Alan McGlade – Managing Director, Digital Entertainment Ventures
Jan16

Alan McGlade – Managing Director, Digital Entertainment Ventures

Alan McGlade is Managing Director of Digital Entertainment Ventures, LLC (DEV), a venture fund that focuses on high growth, early stage companies that are building next generation digital services and applications. DEV recently established DEV Korea which invests in and brings top Korean tech companies to the U.S. for an intensive acceleration program. Mr. McGlade is also a Co-Founder of Miami-based Funding Wonder, an online lending...

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Donna Abood – Chairman Beacon Council
Jan16

Donna Abood – Chairman Beacon Council

Donna Abood serves as the Chairman of the Beacon Council, Miami’s economic development organization.  The Beacon Council facilitates local, national and international business growth and expansion programs, helping companies of all sizes in diverse industries achieve their goals.  With a reputation as one of the most trusted and recognized names in South Florida real estate, Ms. Abood was the founding partner and chairman of...

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Dr. Kini – President & CEO Miami Children’s Hospital
Jan16

Dr. Kini – President & CEO Miami Children’s Hospital

Dr. M. Narendra Kini joined Miami Children’s Hospital as President and CEO in January 2008. Prior to joining the hospital, Dr. Kini served as EVP for Clinical and Physician Services at Trinity Health, the 4th largest Catholic health system in the U.S.  Prior to his work at Trinity, Dr. Kini served at GE Medical Systems in various roles related to information technology.  He was responsible for developing an integrated approach...

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Noah Graj – Managing Partner Graj + Gustaven Inc.
Jan16

Noah Graj – Managing Partner Graj + Gustaven Inc.

Noah Graj is an avid bird photographer and 18 year veteran of Graj +Gustavsen Inc, participating in every aspect of the company from research to strategy.   After studying Integrated Marketing Communications, and always having a passion for forecasting, Noah naturally landed in the area of Business Development and New Ventures for Graj + Gustavsen. Noah’s most recent project is TheDreamTalks®©.  TheDreamTalks®© started in the Bronx,...

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Rick Barker
Jan09

Rick Barker

With over 25 years experience in the music industry, Rick Barker is looked upon as one of the industry’s best marketers and artist developers, having spent three years managing the day-to-day operations of superstar Taylor Swift.   Barker’s impact on music extends to the industry’s record labels.  He was the first record promoter hired by Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta, where he had a role in the...

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