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Meet Our Board of Advisors


Sam Lexington, CEO

Sam Lexington is a senior executive with 25+ years of leadership at a Fortune 10 company (AT&T) driving rapid business growth and strategically leading Fortune 500 & Global 2000 engagements. Sam has extensive high-technology, customer-facing expertise leading business intelligence and advanced analytics ROI across complex business units. Sam's executive responsibilities include all functions related to running global business units, including P&L, sales strategy, managed services functions, go-to-market strategies, and oversight of large & talented professional teams. Sam has managed global IT organizations of 2,300+ people worldwide.

Throughout his career, Sam has focused on developing and designing comprehensive solutions that transform customer business operations and dramatically expand their capabilities. Sam has led diverse teams, provided innovative solutions, and partnered with cross-functional teams in a highly agile and rapid deployment environment. Sam was born in New Delhi, India in 1970 and was educated in India & United States. Sam has been married for 21 years and currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two teenage daughters.






Dr. Meltem Ballan PhD, Board Member

Dr. Meltem Ballan, PhD is a renowned Data Scientist, community leader and strategist. She is an experienced algorithm developer and computational neuroscientist. Dr. Ballan established labs, worked on academic projects, and has published articles and books. She managed large multinational and multidisciplinary projects from project design, risk analysis and matrix management. Dr. Ballan was trained by biotech and technology gurus and consulted neuromarketing and healthcare startups in their data management and strategy development. Dr. Ballan is a regular speaker and consultant for universities including Harvard and Yale.








Nafees Rahman, Board Member

Nafees Rahman is a high-energy, results-driven, and dedicated Chief Executive Office with 27 years of manufacturing, operations, P&L, supply chain, sales, marketing, new business development, and M&A. Nafees lives in Chicago, Illinois with his wife and 2 daughters.








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