A Professional Team

…with decades of experience helping customers develop innovative payment solutions

Mikhail Krasnov

Chairman & President

Ph.D. in Economics. Certified Director by the London Institute of Directors and former Board Advisor to the Russian Minister of IT. Mikhail is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of over 30 years in the IT industry. Mikhail Krasnov was a co-founder of Verysell Group in 1990, the preceding firm of Verysell Technologioes and one of the top 10 largest IT holdings in Russia on 2004-2011.

Petr Krasnov

CEO & CFO

Petr brings to the table 14 years of legal and financial experience. Petr began his career in the hedge funds industry in London. He has been on both sides of multiple M&A deals, as well as working for 3 years in corporate finance within the IT industry. For the past 7 years, Petr has spearheaded multiple complex mandates which include cross-border mergers, restructurings and commercial litigations. He graduated from Cornell University and speaks three languages.

David Drever

Chief Commercial Officer

David is responsible for leveraging the roles that sales and marketing play in driving growth for the business, as well as aligning all revenue-generating departments and building strategic partnerships. David has 20 years’ experience in the online payments industry and has spent most of his career developing sales and strategic partnerships channels.

Prior to joining VeryPay, he was Business Development Director for two start-ups, FXCPay - a disruptive multi-currency payments solution and Hokan - a private key management technology provider for crypto custodians. Prior to this he was VP of Global Partnerships for WorldPay’s e-commerce division. His team developed profitable commercial channels with leading technology platforms and systems integrators across multiple vertical markets.

David has a deep passion for business psychology. He is a qualified NLP Master Practitioner, Cognitive Hypnotherapist, Trainer and Coach. He has led several international leadership programmes and has spent the last 20 years building expert teams.

Andrey Tikhonov

Chief Technical Officer

Andrey has over 20 years of progressive technology development and executive management experience within the card payments industry. Andrey has held VP and CTO positions with leading point-of-sale terminal manufacturers and VARs, including Lipman, VeriFone, ExaDigm, PAX, Dejavoo Systems and Castles Technology. He provides vision, strategy and direction through the full product life cycle - from inception to implementation, market introduction and maintenance. Andrey holds both a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Information Technology and Computer Science from Novosibirsk Technical University in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Andrei Abdulov

Head of Product

Andrei has over 10 years of experience in Information Technology. He is an expert in requirements engineering, business and systems analysis. He has a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Andrei spent 5 years with leading Swiss banks (Credit Suisse and UBS) and successfully delivered many global product enhancements. Andrei is a team player who bridges the gap between business stakeholders and development teams, applying agile methodologies for software development.
Chairman & President

Mikhail Krasnov

Ph.D. in Economics. Certified Director by the London Institute of Directors and former Board Advisor to the Russian Minister of IT. Mikhail is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of over 30 years in the IT industry. Mikhail Krasnov was a co-founder of Verysell Group in 1990, the preceding firm of Verysell Technologioes and one of the top 10 largest IT holdings in Russia on 2004-2011.
CEO & CFO

Petr Krasnov

Petr brings to the table 14 years of legal and financial experience. Petr began his career in the hedge funds industry in London. He has been on both sides of multiple M&A deals, as well as working for 3 years in corporate finance within the IT industry. For the past 7 years, Petr has spearheaded multiple complex mandates which include cross-border mergers, restructurings and commercial litigations. He graduated from Cornell University and speaks three languages.
Chief Revenue Officer at VeryPay

David Drever

David is responsible for leveraging the roles that sales and marketing play in driving growth for the business, as well as aligning all revenue-generating departments and building strategic partnerships. David has 20 years’ experience in the online payments industry and has spent most of his career developing sales and strategic partnerships channels.

Prior to joining VeryPay, he was Business Development Director for two start-ups, FXCPay - a disruptive multi-currency payments solution and Hokan - a private key management technology provider for crypto custodians. Prior to this he was VP of Global Partnerships for WorldPay’s e-commerce division. His team developed profitable commercial channels with leading technology platforms and systems integrators across multiple vertical markets.

David has a deep passion for business psychology. He is a qualified NLP Master Practitioner, Cognitive Hypnotherapist, Trainer and Coach. He has led several international leadership programmes and has spent the last 20 years building expert teams.

CTO at VeryPay

Andrey Tikhonov

Andrey has over 20 years of progressive technology development and executive management experience within the card payments industry. Andrey has held VP and CTO positions with leading point-of-sale terminal manufacturers and VARs, including Lipman, VeriFone, ExaDigm, PAX, Dejavoo Systems and Castles Technology. He provides vision, strategy and direction through the full product life cycle - from inception to implementation, market introduction and maintenance. Andrey holds both a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Information Technology and Computer Science from Novosibirsk Technical University in Novosibirsk, Russia.
VeryPay Product Owner

Andrei Abdulov

Andrei has over 10 years of experience in Information Technology. He is an expert in requirements engineering, business and systems analysis. He has a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Andrei spent 5 years with leading Swiss banks (Credit Suisse and UBS) and successfully delivered many global product enhancements. Andrei is a team player who bridges the gap between business stakeholders and development teams, applying agile methodologies for software development.