Board Of Directors
Moises Lean has worked at Oracle in computer programming for the past 20 years. He was born and raised in San Pedro Sula, Honduras where many of his family still reside. He lives in Dublin, CA with his wife and two children.
Kurt is an AVP with Barclays Investment Bank focusing in the natural resources sector. He is a seasoned investment professional with demonstrated success in completing complex financial transactions and operational transformations, especially in emerging economies: with Crescimento Inteligente, an investment management and advisory firm in Africa; with Schulze Global Investments, a private equity firm in Africa, Asia and South America; with Kukula Capital, a venture finance firm in Africa; with the African Development Bank; with Swicorp, S.A., a private equity fund manager with US$1.4 billion under management for the MENA region; and Bear Stearns (now part of J.P Morgan Chase), a global investment bank. Kurt has authored numerous articles exploring opportunities and economic change across Africa for the publications of Ventures Africa, Africa.com, and has published articles for the Harvard Africa Policy Journal. He is a member of both the New York and Massachusetts State Bar Associations having earned his J.D. in Tax Law and Commercial Law at the University of Virginia’s School of Law. Kurt earned his M.B.A. in Finance & Operations from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and his B.A. from the University of Virginia.
Muthu Ananthanarayanan is a Senior Manager based in the San Francisco office of Deloitte Consulting LLP and is a leader within the firm's Strategy and Operations practice. He specializes in advising client executives in their growth strategy, merger integration, divestiture, enterprise restructuring and finance transformation engagements. Over the last ~15 years, Muthu has worked across Asia, Europe and North America, advising clients from Technology, Energy & Resources, Financial Services, and Retail industries. Muthu earned his MBA from the University of Oxford, where he was the recipient of the Richard Metzler scholarship awarded by the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF). Outside his corporate role, he also served as an advisor to an innovative social enterprise that used mobile technologies to deliver affordable healthcare in rural areas.