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Projects Realized

 

Impact Reimagined

What would it be like if you could be exponential in helping 
children read?

 

Impact Measured

What would it be like if you could be one solution on the road to helping 
alleviate poverty?

 

Impact Realized

We find partners and programs that showcase your business

 

We are storytellers, product makers and partnership strategists.

  • Publishers

  • Documentarians

  • Narrators

  • Curators

  • Connectors

 

Theorem3 Advisors

Making 1 + 1 = 3

Theorem3 Advisors is a change driven collective that serves a diverse circle of global entities and stakeholders, senior leaders, philanthropists and key decision makers in successfully executing projects that are committed to advancing long term impact, sustainability and thought leadership.

Our team spans media executives, former government leaders, education authorities and financial experts so that we can craft innovative, sustainable programs and curriculum where cause meets community.

 

The Team

Where the Passion Begins

Theorem3 Advisors has a team of exceptional and results-driven leaders who love to work with our growing clientele. Our team is eager to learn, open to new ideas and technologies and adaptable to the fast-changing and increasingly complex business environment.

 

Sumya Ojakli

Managing Director/Chief Distiller

Sumya is recognized as an efficient business development strategist, innovator, manager and team player who drives strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth.


A visionary brand builder and inventive business strategist, Sumya has worked with corporations, non-profits and individuals building programs, products and partnerships that are sustainable and impactful. Through market and trend analysis, competitive dynamics, value proposition strategies, corporate storytelling and tailored launch initiatives, she leads businesses to realize goals. 


A focused listener, Sumya pinpoints a company’s key problems and hurdles, identifies areas of collaboration, drives innovation and unlocks shared value.She uses a unique lens to create practical, measurable solutions to incubate new ideas while building and maintaining broad based relationships with senior management, internal business units and industrial professional networks. She works to develop initiatives and programs that result in a compelling portfolio of growth opportunities.

Sumya has held executive positions at companies such as Digitas, Universal Entertainment, Simon&Schuster/A CBS Company, Random House, IGN.com and Billboard Magazine. Sumya holds Board positions with Grand Street Settlement, Grand Lo Café/Essex Crossing Social Enterprise and is a mentor and liaison for the NYU Stern Board Fellows Program and is a member of The Arab Banking Association of North America. 

She also holds an advisory position with the JetBlue - Soar with Reading Literacy Initiative.

Jamal Halepota

Advisor/Innovation

Jamal Halepota is currently a Commercial Executive at Microsoft, where he focuses on driving technological intensity at some of the world’s most famous companies. 


Prior to joining Microsoft, Jamal built his career with experiences in Revenue and Operations at Snapchat, and investment banking at Credit Suisse’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Group. Jamal also previously served as Global Business Development Lead for the Cambridge Innovation Center, leading international and domestic expansion due diligence for the Cambridge, Mass.-based technology incubator. Previously, Jamal served as a Legislative Assistant to United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York analyzing, crafting, and advancing legislation in both the Senate and House of Representatives. While in the Senate, Jamal provided counsel and recommendations to the Senator informing votes on all issues related to energy, the environment, and aerospace. Jamal regularly established and maintained key strategic relationships with the White House, various federal agencies, and several Fortune 100 companies to produce legislative forecasts, build coalitions, develop narratives, and execute strategies.


Jamal holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College, and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is originally from Upstate New York, and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoys the outdoors, lacrosse, live music, and traveling with friends.

Alexandra Patron

Senior Advisor/Business Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility

Alexandra is a global business strategist, with over 25 years experience focused on energy, infrastructure and advocacy. She sits on the advisory board of Amerocap LLC, a global investment firm and previously served as geopolitical strategist with EAS Advisors. Alexandra was Special Projects Director at a clean energy fund, tasked to raise capital and grow business. Special projects included, scaling a green wastewater plant company providing innovative, energy efficient solutions to urban water challenges. She also obtained a USD50 million commitment for solar energy installations.
A key hallmark of her accomplishments was mobilizing a coalition of US Government agencies, local and state officials and private industry contacts to recover investment monies withheld abroad.

Alexandra is a principal in a consultancy, offering advice to select clients in finance, energy, and real estate, to enhance business models and achieve success. Providing global interest rate insight, geopolitical foresight, regulatory awareness she ensures corporate strategic goals are aligned with political and regulatory realities. With a pipeline of both shovel ready and custom programs, her clients can align with impactful solutions that compliment their corporate strategies. 

Alexandra began her career with Sakura Bank ( later merged into Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation) in the Treasury department. She spent over 12 years as a proprietary interest rate futures, options and swaps trader and helped build a $ 12b cash book. Responsible for daily reports, on Central Bank policy, global interest rate forecasting and cash supply, Alexandra harnessed the powerful written persuasive skill that she continues today.

