Sophia Bekele Eshete is a business leader, corporate executive, and international entrepreneur, whose experience spans both the public and private sectors. She is a thought leader in global policy, corporate governance, technology, and development issues, as well as an investor and philanthropist. Early in her career, as a Corporate Executive, Bekele achieved a successful track record working for different Fortune 500 Companies notably, the Bank of America, Mitsubishi Bank of California, and PriceWaterHouseCoppers, in the field of Business and Technology, Systems Security Auditing, Risk Management & Enterprise systems. She has continued to draw on this background in her current professional engagements. Bekele is a strong advocate of accountability and transparency improvements in all facets of her engagements & holding public authorities and the private sector to such high standards.