Founder Remittancetoken.io, virtualterminalnetwork.com, vtnglobal.com
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.
Founder j2partners Inc
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.
Robbert is a legal advisor to small (tech) businesses and startups. Since 2017 he has been advising crypto and blockchain entrepreneurs. His experience ranges from ICO’s to ground-breaking projects such as exchanges, blockchain patents, and cross-border partnerships. He was involved in one of the first investment funds on the blockchain. Robbert regularly gives public talks. This year ItechLaw.org invited him to present his topic on crypto law at the organization’s world conference in Seattle.
Keynote Speaker and Leadership Development Expert
Rob is a keynote speaker and leadership development expert who utilizes his passion for leadership and communications to help others excel.
Utilizing his unique ability to connect with audiences on challenging topics, Rob generates the same success in his leadership masterminds and keynotes that he had with is best selling technical books. He has been a speaker on leadership, technical, career development, ethics topics since 1999. Rob leverages his relatable nature and stories from an unusual life to connect with audiences and provoke lasting impact.
Rob delivers content from his own Paths To Excellence brand, as well as leveraging content from his affiliation with John Maxwell Team.
Rob's next book, tentatively titled "New Leader School", is set to address one of the more overlooked problems in organizations today: The radical difference in skills most leaders need versus the skills that got them the promotion.
Barrister Oluwagbemiga Ojo
Chief Executive Officer of LAKINBERG LLC
Olugbemiga Ojo is the Chief Executive Officer of LAKINBERG LLC, an International Trade and Investment Consultancy firm having its headquarters in California USA and with operational offices in Washington DC., United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Lagos Nigeria.
LakinBerg is strategically located in the four continents (Africa, Europe, Middle East, and North America), providing business consulting solutions in trade and investments.
lakinBerg provides services in business contracts, partnerships, franchise, trade ( export & import), due diligence, regulatory and legal framework, business set up and market entry, trade platform (buyers meet sellers) and international dispute resolution. From the US, Europe and UAE to Africa and from Africa to the United States, UAE and Europe.
Olugbemiga Ojo is an alumnus of the Harvard Law School, a Notary Public in Washington DC. and the State of Maryland. He is also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association as well as the International Association.
A member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, World Certificate Institute, The Dubai International Court of Arbitrators.
He is a Corporate Commercial Attorney with expertise in international trade law, investment law, capital markets corporate law and regulatory compliance.
He has syndicated so many commercial transactions from investments, trade, franchise, and Venture Capital Advisory.
He had a stint with the Marine Giant AP Moller Maersk and the Capital Market arm of Former First Bank Plc. (First Registrars Ltd) before delving into the global Commerce space of Trade, Law, and Investments.
IBM Watson AI, Data, & Cloud Expert, Lead AI, Huntrecht, Former Head AI, Cognitive Technology, Ecobank.
A technology professional with a background in Economics & Finance. He has 12+ years extensive experience in enterprise solutions and deployment with two stints in Banking industry. A certified Oracle professional with field experiences in financial services and technology industries. He was Head, AI & Cognitive Technology Solutions for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, where he led and positioned the bank for AI era.
He’s a Harvard and Schulich Business School Alumni. He’s passionate about using technology for economic and social development. Mr. Kayode Odeyemi is an avid reader, lover of the universe, organic grower and loves to mentor and coach young people.