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Meet the team

David Roosevelt

Founder, CEO of Kandu Global
David Roosevelt is an experienced banking financial services professional. His experience ranges from the private sector, the United States federal government, and United Nations International Organizations. Currently, David is Co-Founder, CEO at KanduPay, a Commercial Real Estate Investor & Developer, Exporter, and Founder/CEO of Kandu Global Telecommunications, a company that is a Microsoft Bizspark Graduate, Dubai Future Accelerator Finalist, a JPMORGAN CHASE Entrepreneur Scholar Winner, and 1st Place finisher in Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Ideation Workshop '20. He is responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the overall vision and strategy for the company. Under David's leadership Kandu Global Telecommunications has grown their distribution channel and affiliate partnerships to over six hundred premium brands with inventory access to over one million products/software services, solidified Kandu Global as a local, state, and federal government supplier/contractor/exporter, all in coordination with the current development of an eCommerce platform, KGx, eWallet remittance platform, KanduPay and wireless Broadband network. KGT is currently undergoing a major pivot. David is also currently a Cornell Emerging Markets Institute Fellow & Co-chair, completed the Cornell Commercial Real Estate Certificate Specialization, CFA Institute Scholarship Winner '21, member of the Investment Management Club, Johnson Private Equity & Credit Club, Old Ezra Finance Club, and the Cornell Tech Consulting Club. David holds undergraduate and graduate degrees earned in the United States and Europe in Government and International Relations focused on International Political Economy. David is currently an Acellerated LLB candidate at the University College London (UofL) and an MBA candidate at Cornell University, SC Johnson Graduate School of Management '22.

Terron Sims

Chief Marketing Officer
Terron Sims, is Chief Marketing Officer of Kandu Global Telecommunications (KG). KG is an international enterprise focused on telecommunications management, product reselling, media-entertainment, digital advertising solutions, real estate, consulting, and social leadership. Mr. Simms brings a plethora of operations and leadership experience to KG having served as an executive in industry, the armed forces, and government. He is on the Board of Principals for the Truman National Security Project and a member of the American Council on Germany. In 2014, Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed Terron to serve on the Virginia Military Advisory Council. Terron is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. While deployed in Iraq, Terron established and mentored the government of Baghdad's Tisa Nissan District, where he served as a liaison officer to the United Nations. His final Army assignment was supervising and designing a $29mm dollar real-world fighting village for the Joint Readiness Training Center."

Glenn Reese

Chief Operations Officer
Glenn Reese is Chief Operations Officer of Kandu Global. Glenn has continually straddled the line between finance and technology with years of experience in new technology development, engineering finance, and venture capital. Graduating with a B.S. in Finance from Xavier University and an MBA from Cornell Tech, Glenn has held numerous roles at GE Energy, GE Oil & Gas, and GE Ventures where he worked on charging network expansions, EV ride sharing, and electrified public transport. He is passionate about a future dominated by alternative energy and believes expanding access to electrification technology is key to that realization. Co-founding Atlis Motor Vehicles, he leveraged his background to focus on business growth, market strategy, strategic partnerships, and building the resources to bring BEV pickups and expanded electric infrastructure to the mass market. Glenn is currently Managing Partner at BroaderVentures. Glen is an Alumnus of Xavier University and earned his MBA from the Cornell SC Johnson Graduate School of Management from the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, New York.

Michael Harper

Head of R&D
Michael brings 25 years of professional training in the areas of financial services, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and risk management, as well as sustainable development projects. He also brings a strong knowledge of alternative investments from the perspective of an institutional Limited Partner. He is the former Chairperson of the Milwaukee County Employees Retirement System (MCERS) Pension Board, and during his five years as a trustee, he served on the Investment Committee and as Audit Committee Chairperson. Prior to joining Capital Midwest Fund, he spent 13 years as Operator and Partner of Urban Clean Energy Ventures (dba M2R Electric Services) focusing on clean energy technology and energy efficiency. His previous experiences include Membership to the American Stock Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, and Chicago Board Options Exchange, where Mr. Harper worked as a Market Maker/Trader in ETF Products (SPDR, QQQ) and S&P 100 and 500 (OEX, SPX) Options Contracts. Michael is an alumnus of University School and Miami University.