Leadership

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Elysabeth Alfano is the CEO/CMO of VegTech Invest and the Founder of Plant Powered Consulting.  

 

She is a plant-based private and public investor and is considered one of the foremost thought leaders on the plant-based business sector, speaking internationally on the sector and trends. She is also the host of The Plantbased Business Hour.

 

Elysabeth has 30+ years marketing experience, since beginning her brand management career with The Kellogg Company after attending Northwestern and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Chris Buck is the Founder of DEA Wealth and the Strategic Advisor to VegTech™ Invest.

 

Chris has 30+ years of experience in capital markets, investment management, and distribution.  He was the previous Managing Partner, Director of Capital Markets and Sales of ROBO Global LLC and led AUM growth to $2B in ETFs and licensed products.  He was also the former Head of Client Execution Services, iShares Capital Markets at BlackRock. Prior to the asset management industry, Chris had leadership roles at UBS Investment Bank and CAPIS focused on investment research and global trading.

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Bonnie Brown is the Founder of New Earth Partners and Head of Accounting at VegTech Invest.  

 

Bonnie is a Former CFO with 25+ years in finance, accounting, management, and information systems. She has extensive experience with management, boards, auditors, attorneys, investment bankers, and VCs, and has a background in SEC compliance, financial modeling, budgets, audits, and investor relations.

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Sasha Goodman is the President and Fund Manager at VegTech Invest and the Founder of New Growth.

 

He is a plant-based private and public investor. He worked at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was a postdoctoral fellow at Northeastern with a joint affiliation with Harvard, and earned a Doctorate at the Stanford Graduate School of Business focusing on time series analysis of organizational growth.

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Ken Kornbluh is the Founder of Kambio Partners and Fund Advisor to VegTech Invest. 

 

Ken develops algorithmic portfolio optimization software. He has launched a family of Smart Beta Funds for Semiconductor, Alternate Energy & EVs. He has 9+ years’ experience with thematic investment funds focusing on semiconductors, AI, Cloud Computing, 5G, Autonomous Vehicles and the Internet of Things.