MANAGEMENT TEAM

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    MARCIA FAVALE FOUNDER & CEO
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    MICHELE FRANCIS CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

PRODUCT & ANALYTICS

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    Ellie Dlouha Design Technologist
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    Isaac Park Project Manager | Technical Project Manager
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    Camilo Garcia Lead Data Scientist | Senior Software Engineer
  • TECHNOLOGY & OPERATIONS

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      Camilo Aguilar Lead Tech & Ops | Full Stack Engineer
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      Muhammad Hamad DevOps | Systems Architect

    ADVISORY Board

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      Kim Kelleher President of Advertising Sales and Partnerships for AMC Networks

      Over 20 years in media, marketing, and advertising experience, with a proven track record of success. Prior to her role of Chief Business Officer for Conde Nast, Kelleher ran the Wired Media Group and was the president of Say Media, a start-up. Previously, Kelleher was global publisher of Time. During her tenure, she was named Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year in October 2011. Kelleher also served as Vice President and Publisher of Sports Illustrated, where she was the first female executive to lead Sports Illustrated advertising sales in the history of the brand. Prior to that, she was Vice President and Publisher of Self and was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, the industry’s premier award for outstanding advertising professionals. Kelleher is also an active board member with industry and philanthropic organizations. Currently serving on the boards of the American Advertising Federation (immediate past-Chair), CEW, New York Women in Communications (Past-President) and Cancer & Careers. Kelleher fosters future talent through her active work sitting on the BOV of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism.
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      Kristina Walsh CEO and Founder of BBC Advisors, LLC

      Kristina has 19+ years of experience in senior management roles in the hedge fund and financial services industry. Her firm, BBC Advisors, LLC, provides co-sourced business development and strategic consulting services. In addition, Kristina is a Director at Young America Capital. Prior, Kristina was a Managing Director at IPC, Partner; Head of Onboarding and Business Consulting for Prime Services at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Partner; Head of the Transition Team at Merlin Securities, and Partner; Head of Investor Relations at Connecticut Capital Management. Kristina received her BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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      Merike Kaeo CEO and Founder of Double Shot Security

      Merike Kaeo is CEO and founder of Double Shot Security. She has over 25 years of experience in pioneering Internet technology deployments and developing international policy and corporate security initiatives. Merike instigated and led the first security initiative for Cisco Systems in the mid 1990s and later authored the first Cisco book on security, Designing Network Security, which was translated into multiple languages and widely used in security accreditation programs. In 2007, she was instrumental in fostering cooperation and trust among the global operational security community and the Estonian National CERT during the cyber attacks against Estonia. Merike’s ability to quickly understand new technology paradigms enables her to sift thru hype and focus on technical and practical deployment realities of evolving technologies such as blockchain, AI, quantum cryptography, and more. Merike earned a MSEE from George Washington University and a BSEE from Rutgers University.
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        Veronica webb Influencer and Supermodel

        Veronica Webb is an American model, actress, writer, and television personality. She is the first African-American to have a major cosmetics contract. Webb has appeared on covers of Vogue, Essence, and Elle magazines and on the runway for Victoria's Secret and Chanel.
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        Elisabeth Schaefer Integrated Advertising Partnerships at TIME

        Over 25 years of media sales, marketing, and promotion experience in print, digital, and experiential at Hearst, Conde Nast, and Time Inc. Lehigh University.
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        Janet Dawson Director Relationship Management Institutional Sales and Global Head of Funds, Financial Markets at Westpac Institutional Bank

        Janet has 25 years of finance experience and is Americas Digital Consultant for LAB23. She is designing an internal digital documentation/storage solution, using DLT and AI-based technologies. WAIVCARD Non-Executive Board Director, Australian fintech start-up. Oxford University Executive MBA and Fintech Certificate Course.
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        Nadine Cavusoglu Former Managing Director at UBS, Private Sector Programs at Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

        Over 20 years experience in capital markets with deep experience in originating, structuring and executing financial transactions. Innovative structurer with demonstrated ability to create new, client-tailored structures and solutions that bring significant value. Demonstrated expertise in building new business platforms and leading high-performing teams.
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        Nikki Greenberg Founder Women in PropTech

        Nikki entered the property industry through her career as an architect. Upon completion of her M.Comm, she pivoted into new development marketing, joining Greenland Australia to lead their marketing team. In 2017 she joined Terra Holdings in New York. In 2019 she founded Women in PropTech.
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        Christopher Forman U.S. Air force, Sr. Master Sergeant

        Superintendent of Talent Acquisitions for Air Force Recruiting Service, 313 th Recruiting Squadron, N. Syracuse, NY. He oversees all squadron production matters for eight enlisted accessions flights consisting of nearly 70 military members and four civilian personnel covering more than 55,000 square miles throughout the state of New York. They are charged with inspiring, engaging, and recruiting the brightest young American men and women to sustain the combat capability of the United States Air Force.
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        Jeff Cooper VP Revenue Condé Nast

        Jeff Cooper has had a successful advertising career in sales and revenue management. He currently leads a team of senior sales executives at Conde Nast specializing in Next Generation digital ad products catered to the top beauty companies in the U.S.
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        Shawn Modarresi CEO of SL Tech

        Shawn Modarresi has worked in technology for the last two decades. Founded multiple software startups. Management consultant and technology economist. Successfully acquired IP and created patents. Bachelor’s degree in economics, specializing in applied econometrics, and an MBA from Oxford University.
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        Dominic Ambrosio Former HBO Executive, Business Strategy, Operations, Education, Marketing in Media, Telemedicine and Digital Health, Marketing Professor and Member of the Market Research Advisory Board, Seton Hall University

        Dominic Ambrosio is an accomplished media content and business strategy executive with expertise across industries. From start-ups to fortune 500 companies, such as HBO, Ambrosio has developed business strategies and driven revenue. He has fostered mergers & acquisitions, lead network operations, spearheaded media productions, branding, and fundraising.
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        Joel Motley Chairman of OppenheimerFunds' New York Board of Trustees

        Joel Motley is currently the Chairman of the Governance Committee of the New York Board of the Oppenheimer Funds. He oversees assets in a variety of equity and fixed-income funds. Motley is Co-Chair of the Human Rights Watch Board of Directors and serves on the boards of Historic Hudson Valley and The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.
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        Jason Kislin Partner at Greenberg Traurig

        Mr. Kislin has practiced at Greenberg Traurig for over 10 years. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Lehigh University.
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        Ludovic Phalippou Professor of Financial Economics, Head of Finance Accounting, and Management, University of Oxford (Saïd Business School)

        Professor Ludovic Phalippou is a Faculty member of the Said Business School at the University of Oxford, and Head of the Finance Accounting and Management Economics group. He is also a Fellow at The Queen’s College, and sits on its Investment Committee. Over the past twenty years Professor Phalippou has researched the private equity industry. For ten years, Professor Phalippou has taught private equity to MBA/EMBA students, and developed a variety of executive education courses, including customized programs for leading consulting companies and asset managers. In addition to some teaching awards at the University of Oxford and University of Amsterdam, Professor Phalippou was honored as one of “The 40 Most Outstanding Business School Profs Under 40 In The World” by the business education website Poets & Quants in 2014. In 2016, Real Deals magazine listed him as one of the 20 most influential individuals in private equity in Europe – the only academic listed.