Chief Executive Officer
Alexandra Scott is recognized as one of the leading organizers of specialized business conferences worldwide. As a founder of IBF*International Business Forum in 1989, she raised private equity capital and has been involved in the development of over 300 conferences. These specialized conferences have been focused on asset allocation, investment management, innovation, venture capital and private equity investing. IBF*International Business Forum is a business intelligence group that presents conferences annually on technology innovation in market sectors, such as clean technology, healthcare, life sciences, and network/internet technologies. IBF conferences are attended by private equity investors, venture capitalists, innovation & technology officers, CEOs, CFOs, corporate new business development executives/innovation partnering professionals and institutional investors. International Business Forums connects the funding, innovation and investment communities.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina Riboldi is responsible for producing venture capital and capital markets conferences for IBF, as well as cultivate and develop strategic relationships with key investment professionals and financial services organizations across the private equity industry. With close to a decade of experience in driving these industry events, she has been instrumental in the expansion of IBF's product base of conferences and affiliations with an international cross-section of private equity firms and investment boutiques.
The scope of her responsibilities includes program due diligence, strategic relationship development, recruiting speakers and cornerstone sponsorships, in addition she manages all aspects regarding planning, programming and implementation of the event. Ms. Riboldi produces the successful annual Venture Investing Conference, IBF's flagship event, as well as other VC related programs. She received her undergraduate degree from the New York State University at Albany.
Chief Strategy Officer
Craig spearheads the growth and direction of IBF. He is responsible for business development, strategic alliances, policies & procedures, management of the staff and launching and managing IBF spin-off companies. Craig previously developed and produced conferences in the areas of venture capital, retirement asset management, clean-tech and healthcare innovation. Craig joined IBF from Chase Manhattan Bank in 1998 where he spent five years in credit risk management. He has an undergraduate degree in Communications from Adelphi University.Email: email@example.com
Chief Financial Officer
Henry's career spans 25 years and includes roles as a senior Leader and Manager. He has held executive positions as, Board Director, President, COO, CFO and General Management in a number of diverse industries. These roles have given him the experience to lead businesses from inception to maturity. Henry's successes stem from the development of inherited systems and controls to ensure process driven initiatives.
Henry has experience in developing business plans and leading a Company to execution. His strategy is to develop a team environment and to engage all members, while recognizing and recruiting talent in all business areas, and to create a culture where members have the ability to experience success. He has success with startup businesses where he held positions as a member of the board of directors, CFO and Vice President of Operations.
Henry has earned a Baccalaureate degree in Accounting and a Masters (MBA) in Management and Leadership, from the Townsend School of Business at Dowling College.
Chief Operating Officer
Joanne Carrillo is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of International Business Forum. Her business activities include accounting, marketing and IT technology.
Joanne joined IBF in August 2004 from Perot Systems, where she was the Corporate Technology Trainer. She attended C.W. Post University and has an undergraduate degree in Accounting/Business Management.
Theresa joined International Business Forum in November 2007 with a strong and diverse background in marketing. She is responsible for all aspects of marketing for the organization, including upwards of 15 conferences per year. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to direct mail, internet and e-mail marketing, establishing marketing timelines, planning and budgeting along with post event analysis of all marketing efforts. Theresa received her Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Adelphi University.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sr. Marketing Associate/Creative Designer
Sandra joined International Business Forum in 2001. Her core responsibilities are designing our brochures, postcards and flyers. She also assists marketing and coordinates all on-site shipments to our events. Prior to joining IBF Sandra spent over 5 years working in the manufacturing industries in direct marketing.Email: email@example.com
Danielle has a unique history with IBF, beginning in 2005 as a summer intern, and returning 5 years later as a full-time member of the team. Danielle, originally hired to coordinate IBF’s strategic marketing partnerships, is responsible for the development and production of niche-sector conferences, including healthcare and technology innovation. Danielle also assists with meeting planning for select programs.
Previously, Danielle led the marketing communications for Sperry Credit Union and pioneered the introduction of their “online branch,” implementing electronic communication portals and integrated marketing campaigns.
Danielle received her undergraduate degree from the New York State University at New Paltz. She also received a Certification in Marketing from the American Management Association.
Marketing Research Analyst
Karin began her career at IBF in 2011 as a marketing intern. She is responsible for supporting all aspects of marketing, support in the creative design of postcards, brochures and flyers, as well as on-site support for the conferences. Karin received her undergraduate degree in Marketing with a concentration in Advertising and Promotion in May 2011 from Pace University in New York City.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathy began her career here in 1997. Cathy heads the Registration Department and is responsible for establishing and/or maintaining a system of registration for all registrants of International Business Forum, which includes but is not limited to: Alumni, Guests, Sponsors, Speakers, Advisory Board, Staff and Volunteers. The scope of registration includes online pre-registrations, mailed pre-registrations and on-site registrations.Email: email@example.com