April 15, 2019 at 1:39 pm #116181
Ben Zandi, Vice Chairman of the Board
President and Chief Executive of Fraport USA
$AHIX… One of the focus sectors of the company is, AVIATION.
Ben Zandi is the President & CEO, Fraport USA https://www.fraport-usa.com/about-us/leadership/ Fraport USA is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Fraport AG and as such a member of Fraport Group, one of the largest airport operators worldwide. https://www.fraport.com/en/our-company.html
For more than 30 years, Ben Zandi has been a driving force behind business turn-arounds, mergers and acquisitions, commercial expansion and industry reinvention.
As the President and Chief Executive of Fraport USA, the North American division of Fraport Group, the $3.3 billion global airport operations company, Mr. Zandi takes an active role in reimaging airport travel with pioneering technologies, retail concepts and new levels of customer experience.
Currently, his operations extend from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Baltimore-Washington to JetBlue’s headquarters terminal at JFK and the new $1.2 billion Nashville International Airport.
Mr. Zandi has been on the leading edge of brand redevelopment, growth and scalability in performance management. As Executive Vice President of Operations for private equity firm Bunker Hill Capital, Mr. Zandi provided extensive strategic, financial and operational experience for newly acquired companies, creating value and transforming operations into new growth.
President, CEO and Co-Founder of Elias/ Savion https://www.elias-savion.com/
As President, CEO and co-founder of Elias/ Savion, Mr. Elias has authored a national reputation in advertising, marketing, digital and satellite communications. His noteworthy creative campaigns have included such icons as Muhammad Ali, Tony Bennett, Larry King, supermodel Lauren Hutton, NFL Hall of Fame athletes Franco Harris and Jerome Bettis, and Motown legends The Temptations and Smokey Robinson.
Mr. Elias has produced and directed high profile campaigns including the Smithsonian Institute Hall of Fame program, “Behind The Lines” celebrating induction of the UPC and the Global IQ Vision Summit with some of the world’s top corporate leadership and visionaries including Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Steven Ballmer, Irene Rosenthal, Kraft CEO, Terry Block, President – Nestle Purina, and Joseph M. Haggar III, Chief Executive Officer – Haggar Clothing.
Mr. Elias developed and launched VELOCITY World Media as a next-generation experiential medium. Leveraging the reach of satellite technology and power of private, interactive high-definition broadcasting, Mr. Elias created the largest private broadcasting network in the world. http://www.velocityworldmedia.com/
In his role as Executive Producer, Mr. Elias has produced national and global programming for the top Fortune 500 and 100 companiesincluding Charles Schwab with Maria Bartiromo and has been responsible for the launch of groundbreaking product launches for industry leading companies like Takeda, Astra Zeneca, Nova Nordisk Medtronic, EMC2, CA Technologies, IBM, Symantec, and the leading force behind the launch of World Diabetes Day.
COLOTRAQ – Chief Executive Officer / Blockchain & Cloud Computing
Dany Bouchedid is a relationship-driven entrepreneur, leader and visionary with a proven track record of success in building, growing and managing multi- million-dollar enterprises.
As founder and CEO of COLOTRAQ, http://colotraq.com/ Mr. Bouchedid leads a full- service sourcing and consulting firm that helps companies and institutions source data center colocation, managed hosting, cloud computing, network infrastructure and other related telecom services in 140 countries.
Previously, Mr. Bouchedid was a relationship manager in Chase Manhattan Bank’s Technology Services Division where he was responsible for cash management, US dollar clearing, and FX trading back-office solutions to multinational corporations. As Adjunct Professor in Montclair State University’s School of Business, Mr. Bouchedid has taught Strategic Management, Patterns of Entrepreneurship and Ecommerce. He holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and he has an active real estate license in the state of New Jersey.
In addition, Mr. Bouchedid is the founder and president of The Bouchedid Foundation, http://www.bouchedidfoundation.org/ a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to identify and evaluate thousands of charities and non-profit service organizations and rank them using a proprietary algorithm to determine which causes to fund directly.
Blockchain Ninja – Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Marks-Canty – is a progressive and exceptional entrepreneur with a solid track record of success in a variety of industries. She is the CEO of ChainNinja, a Blockchain strategy and development company focused on evangelizing Blockchain technology for the Enterprise. https://www.chainninja.com/
Company has some BIG name partnerships: https://www.chainninja.com/partnerships/
Lisa has been a process improvement specialist for overs 15 years and continues to foster new innovation for the enterprise with her experience in Strategic Management & Strategy Execution. She has held leadership roles in multinational companies, as well as small organizations; leading and managing multifaceted and multicultural business organizations.
Lisa has an in-depth understanding of various business operations, with a proven track record driving and supporting business growth by streamlining processes, reducing operational costs while improving quality, efficiency & productivity. She uses her diversified experience and leadership in business, to create process improvements and efficiencies for the enterprise by using new distributed ledger technologies and analytics.
She advises and guides in a variety of industries (including aviation, finance, and supply chain) to identify the right use cases for their business and taking the company through use case development to the deployment of their Blockchain and distributed applications. Lisa’s experience and thought leadership in business, process improvement, social advocacy, ground-breaking technology and innovation have shaped her into a unique and revolutionary leader in technology.
CEO CogxVision – Expert Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Andrew brings more than 20+ years of broad-based business & military experience in the Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Medical Device, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning industries.
Most recently as the CEO of CogxVision, https://www.cogxvision.com/ Group Vice President Health Systems at AmerisourceBergen https://www.amerisourcebergen.com/abcnew/ and at McKesson Corporation https://www.mckesson.com/ as the Vice President and General Manager, he led a $13B distribution and commercial operation targeting independent pharmacies, Physicians offices and health systems continuum of care.
Andrew brings with him a proven ability to grow revenue, market share & profitability along with experience leading R&D, manufacturing, sales, marketing & distribution in diverse healthcare markets. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a BS degree in Business, achieved the rank of Captain US Army, attended MSBA School University of Heidelberg Germany and completed the Pfizer Executive Management Program at Harvard.
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Dan, you are absolutely right!!April 15, 2019 at 1:51 pm #116191
The team looks Great!!!
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