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Sameer S. Somal, CFA

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Biography

Sameer Somal is the CEO of Blue Ocean Global Technology and co-founder of Girl Power Talk. He is a CFA Charterholder, a CFP® professional, and a Chartered Alternative Investment AnalystSM. Somal leads client engagements focused on digital transformation, risk management, and technology development. A testifying subject matter expert witness in economic damages, intellectual property, and internet defamation, he authors CLE programs with the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Somal is a frequent speaker at private industry and public sector conferences, including engagements with the Federal Home Loan Bank, Global Digital Marketing Summit, IBM, New York State Bar Association, US Defense Leadership Forum, and US State Department’s Foreign Service Institute. He proudly serves on the Board of Directors of Future Business Leaders of America and Girl Power USA. Committed to building relationships, Sameer is an active member of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, American Bar Association, American Marketing Association, Business Transition Council, International Trademark Association, and Society of International Business Fellows. A graduate of Georgetown University, he held leadership roles at Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, and Scotiabank. Somal is a CFA Institute 2022 Inspirational Leader Award recipient and was named an Iconic Leader by the Women Economic Forum.

Author's Posts
Exploring the Indian Startup Frontier

India's startup ecosystem is booming. Investors have more options than ever.

A Global Proxy Voting Database: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

The proxy voting system has taken on added importance amid growing interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and how investors vote on related shareholder proposals. So, how can we improve it?

Eight Reasons Why Africa Is Primed for Impact Investing

Africa presents an almost limitless opportunity for investors looking to do well and do good.

Closing the Gap: Gender Lens Investing and the Future of Finance

Gender lens investing may be the most powerful approach to achieving gender parity in finance and investment.

Spotlight on SPACs: More Risk Than Opportunity?

SPACs may be worth another look. A long, careful look.

Inclusive Leadership: Seven Keys to a 21st-Century Skill

Developing an inclusive culture is the right thing to do ethically. It also makes good business sense.

GameStop, Artificial Intelligence, Social Media, and the Future of Investing

The GameStop story represents a shift in the balance of power and with it the future of investing and social media.

When to Use Big Data — and When Not To

The full promise of big data can only be realized when it is guided by thoughtful human expertise.

Why People Drive Artificial Intelligence Today and Tomorrow

Now that artificial intelligence has arrived, we all must stay ahead of the curve of the AI revolution.



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