Reta Jo Lewis

Senior Advisor/Domestic & Global Engagement

Reta Jo Lewis is an expert on subnational engagement and public diplomacy, focusing on domestic and global engagement at the state and local levels. She has extensive experience working with governors, mayors and legislators in the United States, as well as with central governments and provincial leaders throughout strategic regions in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. 
Previously, Lewis served as the State Department’s Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs, under Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. She led the office charged with building strategic peer-to-peer relationships between the U.S. Department of State, U.S. state and local officials, and their foreign counterparts. She was the principal architect that led the global engagement of U.S. state and local government leaders’ integration strategy on sustainability and climate change. In 2013, she was awarded the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award. 
Lewis also served as the Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs in the Clinton White House and the Director of the Northeast and Southern Regions. She was the administration’s key point person for the White House task force on the 1994 FIFA World Cup of Soccer and the 1996 Olympics and Paralympic games in Atlanta. Her work resulted in more than $100 million dollars in federal grants. 
Lewis has also held positions as the Director for Business Outreach for the Obama-Biden Transition Team and Vice President and Counselor at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce directing the Chamber’s efforts focused on small business and outreach to women and minority-owned businesses. 
Prior to serving with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Lewis served as a Public Policy Law Partner at Greenberg Traurig, where she represented clients on domestic and international issues affecting international trade, corporate social responsibility, education, diversity and inclusion, transportation, small business and regulatory matters. 
Currently, Lewis is a member of the Nielsen African American External Advisory Board and the Green Electronics Counsel Board and is also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and The International Women’s Forum. She was selected to be in the first class of the U.S. Presidential Management Fellows, serving in the Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration. 
Lewis holds a bachelor’s in political science from University of Georgia, a master’s from American University, and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law.

Kevin Mitchell

Advisor/E-Sports/Digital Curriculum & Content

Kevin is an accomplished senior executive with over 20 years of success across entertainment, music, film, television, video, online media, gaming, and theatrical exhibition. After achieving several Grammy Award nominations and winning a Billboard Award as a music executive, Mitchell transitioned into the immersive experience sector of the entertainment business to adapt to the explosive shift in technology disrupting consumer consumption habits. This passion for convergence lead Kevin to become one of the driving forces to bring esports and the business of competitive video gaming into the classrooms of the Sports Communications Department at Emerson College.


As one of the first esports professors in the US, Kevin helped design an esports focused curriculum that integrates Emerson’s core academic strengths in sports and political communications, media, content creation, production and journalism and combined it with multiple experiential learning projects. Kevin’s day to day role as Director of Business Development for National Amusements, the parent company of Viacom, CBS and Showcase Cinemas provided the esports program with strategic access to several high growth esports projects rooted in the Boston area. Mitchell’s industry leading esports curriculum and innovative learning initiatives has led to development of America’s first pre-college esports program at Emerson College and the launch of the first conference in the US dedicated to collegiate esports called the College Esports Expo. Mitchell is a co-founder of an Ivy League based esports league and he has been quoted in publications like Sports Illustrated, NY Times, Washington Post, ESPN.comNBC.comABC.com, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, PBS, Fox25 Boston and ABC Boston affiliated WCVB.

Debbie Schwartz

Advisor/Healthcare Solutions

A passionate product, marketing, and engagement strategist, Debbie has built a reputation for being a creative thinker and a business trailblazer in the digital healthcare space. She has a keen aptitude for “diagnosing” and “prescribing” innovative medical and patient education platforms, offerings, and tools, as well as managing the teams responsible for implementation.
Debbie brings a personalized approach through the creation of new start-up initiatives that further companies’ strategic goals, while providing a publichealth service to providers and patients in both a domestic and global setting. She successfully guides clients in the creation of impactful products that garner extensive customer uptake. Her ability to adapt and integrate across an entire organization seamlessly is a credit to her leadership and dedication.
Having a strong passion for making a difference, Debbie secured a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University, with the goal of providing comprehensive health information to providers and patients. One of her greatest professional achievements was the launch of WebMD Education – an online platform collaboration between WebMD and Medscape (CME division)– that promotes shared decision making between providers and patients by educating them on similar medical topics. This offering empowers both groups to have better conversations about health, disease, and the development of treatment plans, while also improving overall outcomes.

Tara Summers, RN, UZIT

Advisor - Health & Wellness Product Development

As a Registered Nurse and Urban Zen Integrative Therapist, Tara Summers implements ways to calm the nervous system, ease pains, and reduce suffering. Armed with an inner knowing that the physical dis-eases we experience are related to the emotional and spiritual aspects of our lives, she focuses on ways to support the mind, body, and spirit of each patient. Whether it be through individual treatments, educational workshops, or corporate wellness engagements, Tara is helping find the wellness in all of us, even in the midst of illness. 


Tara is a speaker, author, and Co-Founder of MEDBASICS, which created the award-winning “Baby & Toddler MEDBASICS” books, apps, and other life-saving products. Tara and MEDBASICS were featured in numerous national magazines and also appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, and Good Housekeeping’s, “Smart Solutions for Moms” television special.


She is an advisor to T3, offering her expertise in productizing; particularly in the health & wellness, children, and parenting markets. Her experience as a mother, healthcare professional, and neuro-linguistic qualitative market research senior moderator allows her to ask the right questions, creating moments of “what if” and “why not” that move business forward in a thoughtful, smart, and fun way. 


Tara is a mama, an artist, and lover of college football. She lives in New York, New York.

Theorem3 Advisory Services

Discover Our Expertise

Theorem3 Advisors solves critical issues facing our communities and clients, both large and small. Our unique approach is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us successful. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and spread their message.

 

Programming

We develop and execute programs that align with your brand and social impact strategy. We help you take bold chances and make insightful decisions that attract the audience you are targeting -- Published work, documentary, podcast, live event or custom public/private partner development.

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Storytelling

We examine what organizations are doing to stay relevant and competitive in this fast-paced world, and which ones are doing it best. We then strategize using smart tools, strategic connections and global resources in order to understand the implications of every choice our clients can make to get their message out.

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Legacy Development & Representation

We combine our expertise in media, finance, health, public service and publishing to conceptualize, advise, position and build business. We craft stories and programs for corporations, not-for-profits, thought leaders, influencers, future leaders and families creating the most valuable asset...lasting legacy.

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