The Cybernetic

Economic Intelligence

Foundation

 
Who are we?
The Cybernetic Economic Intelligence Foundation (CEIF) is a group of passionate and highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to helping low-moderate income workers overcome the challenges of technological redundancy and wage stagnation. Comprised of a growing number of experts in fields such as technology, logistics, finance, economics, and public policy, the team has a wealth of knowledge and experience that they use to develop innovative solutions to these complex issues.
 
At the forefront of our work is a commitment to creating equitable access to technology and the benefits it can bring. We understand that an increasing number of workers across the country face significant barriers to learning new skills and accessing opportunities to succeed among continuous technological advancement, and we are passionate about finding ways to bridge these gaps.
That’s why the CEIF commits its efforts to researching and developing new ways of including the broader public into the economic, financial, and commercial benefits of the digital age. Our goal is to establish an alternative, so that every member of the public has the opportunities they need to succeed in today's rapidly changing economy.
 
Our Team
Nathan Essue - Chairman
Nathan Essue
Chairman & CEO
With over 15 years of diverse experience in the eCommerce industry, Nathan has developed a deep understanding of the profound impact of societies transitioning to a digital economy. He brings firsthand knowledge of the challenges faced by small businesses in a global marketplace and the rapid evolution of the digital ecosystem. Through the CEIF, Nathan aims to assemble industry experts in finance, economics, logistics, and related fields to pioneer a new eCommerce paradigm that bridges the gap between automation and labor. His ultimate objective is to empower a future where the economic benefits of technology are distributed efficiently and equitably to the broader public.
Chief Technology Officer
Gloryvee Cordero
Chief Technology Officer
Gloryvee is a seasoned professional with over twenty years of dedicated service in the technology sector. Her unwavering passion for emerging technology and her commitment to progress have propelled Ms. Cordero to excel in a variety of roles. As a Chief Technology Officer, Gloryvee has consistently been a pioneer of technological innovation, working with 15 Fortune 500 companies including Sony, General Motors, CVS, and Verizon, as well as prominent public sector research organizations such as NASA, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Health. She has also successfully guided four startup ventures to exit.

During her tenure as Head of Innovation at CVS Health, Gloryvee led teams in the development and execution of innovative strategies that harnessed technology to improve patient care, streamline operations, and deliver forward-thinking solutions within the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and retail industries. Her exceptional work in this role earned her the prestigious Gartner's Innovation Award for her groundbreaking work in real-time adjudication modernization on Blockchain.

Her commitment to establishing technology that impacts society, her extensive industry experience, and her role as a catalyst for innovation have all contributed to a fulfilling career dedicated to transforming ideas into reality.
Yingbo Li Ph D - Chief Information Officer
Yingbo Li Ph. D
Chief Information Officer
Yingbo Li is a senior executive with over a decade of experience as a CTO and Global Senior Director. He holds an executive MBA with distinguished departmental honors from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Data Science and AI from the Polytechnic Institute of Paris.

As Global Senior Director of Data at Publicis Groupe, Yingbo led a global team of over 80,000 colleagues in transformative strategies for a $300M E-commerce enterprise. His dynamic journey has included Chief Technology Officer roles at Visionogy, UK and Naister, France, where he pioneered agile development methodologies and achieved significant growth based on data science and machine learning. Yingbo's contributions also extend to the academic realm, where he led interdisciplinary teams and drove transformative projects in bioinformatics and AR/VR research as well as having published pioneering patents and thought-provoking articles. His passion for innovation, technology, and data-driven sales has been a constant driving force throughout his career."
Deep Mukhopadhyay Ph D - Chief Data Science Advisor
Deep Mukhopadhyay Ph. D
Chief Data Science Advisor
Dr. Deep Mukhopadhyay holds the esteemed position of Chief Data Science Advisor at the Cybernetic Economic Intelligence Foundation (CEIF), where his leadership is instrumental in shaping the organization's strategic decisions and spearheading advancements in the research and development of cutting-edge quantitative financial technology.

Deep brings more than 15 years of broad research expertise in quantitative sciences and has authored more than 30 top-tier publications in statistics, machine learning, and econometrics. His academic journey includes prestigious faculty positions at institutions like Stanford and Temple University. Expanding his impact beyond academia, as the CEO and Founder of United Analytics and Computational Intelligence, Inc, he has also been involved as a strategic advisor and distinguished researcher to AI companies. Deep's multifaceted career highlights a rare blend of theoretical expertise and practical leadership, uniquely positioning him as a thought leader in both academia and industry.

