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Meet the team

Federico Pistono

Federico Pistono Founder and CEO, World Citizen

Founder and CEO, Federico is an educator and speaker at conferences worldwide with extensive experience in online media, video, and communication, as well as a best-selling author and expert in exponential trends and online communities.

Michael Smolens

Michael Smolens Founder and Chairman, NYC, New York

Founder and Chairman of Esplori and Dotsub, Michael is a serial entrepreneur who for over 30 years has launched global manufacturing facilities in emerging economies. His vision makes him a recognized industry leader.

David Orban

David Orban Founder, Bergamo, Italy and NYC, New York

CEO of Dotsub, David is a seasoned executive with a broad international experience of technology startups, from inception to their growth, and knowledge of communities, and marketplaces.


Ed Gragert

Ed Gragert

Dr. Edwin H. Gragert is Director, Global Campaign for Education-US, a coalition of national and local organizations working to ensure a quality education for all worldwide; and former Executive Director of iEARN-USA.

Mark Naison

Mark Naison

Ph. D. in American History, Professor of history at Fordham University in New York, and Chair of African and African-American Studies, author of three books and over 100 articles on African-American History, urban history, and the history of sports.