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Jacob Reiner

Architectural Design & Deep Ecology

Jacob (Cornell '93) has 20 years global experience in project planning, team establishment, branding, market entry and investment management. Specializing in real estate development, sustainable architecture, community design, agricultural development, process establishment and bringing projects to profitability in challenging environments. He is effective at directing PR, outreach to regional governments, consensus building across teams, and inclusion of local resources and economic incubation.

Byron Nagy

Chief Agricultural Development

Byron is a leader in connecting sustainable agricultural projects with business acumen and community development.  He is the founder of Sekaibito, Chiki Chicken and the OMG baby leaf  company. Byron is native New Yorker with 10 years experience in Japan B2B sales, business development, recruitment consulting and marketing strategy with clients including Pasona and Michael Page International.  He holds an MS from the United Nations University; a BA from Manhattan College; and a HR Management Certificate from Temple University Japan.

Daishiro Okada

Chief Finacial Advisor

Daishiro served as a President and COO of Square Enix,Inc by March 2007 and Senior Executive for Square Enix Co., Ltd.  including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles including DRAGON QUEST™ and FINAL FANTASY®. Prior to joining Square Enix, Daishiro served as Representative Director and Chief Operating Officer for a Japanese technology-company and as a banker at Deutsche Bank AG Group Japan and The Industrial Bank of Japan (currently, Mizuho Financial Group).

Emilie McGlone

Global Outreach  

Emilie is the Director of Peace Boat US in the United Nations Plaza, an international NGO that works to create a culture of peace and sustainability through global voyages onboard a ship rounding the world on Peace Voyages, visiting more than 100 countries per year.  She is also founder of Parties4Peace, a non-profit production team that organizes creative events to promote peace through dance and music.

Paul D. Hirsch  PhD

Community Development

Paul's work involves developing stakeholder cooperation across complex conservation issues  in a social milieu characterized by structural inequalities while optimizing fair use of biodiversity, ecosystem services, natural resources and natural capital.    Paul did his undergraduate work at Cornell University and holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and a Masters in Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development from the Georgia Institute of Technology


"Building global food security, One house at-a-Time"

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