Deep holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from Texas A&M University and a Master's of Statistics from the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. His Ph.D. thesis at Texas A&M earned him the prestigious Emanuel Parzen Graduate Research Fellowship Award. Additionally, his Master's at IIT Kanpur is marked by notable achievements, including the coveted Sangeeta Pradhan Memorial Gold Medal, along with the N. Balakrishnan Award of Statistics and Director Medal, and the Prof. J N Kapur Prize for Mathematical Excellence.
Dmitri Krylov Ph D - Chief Data Officer
Dmitri Krylov Ph. D
Chief Data Officer
Dmitri Krylov is a CTO with 23 years of expertise in AI, Software Development, Data Science, and Technical Support. His extensive knowledge spans Web applications, AI, ChatGPT, Neural Networks, APIs, Data Science, ETL processes, and cloud architecture. His experience has derived notable accomplishments in digital transformation, from streamlining cloud-based bank data automation to overseeing credit card transaction processing. Dmitri's impressive career has seen him drive global-scale innovation in organizations of all sizes, holding key technical executive roles at renowned companies such as 3M Health, Emercoin, Brivo, Capital One, and Odysseus Data Services.
Sunny Oller - Chief Financial Officer
Sunny Oller
Chief Financial Officer
Sunny Oller is a blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast with an MBA from the University of Maryland. She brings hands-on experience in both investing and blockchain, gained through personal learning as well as a Blockchain Accelerator Program at UMD, where she focused on DeFi, Tokenomics, and NFTs. Before being the COO at the Cybernetic Economic Intelligence Foundation (CEIF), she served as an AVP and Investment Fellow at T. Rowe Price, gaining insights into portfolio management, quantitative research, and trading. Her undergrad major in Information Systems background and interest in cybersecurity provides a strong foundation for navigating complex financial and blockchain landscapes.
Avijit Thakore VP of Quantitative Research
Avijit Thakore
VP of Quantitative Research
As the Vice President of Quantitative Research, Avi Thakore brings a rich blend of expertise in finance, mathematics, statistics, programming, and machine learning to the table. His primary focus is on developing and overseeing robust investment frameworks within the Cybernetic Economic Intelligence System. Avi's professional journey includes senior roles at Wall Street institutions in both sell-side and buy-side capacities.

In his role as a front office quant, Avi has overseen the complete lifecycle of trading strategy development, from idea generation to model calibration and deployment. His proficiency extends to database management, data engineering, and trade execution analysis, along with interdisciplinary topics.

Avi holds a Master's in Financial Engineering focused on derivatives from Columbia University and dual Bachelor of Science degrees from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Operations Research & Information Engineering. His diverse background and expertise make him adept at constructing and managing sophisticated investment frameworks to drive income and wealth creation via digital assets.
Abhishek Gupta - Director of Quantitative Research & Financial Engineering
Abhishek Gupta
Quantitative Researcher
Abhishek Gupta is a highly experienced financial engineer with over a decade of expertise in mathematical and quantitative research of financial products and markets. He has a proven track record of developing and implementing efficient algorithms in the financial space, resulting in enhanced investment, trading, and risk management strategies for numerous organizations. With dual masters in financial engineering and business administration from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Delhi), Abhishek brings extensive knowledge in mathematical programming, data science, algorithmic trading, and statistics. He has an unwavering dedication to add value to the public through financial technology.
Brittany Black - VP of eCommerce
Brittany Black
VP of eCommerce
As the Director of eCommerce Operations, Brittany Black brings her extensive experience in supply chain management and a keen eye for consumer value. With a background in corporate Operations Management within the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry, Brittany possesses the expertise to navigate the complexities of supply chain management with ease. Through her consultancy work, she has been instrumental in helping companies build and scale their systems and procedures from the ground up. Brittany's extensive experience and dedication to operational excellence make her an invaluable leader in the effort to pioneer eCommerce innovation.
Julia Essue - Research Coordinator
Julia Essue Ph. D
Research Coordinator
Dr. Julia Galmiche-Essue holds a PhD in metatextual analysis from the University of Toronto and has over 12 years of experience in renowned institutions such as University College London, City University London, and the University of Toronto. She is well-versed in the intricacies of research project management, from initial planning to final execution. Leveraging her experience in driving successful collaborative research endeavors, Julia will play a pivotal role in initiating and coordinating partnerships between the CEIF and various research institutions.
Ian Scarffe - Blockchain Advisor
Ian Scarffe
Blockchain Advisor
Ian Scarffe is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant with business experience from around the world. He is a Key Opinion Leader with a social media reach of over 10,000,000 people.

An expert in Startup, Investment, Fintech, Web3, Web4, AI, and Blockchain industries, Ian currently consults and advises for a range of multi-million dollar companies and is supported by a broad base of funders who include: Blockchain Angels, Blockchain Investors and Funds, Accredited investors, Institutional Investors, Venture Capital Firms, Business Angels and Syndicates, Family Offices, Corporate Venture Funds and Ultra high-net-worth individuals.

As a leading entrepreneur, Ian is on a personal mission to develop a culture of entrepreneurship, helping startups achieve their full potential as well as helping to expand existing companies.

His overall mission is to foster a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities across the world.
 
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