Our Team

Team Members

Rob Henning
Rob Henning
CFO
Rob Henning is currently an Executive Fellow in the City of San Francisco, where he is working on various projects designed to spur innovation within local government. Prior to his fellowship he served as Director of Platform Development for beEdison, a software company in the solar energy market. He has also worked as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in NBCUniversal’s cable television studio, and as a Senior Associate and Manager in the Audit Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Samir Goel
Samir Goel
Co-Founder
Samir is a social entrepreneur, writer, and connector committed to bridging the public and private sectors by bringing together diverse communities to solve the world’s biggest challenges. Prior to Esusu, Samir co-founded and remains the Chair of Transfernation, a nationally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit that has provided over 250,000 meals to communities in New York City. Samir’s work experience spans LinkedIn, the United Nations, Venture for America, and the various publications where he is a contributor.
Abbey Wemimo
Wemimo Abbey
Co-Founder
Abbey is an entrepreneur committed to creating a permanent bridge to access and inclusion. He is the founder of Clean Water for Everyone, an African social venture providing access to clean water for over 100,000 people in six countries. Abbey has gained valuable experience working with Accenture, European Commission, Goldman Sachs, and in the Mergers and Acquisition practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Abbey was selected by Queen Elizabeth II as a Queen Young Leader, and was invited to join the Royal Commonwealth Society in 2017.

Advisory

Alex Cooper
Alex Cooper
BD Executive, WorldPay

Alex brings decades of proven experience in delivering innovative fintech solutions to both enterprises and consumers. He has been on the forefront of digital payments solutions, mobile payments and emerging financial services products for the underbanked.

Alex co-founded two Inc. 500 startups that were sold to publicly traded companies. A systems integration company and Softgate. Softgate pioneered electronic walk-in bill payment processing to underserved immigrant and minority communities in the U.S. and was acquired by PayPal.

Beth Simone Noveck
Beth Simone Noveck
Director, The Governance Lab

Beth Simone Noveck directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. She is a Professor in Technology, Culture, and Society at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering and a Fellow at NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge. New Jersey governor Phil Murphy appointed her as the state's first Chief Innovation Officer in 2018. Previously, Beth served in the White House as the first United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and director of the White House Open Government Initiative under President Obama. UK Prime Minister David Cameron appointed her senior advisor for Open Government.

Danny Bin
Danny Bin
VP, Neuberger Berman

Danny is currently a VP at Neuberger Berman. Prior to Neuberger, Danny was the co-founder of Neighbor Technology, a big data company focusing on ridesharing for kids. Danny was also the Founder and CEO of Monk, a mobile platform aiming to provide financial security by enabling social circles to save, borrow and lend together.

Prior to Monk, Danny was the technical Co-founder of Jurispect, an enterprise legal intelligence SaaS platform. Danny’s entrepreneurial career started at the age of 17 when he founded his first E-Commerce auction site selling textbooks.

Richard C. Walker, III
Richard C. Walker, III
Retired, SVP Boston FED

Richard Walker has served at the Boston Fed for 27 years. He previously held executive positions at the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, Tufts University's Lincoln Filene Center for Citizenship and Public Affairs, and the Greater Roxbury Development Corporation. In 2000, Richard joined the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority board of directors, and in 2007, he became a Bunker Hill Community College trustee. Long involved in promoting fair and equal access to credit, he has played leadership roles in the development of Federal Reserve videos, a publication designed to help banks avoid discriminatory lending practices, and the Working Cities Challenge.

Scott Taitel
Scott Taitel
Clinical Prof. & Director, NYU

Scott Taitel is Clinical Professor of Public Service and Director of Social Impact, Innovation & Investment at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy. As former COO for the Clinton Foundation’s Enterprise Partnership, Professor Taitel was responsible for establishing impact investment funds and the oversight of a portfolio of social enterprises as well as economic development, health and nutrition projects throughout the developing world.

Prior to joining the Clinton Foundation, Professor Taitel was a managing partner of an international venture capital firm and held numerous senior executive roles in both private and public multinational technology companies.

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