United World Technologies

United World Technologies is a leading representation and export-assistance consulting firm with offices in Maryland, U.S. and Kiev, Ukraine.


United World Technologies specializes in expanding the reach of U.S companies in the information technology, healthcare, banking, energy, and telecommunications fields into Ukraine and other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, and countries around the world.

  “In my position as Secretary of State, I have worked with executives of UWT for the past few years…I trust in their ability to foster continuing good relations with companies that do business within Russia, Ukraine,the CIS, and the State of Maryland.”


~John P. McDonough,

Maryland Secretary of State




  • Direct access to executives in targeted countries

  • Inside perspective on needs and investment opportunities

  • Exclusive access to suppliers on the ground

  • Expertise on import and export regulations and requirements

  • Translation support during contract negotiation



Paula Kipperman


Mrs. Kipperman has comprehensive experience in assisting foreign customers in finding products and investment opportunities in the United States. Previously, Kipperman worked as an EDS (Electronic Data Systems) liaison between the Federal Government and private insurance companies. In addition, she sold hardware and software to the Federal Government. She trained her customers to use the software which she sold. She has served as a highly successful sales representative for IT&T, selling commercial and residential properties in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, as well as in Florida.  Mrs. Kipperman started, developed, and managed several successful companies where she held the positions of CEO and CFO. She is knowledgeable and creative in obtaining financing for various projects in the international sector.


Born in Ukraine, she keeps in close touch with market conditions there. Mrs. Kipperman holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Russian literature from the University of Maryland and she speaks seven languages.

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Sergey Tarasenko


Mr. Tarasenko is the CEO of United World Technologies, LLC with over 20 years experience in the IT business. Sergey spends most of his time traveling all over the world meeting and supporting his clients, developing new opportunities,pursues and coming up with new business solutions. He pursues large established CIS IT companies and presents them with proven American-made products in the health, transportation, infrastructure, and security industries. In addition to UWT, Mr. Tarasenko is the CEO at Egar Technology, Ukraine. Previous experiences include Chairman of the Board of Sitronics, Ukraine, General Manager of Kvazar-Micro, and Project Manager at Ukrainian Consulting Group. Mr. Tarasenko is a gold member of IBM and Oracle, providing localization of their products in CIS countries. Born in Ukraine, he is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian and English.


He has a Masters degree from the National Aerospace University - Kharkiv Aviation Institute in Ukraine. Mr. Tarasenko also holds a Masters degree in Business from the Uni Kassel International Management School in Germany.

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Ms. Katherine Bonilla is a professional with a background in Public Relations and Marketing. Her experience includes; research, customer service, marketing, management, social media, writing, translating, editing and proofreading content as well as event planning.

Ms. Bonilla holds an MBA and a Masters of Science from the University of Maryland. She is organized and goal-oriented, and brings an attention to detail to each project she completes. Ms. Bonilla is fluent in both English and Spanish, and has great interpersonal skills.


Katherine Bonilla
Account Executive 
International Marketing


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Ms. Jimena Del Castillo is a professional Graphic Designer with a B.F.A. degree in Visual Arts from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

She has an extensive background in sales, marketing, customer relations, translation and financial services. 

Ms. Del Castillo's skills include Web Design and Development, Graphic Design, Packaging, Branding and Typography. 

She has proven herself to be goal-oriented, enthusiastic about her work. She is a strong asset to any company. Ms. Del Castillo is a world traveler fluent in English, Spanish, and German. She is open to building international partnerships and ventures.

Jimena Del Castillo
Graphic Designer


Jarred Silverman, born in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, has the following qualifications. He completed a marketing degree at the College of Charleston, SC. He has had several successful marketing campaigns. He developed business for Lyft Inc, where through his efforts business increased from 18% to 40% state-wide. Jarred is knowledgeable in social media usage and tendencies. He will work diligently to deliver quality content to his current and potential clients. 


In addition, Jarred created an E-Commerce apparel company, "Bella Ciao", which focused on addressing social issues as well as uniting people. Jarred received first price for his efforts as well as monetary reward. 

Jarred understands communication and content delivery as well as consumer behavior.  This was demonstrated when he pitched a hypothetical venture of a 3D refrigerator, which would aid people with physical disabilities, to access their food. 

Jimena Del Castillo
Graphic Designer


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United World Technologies has recruited leading experts in exporting and international markets.




Our partners have vast international experience in qualifying opportunities, conducting bid and winning processes, negotiating contracts and executing programs within planned schedules and budgets. With partners having over 25 years in international business, we have the business and engineering talent to support the promotion of large and complex technical contracts.

Jonathan Ratner


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  • Business Development

  • Financial Operations

  • Commercialization of Technology

  • Israeli Compliance/Export& Import Law

  • International Financial Structures      

Mr. Ratner is the President and founder of Telarm Holdings, an International Trade company. In addition, he is the acting Chief Financial Officer of a group of international hedge funds and has served as the CFO of a publicly traded company.

Recently, Mr. Ratner led several start-up companies in Citibank’s Technology Accelerator in Tel Aviv, Israel, and continues to provide management services to a number of young Israeli technology companies. Based on his experience working in Israeli security companies, he has lectured in the US on current challenges in Homeland and Cyber Security.

He holds a Master of Management degree from Boston University and was on the Dean’s List at Columbia University in New York.



  • Project Management

  • Financial Management

  • Team Leadership, Training & Support

  • Business Growth & Marketing

  • Strategic Relationship Building

  • Business Plans

  • Cross-Cultural Communications & International Relations

  • Global Experience​

Ms. Bryant is the CEO of Immigration Paralegal Services, LLC specializing in case management, business plans, and business immigration. She develops case strategies for immigration attorneys, which saves them time and resources. Assisted attorneys throughout her professional career on other matters such as divorce, adoption, collections, personal injury, business and corporate law, criminal law, name changes, civil litigation. Ms. Bryant is also a certified translator in Russian and English.


Ms. Bryant’s strongholds are marketing and business development, business management, and international relations.

Anya Bryant

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Ms. Bryant holds an: MBA degree from University of Baltimore
                                   AAS Paralegal degree from Southern Utah University                                                     BA/MA from Kamchatka State Pedagogical Institute

Edward Akpandja

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  • Primary health care professional

  • Medical scientific innovations and advanced diagnostics

  • International relations

  • Foreign market development

  • Ability to connect with people of different backgrounds

Dr. Akpandja has been practicing medicine for the past 16 years in the tropical zone. His specialty is in primary health care. He devotes his time to the practice of medicine in Ghana, Africa as well as developing new business opportunities in the Third World countries.

He represents products made in the United States to governments and potential commercial clients within the African continent.

Dr. Akpandja was born in Ghana and completed his medical training in Russia. He has lived in several countries; as a result, he is fluent in 4 languages and has a comprehensive understanding of inter-cultural relations.