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Jonathan Cornelissen is a data scientist and entrepreneur. His main focus over the past decade has been centered around efforts to further education in data science. His doctorate is in the field of financial econometrics. During the pursuit of that degree, he published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals on data science, statistics, and economics. He’s also known for developing an R package to be used in quantitative finance.
Doug Naidus is a highly respected businessman who was born in the United States. He is best known as being the man who created World Business Lenders, LLC. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of that company. He went to college at Syracuse University. He majored in finance and earned a bachelor’s degree. One of the first things he did after graduating college was to create a mortgage brokerage company called IPI Skyscraper. The company would eventually go on to become one of the most profitable companies in the mortgage brokerage industry. This helped Naidus to make a name for himself. He earned the respect of other top professionals and competitors.
It’s not every day that you see a CEO brewing a pot of coffee for the office. James Reese isn’t just any CEO, though. “People see me making coffee, and I get people [who] come up and go, ‘Hey boss, we got this.’ I go ‘Nope, I drank the last cup. My turn,’” says Reese. Reese’s example of servant-leadership is refreshing in a world full of power-leadership and CEOs using their authority solely to amass wealth.
TJ Maloney is the chairman and CEO of Lincolnshire Management, a private equity firm based out of New York City that invests in lower middle-market companies across a wide array of industries. Founded in 1986, Lincolnshire takes a collaborative approach to private equity investment through extensive research and experience. Maloney joined Lincolnshire in 1993, has been on the investment committee, and is actively involved with its portfolio companies. Lincolnshire Management’s goal is to provide an operational focus that aims to find potential growth. The firm creates a tailored execution plan designed to implement projects and improve processes and systems.
Nitin Khanna, CEO of Mergertech, a Mergers and Acquisitions advisory company that provides tech consulting services through global relationships and quality expertise from its team. The dedicated entrepreneur got his start working at Oracle and in paper manufacturing after graduating from Purdue. The Portland-based entrepreneur has endured a long road to success while simultaneously pursuing his passions.