Greg is a seasoned former C-level international banking executive, educator, social entrepreneur, and project management professional with over 25 years of results-oriented experience in higher education fundraising and major non-profit sector initiatives deployed globally. He is a strategic integrator and creative finance expert who has helped found, develop, and manage numerous businesses, NGO organizations, and projects on four continents with a variety of stakeholders including international organizations, governments, and private sector enterprises. His current passion and focus lie in achieving systemic impact at the nexus between emerging 4th Industrial Revolution technologies, innovative finance, and educational access for Indigenous and Third World communities. He is the visionary behind the digital community for IndigeNet.
Greg recently retired as a professor and higher education and fundraising specialist at Utah Valley University. He currently serves as a board member/trustee and officer for several NGOs and open-source technology companies in the U.S. and the Pacific Rim. Greg holds a Ph.D. in Education, an MBA in Finance and Accounting, a BA in History and Chinese Language, and a Diploma in Chinese Law.
Multilingual, Greg is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, highly conversant in Japanese and Cantonese, and conversational in Spanish. Greg currently resides in Panama but travels frequently to visit his five children and 13 grandchildren in the United States. He also acts as a financial and organizational behavior advisor to various entities in Hong Kong, China, Hawaii, and New Zealand. He strives in all his work and personal life to promote peace and preserve the cultural heritage, education, and well-being of peoples and communities around the world.