ADVISORY BOARD

Lobsang Sangay

Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Sikyong of Central Tibet Administration

Dr Lobsang Sangay was born in a Tibetan refugee settlement in northern India. As a Fulbright scholar, he was the first Tibetan to receive a doctorate from the Harvard Law School in 2004. In 2007, he was selected as the one of the 24 Young Leaders of Asia by the Asia Society… Full bio.

Karma Yeshi

Finance Kalon of Central Tibet Administration

Mr. Karma Yeshi was born in exile. He did his schooling from CST Puruwala, Poanta Sahib and Dalhousie. He pursued higher studies and earned degrees in B.A. Hons. B.Ed. and Interpretership in language from Panjab University, Chandigarh… Full bio.

Keyzom Ngodup

Keyzom Ngodup

United Nations Capital Development Fund

Keyzom Ngodup is a development entrepreneur. She has worked in South Asia, the middle east, and in Africa, and is currently based in Papua New Guinea with the United Nations Capital Development Fund. She is senior advisor to the Central Tibetan Administration on TED… Full bio.

Dena Trujillo

Dena Trujillo

Director, Human Capital at Omidyar Networks

Dena has worked with Omidyar Network’s investees to support their growth and success. Leveraging her considerable experience with the portfolio, Dena leads Omidyar Network’s portfolio learning efforts within the human capital group…. Full bio.

Sal

Salvator Giambanco

Partner at Omidyar Network

Sal leads the human capital and operations functions of Omidyar Network. In this role, he works to develop and scale the talent at Omidyar Network and its portfolio organizations. Sal brings a wealth of executive experience in human resources management to his role….. Full bio.

Richard Weingarten

Richard Weingarten

Former CEO of Intellicap

Mr. Weingarten has a long and distinguished career in international development, law, venture capital, investment banking, and as an independent financial advisor to a wide variety of firms around the world…. Full bio.

MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS

Thinley Gyatso

Executive Director

Thinley Gyatso has extensive experience in business administration. He was appointed executive secretary of the Department of Finance in 2012… Full bio.

Tenzin Norsang

Program Officer – Student Entrepreneurship

Tenzin Norsang is an MBA graduate from the Indian Business Academy, Bangalore. He has been an active retail trader in the capital markets of the Indian Stock Exchange… Full bio.

Tenzin Wangyal

Program Officer – Business Incubation

Tenzin Wangyal is an MBA graduate from university of Mysore and served as the project coordinator for Empowering Tibetan Business, a project funded by USAID… Full bio.

Tenzin Topchen

Program Officer – Revolving Loan Fund

Tenzin Topchen is an MBA graduate with experience working in finance (AR, AP and Reconciliation) with companies including Linklater and Telus… Full bio.