The Team

Saminu Salisu (Simba)

Founder & Director of Engineering

Engineer and academic researcher with 15 years experience in FinTech, data science and digital forensics. Former lead developer for defense contractors, technology startups and cryptography research. 10 years of experience in cryptography and 5 years of experience in blockchain.


Founder & Software Engineer

Software developer and product designer with 15 years experience in FinTech, SaaS and mobile platform solutions. Specialties include money remittance, e-commerce and enterprise-grade architecture design. 5 years of experience in blockchain software, investing and business development.

Alex Kirby

Strategic Advisor

Engineer and researcher with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University College London. Former research coordinator for the University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies with 10 years of experience in cryptocurrency ranging from business development to protocol design.

Muneeb Zubair

Blockchain Engineer

Programming polyglot and blockchain development expert with 5 years experience. Specializes in decentralized apps development, smart contract implementation, web3 frontend integration among others. Adept in many frontend and backend tech solutions that will come in handy for the Bird project.

Leo Anbarasan

Blockchain Engineer

Software developer and project management expert creating business-centered technical solutions for 15 years. Has deep roots in technologies ranging from Java, to Semantic Technology and is proficient in ETH, Binance, and NEM Smart Contracts. Will bring trailblazing solutions and innovative leadership.

Michael (Lo) Nnamdi

UI Engineer

A graduate of computer science and UX design virtuoso. Certified by Google as a UX designer, has deep experience branding startups with creative, user driven designs that reflect their core values and resonate with their qualified audiences. As Creative Director, Michael’s unique and sensible approach to design will shine through for Bird.Money


Over 4 years experience in crypto and 5 years in customer relations. Exceptional presentation, interpersonal and relationship skills.