Advisory board



President of Going
Global Ventures

Vice Chair of Venture and External Affairs

Mark Minevich, author and world-renowned visionary in the fields of digitization and artificial intelligence, is the principle founder of Going Global Ventures in New York and Venture Partner of GVA Capital in Silicon Valley. He is a Senior Fellow of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils and Senior Advisor of the Council of Competitiveness in Washington DC and charter member of the B20/G20’s Digitalization Task Force as an expert in digitization, advanced autonomous systems, and the future of AI. Mark’s track record speaks for itself and he’s always in demand. The combination of his unique experience and background in business strategy, technology, and innovation, his global orientation and expertise, and his exposure to working in the corporate, private, tech and investment sectors makes Mark an invaluable contributor.

Mark is the author of the books

– Six Billion Minds endorsed by former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Laureate Shimon Peres
– The CTO Handbook



Founder / Managing Partner of
Align Investment GMBH

Advisor for Comtrade Gaming and Digital Services

Christopher Keen spent 15 years of his professional career with the UniCredit Group where he served in a variety of roles. He was responsible for the Group’s European Direct Equity Investment business, established and managed the Group’s Private Equity Fund Investment activity and was a senior member of the Leveraged Finance Unit. His skills as a top decision maker result from his experience as a member of the steering committees for the bank, as well as a board member for 3 different portfolio investment companies. Prior to founding his own investment company in 2012, Mr. Keen held the title of Managing Director at UniCredit Bank AG based in Munich.



Comtrade Group

Alexis Lope-Bello has been involved in the IT industry since 1982. The same year, he started his first computer company. He participated in its IPO, and the company grew to become a Fortune 500. Mr. Lope-Bello is a founding member of Europe IT, created as a vehicle to do an MBO (management buy-out) in Scandinavia of the CHS subsidiaries and a founding member of eHouse, a Russian holding company and one of the largest Internet companies in the country. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.



CFO of
Comtrade Group

Terry T. Curtis is a C-level finance executive with a strong background in the IT industry and a diverse skillset that allows him to make impact in the areas of finance, strategic planning, company restructuring and acquisitions. He has proven his capacity as a business leader in a variety of roles that included operations management, IT sector, divisional GM responsibilities, as well as senior level financial positions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Curtis worked for top employers such as IAC Corp., Liberty Global Inc., Sumitomo Corp., and Timberland. Mr. Curtis joined Comtrade management team as the leader of the financial department in 2009.