Gabo Arora is a specialist in international affairs with over 12 years of experience in programming and policy related to development, human rights, education, post-conflict and emergency relief, with a strong focus on partnerships and coordinating multi-stakeholder projects. He has worked and lived in the USA, Italy, Colombia, Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania, India and most recently was based in Haiti, as Deputy Coordinator for UNICEF, assisting in reconstruction efforts after the January 12th earthquake. He is currently a Senior Advisor for Policy and Outreach for the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Advocacy Group for the Millennium Development Goals. Fluent in numerous Indian and Romance Languages, he also holds honors degrees in Philosophy, Economics and International Relations from New York University, Johns Hopkins University and The Bologna Center in Italy.
David Rosensweig is a corporate finance and strategy consultant to growth companies in technology, healthcare, and healthy food. He is also the founder of Multivalent Consulting, which helps individuals improve performance and resiliency. He was previously based in Singapore with McKinsey & Company’s corporate finance practice where he worked with multinational clients throughout Asia-Pacific. Prior to that, he provided financing to technology companies, as a venture capital investor at Doughty Hanson and as a banker for technology companies at Goldman Sachs. He has traveled to 50 countries and worked in over 15 of them in Europe and Asia, a set of experience he draws upon in helping 88 International develop and implement its global programs. He brings the perspective of creating and operating an organization across geographies and an appreciation for the mechanics necessary to execute successfully. David is an example of how Kimball’s vision creates ways for everyone, including non-musicians, to become active participants in delivering music. In 2009 he and Kimball co-founded Cocktails and Counterpoints, a house concert series in New York featured by The Economist. A native of Washington DC, David attended the University of Pennsylvania where he studied engineering and history of technology. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an MA in international relations from Johns Hopkins University. He enjoys searching for homes with a grand piano in tropical countries, experimenting in the kitchen with heirloom and ancestral foods, swimming, and wildlife-watching.
Veronica Bulgari currently oversees special projects for Bulgari after having held managerial positions with the company’s jewelry and fragrance division since 1991. She is a graduate of Duke University where she earned her BA in Art History and Political Science and she received her MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 1990. She served on the Trinity Board of Visitors at Duke University from 2002 to 2008 and is now on the board of the Piano Outreach of New York, an organization providing music scholarships. She also serves on the board of the American Foundation for the Courtauld Institute of Art. Ms. Bulgari is active with the Carnegie hall Notables which promotes classical music to younger audiences through the Weill Music Institute. Most recently, she has been a founder of the Washington Square Park Conservancy, a non profit organization with the mission of preserving and enhancing Washington Square Park in New York City. She is a collector of photography and contemporary art and has been involved in sponsoring several exhibits including Piranesi as Designer at the Cooper Hewitt and Luigi Ghirri at the Aperture Foundation. In the last 4 years, she has rekindled her love for piano playing and is currently studying with Sofya Melikian.
Lisa Wang is a Programs and ETF trader at Deutsche Bank with a deep passion for the arts. She studied piano at the pre-college division of Juilliard and performed as the guest soloist with the Highlands Symphony Orchestra and Binghamton Community Orchestra. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Binghamton University, and an MBA from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Prior to business school, she was a research analyst at Gleacher Fund Advisors. She holds CPA and CFA designations. In her spare time, she enjoys hosting fundraising/musical events, mentoring high school students, volunteering at nursing homes, and traveling. Lisa is also an avid foodie and enjoys exploring restaurants.