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"Capital is being superseded by creativity and the availability to innovate and therefore by human talents, as the most important factors of production. If talent is becoming the decisive competitive factor, we can be confident in stating that capitalism is being replaced by talentism."

- Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

ABOUT US

We are changing how emerging global citizenry access economic opportunity.

GenYize (short for “Generation Wise”) is a global advocacy platform and clearinghouse, which empowers citizens and their communities to thrive though industry, commerce, technology and trade. We are grounded in the development of sustainable solutions for food, water, energy, education, healthcare, vocational training, housing, and financial services. Our vision, in the long term, is to augment and sustain a larger and prosperous middle class around the world through our programming and investment in human capital.

We are committed to the development and implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

We seek to bring solutions in every single category through our holistic approach, bound by goal 17 - partnerships for the goals.

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Our Approach

Our mission is to enhance the lives of the emerging global citizenry and help them reach their full potential.

We do this through our participation in wise infrastructure investments and projects that meet the needs of the communities they serve. Together with our partners in the private sector, public policy and civil society, we pioneer and scale community-specific solutions that strengthen community and accelerate economic growth. 

Our role is defined by the following activities, all of which are privately financed.

Invest

We invest in talent by developing programs to retrain and upskill workers. We provide entrepreneurial support and access to jobs through our extensive partnership network.

Drive

We drive meaningful economic expansion by tracking progress and measuring outcomes through a proprietary technology platform.

Transform

Our ultimate goal is to add three billion new consumers to our global economy and redefine the global marketplace.

Our Team

A Team Focused On Tomorrow

Becky Graham
Founder & CEO
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Becky Graham

Founder & CEO

Becky Graham is the Founder & CEO of GenYize. Prior to GenYize, Graham spent a decade working in communications and marketing. Becky was a founding director of strategic integration and communications for Kratos Infrastructure, an infrastructure development firm, and completed a year-long project management fellowship with Faithful+Gould, a world-leading integrated project and programme management consultancy. She has also worked as a freelance marketing consultant and as a journalist. From 2008-2011, Graham worked as on-air reporter/fill-in anchor for NBC affiliate 14 WFIE. 

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Tom Gaillard
Chief Operating Officer
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Tom Gaillard

Chief Operating Officer

Tom Gaillard serves as the Chief Operating Officer of GenYize. Tom is an experienced executive leader who leverages his strategic knowledge of marketing, technology and omni-channel communications to create innovative data driven solutions that have enabled Fortune 500 companies to achieve outstanding results. He has led the development of industry leading systems and marketing programs for customer identification, personalization, engagement, loyalty, digital interaction and marketing content delivery. Possesses more than 25 years combining data, predictive analytics and best-in-class technology to deliver digital marketing solutions. 

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Ana C. Rold
Senior Communications Advisor
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Ana C. Rold

Senior Communications Advisor
Editor-In-Chief, G7 & G20

Ana C. Rold serves as the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. Previously, Rold was the Founder and CEO of media conglomerate Medauras Global, which owns Diplomatic Courier, a magazine and global media network. Rold is also the Host of the World in 2050, a futuristic virtual think tank focused on global megatrends. Since 2009 Rold has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the annual leadership publications of the G7 (formerly the G8), G20/ B20, and APEC Summits. In tandem with her publishing and editorial work, Rold has taught Comparative Politics and Political Science at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies since 2006 maintaining the position of Adjunct Faculty. At Northeastern, she has also served as Director of the Cyprus Program and co-Director for the Egypt Program for Northeastern’s Dialogue of Civilizations Initiative.

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Karl Farrow
Business Entrepreneur, Energy Sector
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Karl Farrow

Business Entrepreneur, Energy Sector

Karl Farrow is a Business Entrepreneur with more than 30 years in the Energy Sector delivering billion-dollar EPC projects for major Blue Chip Organizations and Stakeholders across Europe, West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Asia Pacific. Currently based in Mexico City, he specializes in the development of upstream, midstream and downstream infrastructure projects. 

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Ken Griffin
Former Commercial Director, AT&T
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Ken Griffin

Former Commercial Director, AT&T
Former Deputy General Director, Golden Telecom
CEO, Impact Services Inc.

Ken Griffin was Commercial Director at AT&T, CIS in Moscow, Russia, responsible for all sales and marketing activities for AT&T in Russia. As Deputy General Director of Golden Telecom’s business unit in the former Soviet Union, he introduced telecom services into Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan, and participated in the successful IPO of Golden Telecom on Nasdaq. As CEO of Impact Services Inc., a radioactive waste removal company, he oversaw business with the U.S. DOE, the U.S. D.O.D., and many large U.S. commercial power plants. 

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Craig Quigley
Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
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Craig Quigley

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
Former Senior Executive, Lockheed Martin

Craig Quigley is a retired Navy Rear Admiral who has spent nearly three decades in uniform and seven years as a senior executive with Lockheed Martin. Craig has significant experience with government at all levels, maintains a particular focus on Washington, DC. and strategic global developments, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy 

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Burrell Saunders
Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design, Lyall Design
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Burrell Saunders

Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design, Lyall Design

Burrell Saunders is the Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design at Lyall Design with more than 30 years of experience in planning and designing vibrant, livable, mixed-use urban centers and communities, Burrell specialized in public private partnerships throughout the country. He has taken on the role of advisor as well as architect through collaborations with developers and city managements by helping bring prosperous livelihood to a community’s vision. He has planned and designed seven major town centers in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and throughout the United States. 

