Doug Haynes

Doug Haynes

Doug Haynes is the President of The Council and has spent the latter part of his career as an advisor to top executives of private and public enterprises. Doug previously served as President of the Point72 Asset Management, one of the premier equity hedge funds in the United States. Doug…

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Eugene Plotkin

Eugene Plotkin

Eugene Plotkin is a Russian-born, Harvard-educated finance, business, and technology professional. Plotkin started as a Wall Street investment banker at Goldman Sachs and then later, Melvin Capital. During his time at Melvin Capital, he realized his passion for new technology, more specifically, for financial technologies. Today, Eugene Plotkin is a…

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Alexis Taub

Alexis Taub

Alexis is the Co-CEO of Alexis Jae, a direct-to-consumer jewelry company. Before founding Alexis Jae, Alexis had several roles in finance, including Dyal Capital, Alwyne Management, and J.P. Morgan. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S. in Business Administration. Where did the idea…

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Desiree Perez

Desiree Perez

Desiree Perez is the Chief Executive Officer of Roc Nation, a New York City-based business empire that began as an artists’ and athletes’ management agency. Perez co-founded the company with Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, and she served as the Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2019. In 2019, she was appointed…

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Richard Rakowitz

Richard Rakowitz

Richard Rakowitz is a New York-based businessman who was born in the United States. He earned a computer science degree from NYU and operated as a developer for a leading technology company before following his fondness for gaming and making it into a huge company. Rakowitz is the company’s founder…

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