Expert Team Members.

We are a team of veterans, technologists, bankers and business people, who are also practical thought-leaders and innovators.   We have a long history of working together and trust each other to deliver every time.

Dr.Peter Ojo


Innovator. Business Process  Automation, Top 1 percentile.  Obtained nationwide mobile  payment/remittance licenses for  VTN. Processed over $700m in  the last 24 months. Developed  software for Lockheed-Martin,  RES, Hitachi, AT&T, and British  Telecom, IRS, TSA.

Joel Patenaude


Joel Patenaude has in the past  year helped fund and launch a  microfinance bank and license  a new bank both in frontier  markets. Experience in digital  currencies, P2P foreign  exchange and remittances.

Catherine Berruer

Vice President

Worked for various national and international agencies and private institutions in Washington DC and France. Responsible for reviewing and managing multimillion dollar scholarship program to people in poverty-stricken areas. Fluent in English, French, and Spanish

Olufunmilayo Ojo

Coordinated Ecommerce  activities, handling millions of  dollars per year. Facilitated  partnerships with POS vendors  for air time/data vending,  electricity and cable network  bill payments and also p2p  money transfers. Executive  Director of VTNetwork.

Brent Segal, Ph.D


20 year career Harvard-trained PhD in Advanced Technology  Development. 200+ Patents and successful exit of electronics  company, Nantero. Large company technology scout focused  on critical game changer technologies.

Michael Bakare,ACFE,CAMS,MA

Lead Compliance Officer at VTN

Michael is CAMS certified with over 5 years of experience working with KYC/AML requirements, contributing to the implementation of a Monitoring and Assurance program, Customer Due Diligence program, Economic Sanctions Compliance program, training program, and reporting. He has performed customer onboarding due diligence for partners globally.

Tidal W. McCoy


43 years’ service at the highest levels of government, private  sector, and new ventures. Translated government  technologies to the commercial market, including the  introduction of the automobile air bag (a $15-20 billion a  year industry). Assistant Secretary of the Air Force under  President Reagan.