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Willi Lauterbach
Global Development Leader
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Willi Lauterbach

Global Development Leader
Entreprenural Leader

Willi Lauterbach has more than 40 years of entrepreneurial leadership experience in the finance and implementation of infrastructure development internationally. Through the facilitation of strategic alliances, tactical land acquisition and innovative financing, he has implemented large infrastructure projects in partnership with a wide variety of institutions, and forged relationships with partners in Asia and Asia Minor, Central and South America, Europe, Russia, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. 

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Alan McArthur
Former Educator, British High Commission, Asia Pacific
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Alan McArthur

Former Educator, British High Commission, Asia Pacific
Regional International Trade Adviser, UKTI

Alan McArthur has spent more than 30 years in the Energy and Education space. Previously, he served the UK Trade & Investment as a recognised expert in international educational training and skills development, appointed to the British High Commission in Asia Pacific to advance education and training across the region. Following this attachment, Alan became the Regional International Trade Adviser specialising on Education & Training and then International Business Specialist for UKTI’s Education and Skills Sector.

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Alan McArthur

Former Educator, British High Commission, Asia Pacific
Regional International Trade Adviser, UKTI
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Alan McArthur

Former Educator, British High Commission, Asia Pacific

Alan McArthur has spent more than 30 years in the Energy and Education space. Previously, he served the UK Trade & Investment as a recognised expert in international educational training and skills development, appointed to the British High Commission in Asia Pacific to advance education and training across the region. Following this attachment, Alan became the Regional International Trade Adviser specialising on Education & Training and then International Business Specialist for UKTI’s Education and Skills Sector.

Willi Lauterbach

Global Development Leader
Entreprenural Leader
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Willi Lauterbach

Global Development Leader

Willi Lauterbach has more than 40 years of entrepreneurial leadership experience in the finance and implementation of infrastructure development internationally. Through the facilitation of strategic alliances, tactical land acquisition and innovative financing, he has implemented large infrastructure projects in partnership with a wide variety of institutions, and forged relationships with partners in Asia and Asia Minor, Central and South America, Europe, Russia, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. 

Burrell Saunders

Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design, Lyall Design
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Burrell Saunders

Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design, Lyall Design

Burrell Saunders is the Chief Architect & EVP Architectural Design at Lyall Design with more than 30 years of experience in planning and designing vibrant, livable, mixed-use urban centers and communities, Burrell specialized in public private partnerships throughout the country. He has taken on the role of advisor as well as architect through collaborations with developers and city managements by helping bring prosperous livelihood to a community’s vision. He has planned and designed seven major town centers in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and throughout the United States. 

Craig Quigley

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
Former Senior Executive, Lockheed Martin
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Craig Quigley

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral

Craig Quigley is a retired Navy Rear Admiral who has spent nearly three decades in uniform and seven years as a senior executive with Lockheed Martin. Craig has significant experience with government at all levels, maintains a particular focus on Washington, DC. and strategic global developments, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy 

Ana C. Rold

Senior Communications Advisor
Editor-In-Chief, G7 & G20
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Ana C. Rold

Senior Communications Advisor

Ana C. Rold serves as the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. Previously, Rold was the Founder and CEO of media conglomerate Medauras Global, which owns Diplomatic Courier, a magazine and global media network. Rold is also the Host of the World in 2050, a futuristic virtual think tank focused on global megatrends. Since 2009 Rold has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the annual leadership publications of the G7 (formerly the G8), G20/ B20, and APEC Summits. In tandem with her publishing and editorial work, Rold has taught Comparative Politics and Political Science at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies since 2006 maintaining the position of Adjunct Faculty. At Northeastern, she has also served as Director of the Cyprus Program and co-Director for the Egypt Program for Northeastern’s Dialogue of Civilizations Initiative.

Ken Griffin

Former Commercial Director, AT&T
Former Deputy General Director, Golden Telecom
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Ken Griffin

Former Commercial Director, AT&T

Ken Griffin was Commercial Director at AT&T, CIS in Moscow, Russia, responsible for all sales and marketing activities for AT&T in Russia. As Deputy General Director of Golden Telecom’s business unit in the former Soviet Union, he introduced telecom services into Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan, and participated in the successful IPO of Golden Telecom on Nasdaq. As CEO of Impact Services Inc., a radioactive waste removal company, he oversaw business with the U.S. DOE, the U.S. D.O.D., and many large U.S. commercial power plants. 

Karl Farrow

Business Entrepreneur, Energy Sector
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Karl Farrow

Business Entrepreneur, Energy Sector

Karl Farrow is a Business Entrepreneur with more than 30 years in the Energy Sector delivering billion-dollar EPC projects for major Blue Chip Organizations and Stakeholders across Europe, West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Asia Pacific. Currently based in Mexico City, he specializes in the development of upstream, midstream and downstream infrastructure projects.