Who We Are

Our team is composed of a dedicated, diverse group of professionals that share a world view that is informed, optimistic and ambitious. We think globally and act globally, and have an earnest faith in American entrepreneurship and innovation and its international capacity.

The GetGlobal Team

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Julian
Leuthold

Founder and CEO

Entrepreneur with international business expertise and extensive experience in the entertainment and online media industry.

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Andrew
Butcher

Head of International Sales
and Publisher

Former International President and Publisher for Time and Fortune; Co-founder of the Fortune Global CEO Forum.

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David J.
Karl

Chief Knowledge Officer

Expert on economic and business relations in Asia. Former director of studies at the Pacific Council on International Policy.

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Anjali
Sharan

Chief of Staff

International affairs professional with significant public policy and branding experience. M.A. in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University-SAIS.

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Karim
Palmieri

Director of Global
Strategy & Partnerships

Brings over 12 years experience in emerging markets marketing and strategic communications. MBA in Foreign Direct Investment & Emerging Markets from the London School of Economics.

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Parker
Coomans

Head of Business Development,
North America & Special Markets

Seasoned professional with extensive experience in strategic planning, customer relations, and sales management. Former Western sales director at LivingSocial.

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Chris
DeMoulin

Head of Marketing

Former Managing Director, UBM Fashion Group; President of MAGIC International, President, Licensing, Advanstar; SVP Licensing & Retail Alliances, The Walt Disney Company

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Antony
McGregory Dey

Director of Marketing

Brings 15+ years of B2B and B2C digital marketing experience. Founder of eCommerce CMO a boutique marketing agency servicing eCommerce companies.

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Jonathan
Huang

Creative Director

A multi-disciplinary creative who specializes in brand design, campaigns and experiences. Clients include: Toyota, Chase, Target, Herman Miller, Sara Lee, Visa and Beats.

The 2017 Board of Trustees

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Spencer
Abraham

Chairman & CEO, The Abraham Group; Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

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Glen
Fukushima

Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former president & CEO of Airbus Japan.

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Ibrahim
Al Husseini

Founder / Managing Partner, FullCycle Energy Fund

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Rajiv
Kumar

Founder Director, Pahle India Foundation and Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research

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John
Rossant

Founder and Chairman, New Cities Foundation

Ken Silverman

Ken
Silverman

Head, North America; Chairman & CEO at Sannam S4

The 2017 Advisory Board

Joel Backaler

Managing Director, Marketing & Corporate Development, Frontier Strategy Group

Rebecca Branham

Founder & CEO, B&L Group

Nigam Chokshi

Control Account Manager, Boeing

Amanda Coolong

Co-chair, Women in Technology International; New Media Entrepreneur

Veronica Estrada

Board Member, Fulfillment Fund

Jim Fenton

Private Wealth Manager, City National Bank

Nick Friese

CEO, Digiday

Keith Herman

Founder & CEO, PMBC Group + Healthwell PR

Nadia Huda

LA Regional Marketing Manager, Ernst & Young

Nina Leong

Global Licensing, Marketing & Brand Development Executive

Lloyd McKinney

West Coast Supply Chain Director, Northrupp Grumman

Timesh Patel

CEO, Supplyocean

Chris Rico

Director of Innovation, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)

Rich Rodriguez

CEO, UNO Charter School Network

Susan Kohn Ross

Partner, International Trade Practice Chair, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice Chair, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Chirag Sagar

COO, Co-founder, Destination Luxury

Clint Schaff

VP, Strategy + Development, Los Angeles Times

Stella Song

CEO, Co-founder DLX / Founder of WM, WELL*MADE / Destination Luxury

Vanessa Torress

Relationship Manager, Chase Bank

Ban Tran

President & CEO, Trans International Group, LLC

Kyle Walkenhorst

CEO, Sprocketmedia

Abraham Carons

Financial Advisor, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ken Silverman

Head, North America at Sannam S4

Christine Drinan

CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Galavante

Alexander Eng

Senior Vice President, Bank Of America Merrill Lynch

Robert Pearlstein

Vice President Global Business Development,
SRI International

Afshin Pishewar

Founding Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel,
Hyperloop

George Tilesch

US Managing Partner, Innomine Group

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