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Chinedu Echeruo


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


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.