Exec Team and Board

Be patient with us, we are updating our Exec team details as we build an amazing team to serve you in 2021! 

NAA USA Board

Metro Leads

Advisory Council


NAA USA Board

Cintia O. Tavella MBA’07D, IDP-C’20Jun
President NAA USA

Cintia leads Strategic partnerships at Expedia Group. She is an executive with 15+ years of experience in tech, finance, M&A and strategy. She is a board member in for-profit and non-for-profit organizations and a passionate volunteer and donor of INSEAD. She loves to spend her free time practicing yoga, meditation and training for the next triathlon or a big hike.

Mansi Maken MBA’10D
Secretary

Annie Guo MBA’19J
Treasurer

Annie is a Mergers and Acquisitions manager at Shell based in Houston. She is passionate about the Energy Transition and leads M&A transactions across the energy value chain including upstream, refining, chemicals as well as New Energies. Previous to this role, Annie held a number of business finance roles in multiple lines of businesses at Shell. Annie is a Canadian national and holds a CPA. She is a graduate of INSEAD class of MBA’19J.

Liana Slater MBA’00J
Clubs Coordinator

Liana Slater is Founder of Monumental Me, a platform for all women to access tools needed to thrive during this time of uncertainty and change & the “she-cession.” Liana is a social impact leader, as Co-Founder INSEAD Women in Business Global Club, Global Clubs ExCo Member, Advisor & Angel Investor in minority led companies. She is a member of 37 Angels Investment Network. Previous executive roles included Google & The Economist. Liana is MBA’00.

Caroline van Scheltinga MBA’88J
Giving (IMEF)

Natasha Punwani MBA’14J
Marketing & Communications

Sunil Shenoy EMBA’15Dec
Membership

Sunil has over 24 years of solid global (US, South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Russia, and China) leadership level experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate development, and strategy and operations consulting with Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Abraaj Group, Arthur Andersen, and GE Capital. In the last 9 years, Sunil has successfully originated and advised in c. US $5 Billion in successful placements of equity and debt; including, several multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Sunil has been actively involved in advising financial sponsors and strategic buyers in building world-class sector specific platforms in the US through acquisitions. He also has hands-on operating experience in the healthcare industry.

Sunil graduated with an Global Executive MBA degree from INSEAD, has a B.Sc. degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and has attended an Advanced Program in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering at Cornell University. He also has certifications in Machine Learning, Analytics, Data Science, and IoT from Stanford University, Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), John Hopkins University, and Columbia University.


Vihar Parikh MBA’16J
Mentorship

Pauline Eichaker MiM’21
MiMs/Young Alumni

Pauline is a strategy consultant at Elixirr based in the San Francisco office. She is half-French, half-American and was raised in Singapore. Graduated from INSEAD in 2021 in the pioneering Masters in Management class, she previously attained a Bachelor of Arts from Durham University in Anthropology. Pauline has a demonstrable commitment to giving to local communities in cross cultural settings, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset. The people who know her well would describe her as curious, adaptable and a self-starter.


Metro Leads

Chicago – Vihar Parik MBA’16J

DallasJohann Tse MBA’99D

Prior to founding Aquarian Capital, Johann was Director for international M&A with Yum! Brands, where he led acquisitions, divestitures and franchising transactions across its quick service restaurants portfolio across many countries. He previously created and managed the corporate venture capital program for Rohm and Haas Company focusing on new materials and material-enabled technologies, and helped broaden the Company’s avenue for growth, in addition to corporate strategic planning and M&A responsibilities. Mr. Tse has an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Electronics Engineering.

Los Angeles Melina Spadone MBA’00J

MiamiOliver Martin MBA’98D

New YorkFarah Baxter MBA’11D

Philadelphia – Puneet Sood EMBA’16Dec

San Diego Akiko Mikamo MCCC’13Mar

San Francisco – Scott Mosher MBA’91D

Scott is an experienced program management leader and consultant in the energy utility and telecom industries. He currently works with energy utilities to maximize value from Smart Grid and Smart Meter investments and to evaluate and pilot emerging technologies. He brings more than 20 years experience helping companies ranging from technology start-ups (<$10M) to large corporations ($15B+).

SeattleAlbert Lin MBA’16J

Washington DCHoward Shih MBA’12J


Advisory Council

AdvisorCarlos Montemayor MBA’96J

AdvisorJagadish Rao MBA’64

Advisor, SF HubIsabelle Finger MBA’09D

Advisor, GovernanceMary Francia IDP-C’14Apr