We are a group of community-service driven students, recent graduates, financial professionals, and blockchain enthusiasts passionate about using technology to make the world a better place. The Jesuit Token began in a Fordham University graduate classroom and quickly evolved into an ambitious project.



Peter Nesvold
Peter NesvoldAdvisor
Peter is a Managing Director at Silver Lane Advisors where he spearheads the firm’s growth initiatives. A lawyer, CFA, and CPA by background, he offers unique perspective into the structuring of complex corporate transactions. He has advised on M&A deals involving companies ranging in size from less than $10 million to more than $1 billion. Peter is a 19-year veteran of Wall Street. He was previously a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns and a Managing Director at Jefferies & Co. Peter has co-authored four books for McGraw-Hill — most notably, The Art of M&A: A Merger, Acquisition, and Buyout Guide, the definitive resource for M&A professionals.

Peter graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham University School of Law (cum laude, Order of the Coif).

Nick Gogerty
Nick GogertyAdvisor
Nick is the Co-founder of SolarCoin, a blockchain-powered renewable energy reward system used in 58 different countries. Nick also acts as a blockchain advisor to various global groups (governments, ministers, G20, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNDP, Fortune 500, global banks and hedge funds) and counts several awards within the blockchain space, notably the MIT Solve winner UN HQ: chronic disease with blockchain solution and Award UN COP22 (blockchain micro-grid design for dev. world). Nick is a former Sr. Business Analyst at Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, and the Chief Analyst for deep future research institute modeled on MIT MediaLab: 70 projects (AI, computation, life sciences)

Finally, Nick is an Ivy League author in innovation, macro-economics, and value investing. He holds an MBA in quantitative approach to hedge funds.


Paul Johnson
Paul JohnsonCo-founder & Tsar
Paul has 35 years of experience as an investment professional and 25 years as a business school professor. Paul analyzed all sectors of the technology industry in his 20 years as a sell-side research analyst and has participated in more than 100 venture capital investments and investment banking transactions in his career. Paul acts as a Senior Advisor with Harbor Peak, a financial services firm that provides advisory services to companies and governments on issues related to digital currency, ICOs, and token-based business models. Paul is an Adjunct Professor at the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, where he teaches courses on value investing, digital currencies and blockchain technology. Paul is a co-author with Paul Sonkin of Pitch the Perfect Investment, The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street, published in September 2017. He was a contributing annotator to The Most Important Thing, Illuminated, by Howard Marks; co-author of the history of value investing in Columbia Business School: A Century of Ideas, a book celebrating the school’s 100-year anniversary; and, co-author of The Gorilla Game, Picking Winners in High Technology.

Paul has an MBA in Finance from the Executive Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Nemanja Zarkovic
Nemanja ZarkovicCo-founder & CEO
Nemanja is an entrepreneur with a serious passion for technology and finance. He briefly explored a career in investment management at Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking and Investment Group in NYC where he supported a team managing $15 Billion in assets. While still in college, Nemanja started his entrepreneurial career by launching an online smartphone and wholesale business. He then proceeded to build an online marketplace and real estate platform for university students. His passion for basketball led him to join 6th Boro Sports as a director of operations to help the company structure and develop a new line of business.

Nemanja received a Master of Finance and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

Christopher Oster
Christopher OsterCo-Founder & Chief Business Development
Chris is a project manager at one of the world’s leading architecture and engineering firms. He is responsible for successfully navigating project teams on multi-billion dollar construction projects across the globe including airports, skyscrapers and city masterplans to completion. Chris is actively involved in the firm’s strategic committee and is directly responsible for analyzing and presenting firm-wide insights highlighting past project performance data, current market trends, future growth opportunities and emerging technologies.

Chris has a Master’s in Finance from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Drexel University.

Federico Pallante
Federico PallanteDeveloper
Kajon Pompey
Kajon PompeyCommunity Outreach
Kyle Walsh
Kyle WalshCommunity Outreach