Prior to becoming a lawyer, Renee was a finance professional at the Bank of New York and Chase Bank, N.A. At both banks Renee reviewed and advised major public and private pension funds on investment portfolio performance and allocation. Renee holds a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago where she majored in Finance. Renee’s undergraduate degree is from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in finance and management.
Bianca Y. Blake
As a Global Marketing expert with experience across numerous industries including pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare and fast-moving consumer goods, Mrs. Blake understands the importance of connecting products and services with the consumers they aim to serve. She is an expert at direct-to-consumer communication and delivers results across dynamic global environments. As a global marketing expert, she has managed brands within the US and around the world for several Fortune 100 companies including Merck, GSK, Johnson and Johnson and Bayer, many with annual sales well over $300MM as well as small companies and startups. .
Emmanuel Abiodun is the Chief Technology Officer of GAEX. A technologist and entrepreneur with over 10 years experience in finance and technology, Emmanuel brings his vast experience in leadership and execution to lead GAEX technology at a time whereblockchain, artificial Intelligence and BigData collide to build powerful businesses.
Thierry F. Dongala is a Contributor at Afropolitain Magazine and Founder of the Africa Investment Leaders Forum in Washington, DC. Thierry is a former organizer of institutional investor investment management conferences for Euromoney Institutional Investor. Prior to Euromoney, Mr. Dongala worked in the United States Senate.
Neil Gordon is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Agricultural Exchange, Inc. The firm was founded as a means to provide financial liquidity to emerging markets while growing global private partnerships with sovereigns and corporations. Neil’s prior experience includes: JPMorgan Chase MBS Trading and Organization; Deutsche Bank Securitized Product Controlling; and KPMG Financial Risk Management.