Team

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Chinedu Echeruo

Dreamer

Chinedu believes that individuals, empowered by imagination and inspiration, can solve virtually any problem. Chinedu is a serial entrepreneur who has dared to invent the future: In 2005, he founded HopStop, the pioneering travel app that helped millions of users navigate public transportation in major metropolitan areas around the world. Chinedu also founded Tripology, a lead-generation and referral business for the travel industry. Tripology was acquired by Rand McNally and is now owned by USA Today. He is the inventor of US Patent # 7,957,871, for Methods and Apparatuses for navigation in urban environments Chinedu is committed to making the world a better, more cohesive place through the free flow of information. Chinedu holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and B.S in Finance and Accounting (Honors) from Syracuse University.

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Pamela Abalu

Builder

Prior to cofounding MindMeet, Pamela was Chief Architect for insurance giant MetLife and is credited with rejuvenating and transforming Metlife's global work culture through the delivery of human-centered spaces. Nigerian by birth, Pamela attended Iowa State University for her Bachelor of Architecture degree. By age 26, Pamela became one of around 300 li­censed black female architects in the United States. By 33, she was the Chief Architect at MetLife, overseeing $1 billion of capital investment across 65 countries. A Crain's 40 under 40 honoree, Pamela and her work have been featured in Time, Smart Planet, Contract Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Domino Magazine, The Network Journal, Cheddar TV, BOLD TV and more.