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Maryanne brings more than 25 years as a corporate veteran in the financial, marketing and advertising industries to her role as founder
and CEO of 9th Gear Technologies where she is responsible for
leading corporate strategy, scaling the company and investor
relations.
She is a capital markets specialist, launching a family of mutual funds
and architecting fee-based asset management platforms for banks,
broker dealers and insurance firms. Maryanne previously served as
CEO of SurgeXLR, a boutique accelerator she founded that focused
on faster paths to monetization. She was also involved in two
successful exits (to Standard & Poor’s and BNP Paribas), and consulted
on the custom content and advertising efforts of many financial firms
while working at The Wall Street Journal. Maryanne is an active angel
investor and an expert on distributed ledger technology, ICOs and
cryptocurrency.
Maryanne was educated at Cornell University (Material Science
Engineering), LeMoyne (Finance) and Whittier Law School with
continuous learning at Stanford University (Scaling Blockchain,
Valuation Modeling, Angel Investing and part of the Blockchain Club).