MANAGEMENT TEAM

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    MARCIA FAVALE CEO & COO Blingby visionary and U.S. Patented Inventor, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Disrupter with over 25 Years of Finance, Investment and Business Development experience that includes media and entertainment and telecommunications. NYU (Political Science) & Oxford (EMBA, Master of Science in Major Programme Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy), MIT (AI, Blockchain, and Machine Learning Certifications). Member, Google’s Women Techmakers. Knowledge: HTML/5, CSS3, JS, Bootstrap, Python, and Drupal 8 Web Development.
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    MICHELE FRANCIS CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER Over 30 years in contemporary art and visual delivery experience, and a decade in print Fashion & Media. Parsons School of Design. Member, Google’s Women Techmakers. MediaMath Programmatic Certification. Wharton Online Digital Marketing Certificate. Cornell Design Thinking Certificate. Member of the Institute of Directors, London. Knowledge: HTML5, CSS3, JS, Bootstrap. Agile & Scrum methodologies.

PRODUCT & ANALYTICS

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    Rachel Greeman Senior Product Manager Social media expert and longtime content creator and contributor. Event and community organizer. Experienced writer, designer, editor, podcaster, and videographer. Fields include Fashion, Entertainment, and Hospitality. NYU, College of Arts and Sciences. MediaMath Programmatic Certification. Certified in Snapchat Digital Advertising. HTML/5. Knowledge: CSS3, JS. Agile & Scrum methodologies.
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    Ellie Dlouha Design Technologist Parsons School of Design. Specializes in Design and Technology. Graphic designer and front-end coder, focusing on UI/UX. Bridges creative strategy and developing execution. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Procreate, Fine Art, Figma. MediaMath Programmatic Certification, and Drupal 8 Web Development.
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    Renee Pellum Q&A Engineer | Scrum Master 16 Plus years of experience planning, developing, and conducting tests on components, products, and systems. Proficient at working on multiple projects and meeting deadlines. Excellent at learning and adopting to new technologies and tools. Software & app testing, assistance in debugging, technical and UX feedback, UI/UX. Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology.
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    Isaac Park Project Manager | Technical Project Manager Project Manager and Technical Project Manager with years of experience deploying technologies and working with entrepreneurs to strategize and launch their products. Entrepreneur. Experienced in UX/UI designs and Agile & Scrum methodologies. Skills: HTML, CSS, Git, Python, and MySQL. New York Institute of Technology.
  • TECHNOLOGY & OPERATIONS

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        Camilo Aguilar Director, Technology and Operations Over 12 years of experience in software development and operations including web development and mobile app solutions. Senior engineer, managing development teams using Agile methodology. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a master's degree in Information System Management and certified to deliver products with Scrum principle. FullStack Developer skilled in C#, Python, Javascript, Swift, and Objective-C, with AWS knowledge.
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        Muhammad Hamad DevOps | Systems Architect AWS Certified DevOps Engineer 9+ years of experience in the IT industry with varied expertise in the Information Technology arena focused on Systems Administration, DevOps, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Storage, Compute and Network. Hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing mission critical deployments in AWS, leveraging configuration management, CI/CD, and DevOps processes.

      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 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 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 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 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 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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          Marvin Segel Marvin, star shop COO, has over 20 years experience in direct response tv shopping, marketing, business development and e-commerce.
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          Jeff Cooper 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 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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          Chris Del Gatto Chris Del Gatto is a pioneer for luxury market growth, 20 years experience in diamond and fine jewelry. Launched Circa in 2001, (Chairman & CEO); sold to private equity. After merging with I Do Now I Don’t in 2015, Chris launched DELGATTO, where he currently serves as Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO.
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          Dominic Ambrosio 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 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 Mr. Kislin has practiced at Greenberg Traurig for over 10 years. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Lehigh University.