A Team

…with a cumulative 100 years of experience in business and finance

Mikhail Krasnov

Chairman & President

Mikhail Krasnov holds a Ph.D. in Economics and was confirmed as a Certified Director by the London Institute of Directors. 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 Technologies, and one of the top 10 largest IT holdings in Russia from 2004-2011. Mikhail is a Swiss national.

Petr Krasnov

CEO & CFO

Petr brings to the table 14 years of legal and financial experience. Having begun his career in the hedge fund industry in London, Petr has been on both sides of multiple M&A deals, and has further worked 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. Petr is a Swiss national.
Michael Bayer

Michael Bayer

Non-Executive Director

In 2018, Michael established his own business, MBB-Advisors AG, in Switzerland, focusing on M&A, transformational processes, portfolio management, and business plan reworking. He is active on the startup and VC scene and is a member of SICTIC in Switzerland, an Advisory Board Member of the London Technology Club, and a non-exec Director in two other businesses in which he is an investor. Michael’s expertise is centered around the High Tech, Telco, Retail, and Banking sectors. He has lead teams of up to 6000 employees on a national and global basis and had business responsibilities up to a top-line of $6 billion. Over the past 25 years, he has held positions with Philips, TMobile, Cisco, Symbol/Motorola, and Avaya, and has most recently served as EVP and Executive Officer at NCR. Michael is a German national.

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.
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.