Don Turner/The Virtual CXO
Don Turner has 20 years of experience guiding, building and managing world-class companies on a global basis. He has played key roles in advancing the commercialization of award-winning innovations that have transformed industries such as Financial Services, Investment Banking, Biotechnology, Telecommunications, and Defense Intelligence.
Don is considered an expert at developing and implementing business growth strategies, with an emphasis on building scalable business processes that can support exponential growth. He has served as an Advisory Board Member for Cisco Systems, Committee Chairman for Mass.Biotechnology Council, Guest Lecturer on Innovation Commercialization for Executive MBA students, Conference Speaker on Emerging Areas of Innovation, and Expert Panel Member on Corporate Innovation.
Anitha Vadavatha is Chief Strategist of Covello, a collaborative growth company with a mission to be the catalyst of both industry and community by leveraging tomorrow’s technologies and creative talents to generate economic equity through collaboration.
William Whipple/Amero Global Investors
William Whipple is Founder, President and CIO of Amero Global Investors, a boutique institutional real estate investment firm availing niche investment opportunities. William leads the firm, provides vision, and oversees client relations and new business initiatives. Through over 30 years of financial, investment, risk management, construction, institutional real estate investing, credit risk analysis, portfolio management, entrepreneurial and Fortune 100 management experience, William built a solid reputation on competence, performance and integrity, the founding principles of Amero Global Investors, LLC.
While serving in management positions with two Fortune 100 companies and as a successful entrepreneur, William developed industry leading models for fiduciary responsibility and risk control that will serve institutional investors well. His roles involved top investigative organizations including the FBI. William worked the last 15 years investing in institutional real estate. Prior to founding Amero Global Investors, LLC, William was Director, Institutional Real Estate for TIAA-CREF Asset Management, responsible for development and marketing the organization’s global real estate equity and debt products for institutional investors.