Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Mr. Todd Ruppert

Capital Markets Advisory

Founder and CEO of Ruppert International. Todd retired from T. Rowe Price, the global asset management firm with over $1 trillion under management, where he was CEO and President of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, Co-President of T. Rowe Price International, and a member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price Group. Todd is a venture partner at Greenspring Associates, a venture capital firm with over $12 billion under management. Todd is Chairman of several firms, President of London’s Royal Parks Foundation, a global ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, and a Board member of INSEAD Business School and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Mr. Andy Stewart

Capital Markets Advisory

Industry Partner at Motive Partners, an investment platform with expertise in financial technology businesses. Andy also serves as Chief Innovation Officer at Wilshire and is Executive Chairman of Global Shares. Prior to joining Motive, Andy co-led Blackrock’s Alternative Investment Platform (BAI). He helped grow the business to over $120 billion in assets and more than $1.2 billion in revenues. Andy chaired BAI’s Executive Committee and was a member of the BAI Investment Committee.

Dr. Ali Yousefiani

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Industry Technical Fellow and Chief Scientist for Metallic Materials Technology for Boeing Research & Technology, Dr. Yousefiani was a Co-Investigator for the ARPA-E funded development program for Hyperion’s breakthrough, patented titanium metal and powder technologies. Dr. Yousefiani has a successful track record of leading strategic investment decisions and enterprise level R&D initiatives.

Dr. Eliana Fu

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Materials scientist with extensive industry experience in aerospace additive and traditional manufacturing at Titanium Metals Corp (TIMET). Dr. Fu also had roles with SpaceX and Relativity Space, who are global leaders in the application of 3D printing for rocket production for space exploration. She participated in former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Advanced Manufacturing Committee and is Ambassador for the Las Vegas Chapter of Women in 3D Printing.

Dr. Kesh Keshavan

Scientific and Technology Advisory

Pre-eminent materials scientist with a background in industry and a track record of inventing and commercializing new technologies. Dr. Keshavan has 30 years of experience in the field of Superhard materials, holds over 200 patents and is the recipient of “Most Cited Author; The Institute for Scientific Information.