Achieved $1+ million in assets under management (AUM) and secured SEC approval to provide asset management services to clients in all 50 states. Launched the first digital...more investment management product with the ability to access trillions of dollars in self-directed brokerage accounts at 10+ major U.S. brokerage firms including Fidelity, E-Trade, Vanguard, and Robinhood. Backed by the Berkeley SkyDeck Accelerator and graduated from Y Combinator Startup School (Advisor Track).
Managed NutritionFacts.org's $120,000 Google Grants Adwords marketing campaign. Doubled the effectiveness of online marketing efforts by halving the cost to acquire website...more users (CPA). Achieved results by improving marketing strategy and messaging, targeting audiences by interests instead of general keywords, writing and A/B testing advertisements, and tracking and optimizing spending for every advertisement and ad group.
Founder, Executive Director
2015 - 2016 (over 1 year)
Established an international NGO operating in Central America and East Africa with the mission of using technology to sustainably alleviate poverty. Lead a team of 6 U.S....more staff and 3 international team members to enable dozens of people to access work opportunities paying 2-10x more than minimum wage by sourcing digital work and providing job training and computer access. Partnered with Belizean schools to run job training courses and host our program's permanent computer lab.
Researched and validated business development initiatives for the Social Good Fund. Authored research report on expanding fiscal sponsorship programs to the U.K. and Canada....more Evaluated government sponsored charitable programs in areas such as commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and adoptions services to judge the funding environment for new proposals. Reached out to government agencies like the California Department of Social Services and the San Francisco Human Services Agency.
Advised BART on making multimillion-dollar capital improvements at seven major San Francisco and East Bay BART stations. Analyzed thousands of customer data entries in BART's...more internal CSDIS system to generate suitable recommendations. Additionally, planned implementation of a large-scale senior and youth outreach campaign to increase Clipper card adoption. Designed flyers and created a registration website for the campaign.
I am a tech/social entrepreneur, product manager, web developer, registered investment advisor, and startup advisor. I am interested in increasing my expertise in product management and asset management.
I founded Antigravity Investments, a digital asset management company with a focus on social impact, in 2016. Since then Antigravity Investments has registered with the SEC and gained over $1 million in assets under management.
I launched several ventures in the past including a blockchain/DAO venture with the Frontier release of Ethereum, a global impact sourcing nonprofit, and a peer-to-peer health insurance startup.
I am effective at improving processes and driving change within organizations. In 2014 I analyzed thousands of customer data entries to advise Bay Area Rapid Transit on multimillion-dollar transit station upgrades, and in 2016 I doubled the reach of a $120,000 Google Adwords campaign for a digital health nonprofit.
I was named one of twenty 2017 Emerging Innovators by American Express and Ashoka for my social impact work.
What aspects of your work are you most passionate about?
I love the fact that the ideas and projects I work on are creating something new in the world and have the ability to positively impact millions of people
What's something you wish you had done years earlier?
I have been voraciously consuming content for as long as I can remember and I strongly regret not taking notes and transforming the material I consumed into another form like a book or blog. Memory fades with time, and with it, knowledge & insights.