Jacqueline Cze-Ching Yang, Chief Executive
Jacqueline C. Yang is the Chief Executive of Clean Power for Humanity. Prior to Clean Power for Humanity, Ms. Yang worked for 3 years as the Director of Operations and Finance of Anna’s Arts for Kids, a non-profit organization in New Orleans, Louisiana. From 2006-2012, Ms. Yang worked as the Vice President of Fixed Income Operations for Millennium Management LLC. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Business Administration at Bucknell University and her Master’s in Business Administration at Loyola University. See more on Jackie's Story here.
Peter M. Lupoff, President
Peter Lupoff is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Tiburon Capital Management, LLC. He is Co-Portfolio Manager of the Tiburon Event-Driven Funds and accounts.
Mr. Lupoff has run event-driven, credit and distressed investment portfolios as Portfolio Manager for Millennium Management, LLC, Robeco Weiss Peck + Greer and MJ Whitman, LLC Funds. Mr. Lupoff has managed or co-managed funds that have achieved awards such as GAIM's Top Performing Emerging Distressed Manager, MARHedge's Event-Driven Manager and an Institutional Investor nomination as Hedge Fund House of the Year.
Mr. Lupoff’s BRACE methodology, is a unique and differentiating investment protocol, coupling a deep value sensibility learned when a partner of famed value investor, Marty Whitman, with Lupoff’s own game theory/probabilistic weighting of events, and risk Management learned from portfolio Management with Izzy Englander’s Millennium Management. Mr. Lupoff is a frequent speaker and writer regarding his investment philosophies and is a regular Federal Reserve Bank Discussant and consultant on shocks and illiquid markets. www.tiburonholdings.net
Christine Soliva, Vice President and Secretary
Christine Soliva is a commercialization consultant at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. She provides technical and business development support to biotech and cleantech entrepreneurs to bring their cutting-edge technologies to market. Before NOBIC, she worked with Northeast Midwest Institute and The Wilderness Society in Washington D.C. as a research and policy analyst working on issues dealing with invasive species, ecosystem restoration, renewable energy, wetland mitigation, and climate change. Ms. Soliva has a BA in Biology, an MA in Environmental Science and Policy, and a Masters in Business Administration.
Neil Gibbons, Officer
Neil currently serves as Venture Partner with Valmiki 504 a member company of Valmiki Capital Management, New York, as Managing Director of Ceres 504, a branded foods and food-tech incubator in New Orleans, and also as Operating Partner and CEO of Better Digestive Health, Inc. a functional foods business developing consumer brands to address functional gastrointestinal disorders such as IBS – irritable bowel syndrome.
He also serves on the boards of several non-profits in a volunteer capacity, notably as a Board Director and Chair Emeritus of Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, a non-profit incubator that supports entrepreneurship and economic development in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Neil’s career has spanned senior management and executive leadership roles with organizations ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to successful startups, including startups he cofounded in Europe and the USA.