Our 7CGEO team of senior partners and advisors has over 100 combined years of experience on a global scale. Speaking some 11 languages and coming from diverse educational and ethnic backgrounds having served in the U.S. Military, U.S. Intelligence and the Congress. The collective experience of our team is unrivaled – having run multi-billion-dollar companies as well as multi-billion-dollar platforms. Having the experience that comes from working on a global scale ensures that our partners and clients receive the best-in-breed advice and services based on recommendations that come from firsthand knowledge having “been there and done that” over the course of their respective careers.
Mr. Allen completed three tours in Iraq and two tours in Afghanistan as a consultant and contractor to various U.S. entities. Mr.Allen spent 5 years in the U.S. Army and 14 years with SOCOM, and the U.S. Intelligence community.
Mr. Weir has invested, owned and operated businesses across several sectors, including defense (CEO General Stability / BHI weapons mfg. and training provider for USG and foreign governments), entertainment (Executive Producer at Paramount Studios), software service provider (CEO MIT- SAP / IBM partner), banking services (Visa & MasterCard ISO and Software services provider), hospitality (co-owner of Lucky 7 Bourbon, Beso Hollywood, Kitchen 24, and Off The Shelf Catering), food, & pharma (co-owner of GSI Foods & GSI Pharma).
Mr. Cyrus serves as the Senior Adviser to 7CGEO and is the Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer for SteelRiver Partners headquartered in San Francisco, CA and New York City, NY. SteelRiver Partners is a leading independent investment firm focused exclusively on private investments with ~ $2.0 billion of invested equity from across the world. Michael currently serves on numerous company boards and is the current CEO of the California energy utility, Trans Bay Cable LLC.
Congressman Curt Weldon served for 20 years in the United States Congress, retiring as both Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee as well as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He also served on the Energy Committee of the House Science Committee.
Country Director Kenya
Seven Continents Global Expeditionary Operations (7CGEO)
(DBA) Kipanga Global Limited, Kenya
Peter Wathitu serves as Country Director for 7CGEO. Mr. Wathitu brings a wealth of expertise across a number of business domains to include management, logistics and research. Being born and raised in Kenya, Peter’s many years of experience provide 7CGEO with in-depth knowledge and subject matter expertise on the East African region. Mr. Wathitu wears many hats, chief among them is his role(s) as manager, senior field researcher, and interpreter.