Michel Deleuran, Denmark
Logistics and WTC Kyiv Governance
Michel DeleuranLogistics and WTC Kyiv Governance
Mr. Deleuran has served as an executive at some of the largest maritime and logistics companies. He is a former chief executive of Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company and part of the A.P. Moller–Maersk Group. His 30+ years in international business has seen him working in both Europe and in Qatar, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Egypt. He has managed complex transport and logistics businesses, gaining a deep understanding of organizational issues and leadership dynamics. He is a co-founder of a market-first online asset trading platform and he currently serves as Partner in one of the world’s leading Executive Search firms. Mr. Deleuran is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, The Wharton School and Columbia Business School.
Mirjana Perko, Slovenia
Privatization and Corporate Governance
Mirjana PerkoPrivatization and Corporate Governance
Founder and CEO of InCon, Ms. Perko is a finance and investment expert, startup coach, angel investor and entrepreneur. She is a former executive at investment consulting firm Gorenje Group, and she has held board of director seats at numerous companies and has served on external boards. In these roles, she engages constructively to develop productive relations between board members, executive management and other stakeholders. Ms. Perko is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and IEDC Bled School of Management.
Alex Sheyner, United States
Economy of Trust Exchange
Alex SheynerEconomy of Trust Exchange
Mr. Sheyner is a managing partner at PSSL and former senior advisor at McKinsey & Company. He is an experienced management and IT consultant, and a career technologist with a passion for building software that truly helps people. His executive experience includes F50, R&D and early-growth companies. Across industries that include asset management, insurance, FinTech, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, he has implement new products and business concepts supported by integrated operational processes and governance. He holds a degree in computer engineering from Northeastern University.
Rod Robertson, United States
M&A, Private Equity and Family Offices
Rod RobertsonM&A, Private Equity and Family Offices
Mr. Robertson is Managing Partner at Briggs Capital, an international boutique investment bank, and is also the successful author of The Human Vector and Winning at Entrepreneurship. A three-time business owner, he has worked in the entrepreneurial world for decades—selling, buying, and coaching thousands of new business leaders. Mr. Robertson has appeared as a motivational and guest speaker at forums ranging from the Harvard Business School and the Babson MBA program to foreign governments seeking access to U.S. capital and talent. He holds a degree in Political Science from Alfred University in New York.
Robert Cote, United States
IP Rights & Protection and WTC Kyiv Science & Research Park
Robert CoteIP Rights & Protection and WTC Kyiv Science & Research Park
Mr. Cote is a former Managing Principal at McKool Smith and served as partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe where he was one of New York's leading intellectual property (IP) litigators. He is the CEO of Cote Capital, a company he founded to create a better way of investing in emerging companies. Called IP Capital, this method offers an alternative to venture capital, allowing emerging companies with products and services based on highly differentiated, well protected and transformational IP to substantially lower the cost of start-up financing. Mr. Cote graduated from the School of Law at St. John’s University.
Arvind Uppal, India
Consumer Industries and International Marketing
Arvind UppalConsumer Industries and International Marketing
Mr. Uppal is Chairman of Whirlpool of India Ltd., where he previously served as President for Asia Pacific and is credited with the dramatic turnaround of its India operations. Prior to Whirlpool, Arvind worked over 18 years at Nestle in India, Switzerland, China and South East Asia. An astute strategist, Mr. Uppal has over thirty-one years of experience in the consumer industry and currently serves on the boards of Gulf Oil Lubricants India, and Akzo Nobel India Ltd. He was an industry advisor to Advent International and is currently a mentor to numerous startups in the consumer space.
Dan Mee, United States
Real Estate Finance
Dan MeeReal Estate Finance
Mr. Mee is president of Dillon Capital Advisors and a former president and C-suite executive at leading investment firms in Boston. He has run public and private real estate finance and investment companies, including growing an SEC-registered investment advisory to over $1 billion in managed assets, and has extensive operational and investment experience with a broad range of financial services companies. Mr. Mee holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Oleh Malskyy, Ukraine
Hospitality and Tourism
Oleh MalskyyHospitality and Tourism
Mr. Oleh Malskyy has over 15 years of legal practice experience in representing leading national market players, foreign and CIS-based blue-chips in various corporate, transactional and competition matters in such industries as natural resources, energy and oil & gas, telecommunications, media, pharmaceutical, insurance and financial institutions. He has also represented numerous clients in a wide range of antitrust and antidumping issues and provided complex legal advice on matters of Ukrainian foreign and international law. Prior to joining Eterna Law, Oleh held position of a Senior Associate with Magisters (currently EPAP), one of the major Ukrainian law firms; practiced with the UK-based Magic Circle law firm Herbert Smith and a leading US-based law firm WilmerHale in Brussels. On the public side he also interned for the Parliament of Ukraine, interned for the Parliament of Canada, European Commission in Brussels and UNCTAD in Geneva.