SolMeru has the curiosity, confidence, and courage
to find solutions to challenges in frontier markets.
Favorite Quote: "Cowards die a thousand deaths, but the brave only die once."
Dmitry Spitsberg has over 10 years of experience working across multiple industries spanning 4 continents. He has industry experience in commodity trading, finance, cyber-security, recruiting, and consulting, and expertise in strategy development, technology operations, management, business development, and financial modeling.
Dmitry’s experience includes being the Director of Operations at TruShield Security Solutions, a United States-based cyber-security company recognized for its excellence in serving commercial, government, and international clients. While with TruShield, Dmitry also founded and led the company's Asia operation, based in Bangalore, India.
Prior, Dmitry was the first person on the ground in Rwanda as part of the East Africa Exchange, where he developed the company’s business plan to help secure funding of $10+ mil, managed challenging projects including the development and deployment of the Exchange’s trading and settlement solution, and was the Exchange’s lead person in handling relationships with international technology partners, including with Nasdaq.
Dmitry is an avid traveler and enjoys immersing himself in different cultures to broaden his perspective. He has lived, worked, and traveled in 20+ countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Favorite Quote: "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."
Joe Songer has over 30 years of experience ranging from creating successful zero-dollar startups to senior management in publicly traded companies. He has lead several companies’ expansion into South and Central America. He has raised over $2B of private equity and debt funding over his career and been a founding member of a successful initial public offering. His experience spans across all functional areas of an organization. Joe has a proven track record in the initial design and start-up operations, mergers and acquisitions, and comprehensive experience re-engineering under-performing operations.
Joe is the Founder of Action Positive Solutions, which assists for-profit and non-profit entities break down barriers that prevent achieving success by creating clear goals and developing trust in the organization with an undeniable focus to succeed.
Prior, as a Founding Member of Unison Site Management, he built and sold a $1 billion+ portfolio of cellular site easements to investors such as Goldman Sachs, Global Tower Systems and American Tower.
Joe was also a Founding Member in OneMain.com and Airtaxi, both successful zero-dollar startups, and has 15 years of senior management experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance and Accounting with global and national Real Estate organizations such as LaSalle Partners and National Housing Partnerships.
Empower frontier markets to create sustainable value, stability, and wealth.
To be the trusted provider of integrated solutions, creating shared value for our client companies, their investors, and visionary leaders seeking exciting career opportunities.
Passion -- We are energetic about finding out the "how" and "why".
Growth Mindset -- We focus on positive, growth-centered actions.
Courage -- We have a pioneering and adventurous spirit to blaze new ways.
Persistence -- We overcome challenges and work through all roadblocks.
Trust -- We build relationships based on sincerity, reliability, and competence.
Social Responsibility -- We ethically validate our decisions and actions before proceeding.
We do things right, the right way. Our values are: