KEREENA BLAKE

foresighted strategist and influential thought leader with a proven track record of significantly improving productivity while eliminating and avoiding millions in technology and operations costs for various companies

Technology, Digital & Agile Principal

ABOUT

With over 20 years of experience in designing and leading the execution of innovative operations and technology strategies, Kereena is a sought-after, foresighted strategist and influential thought leader with a proven track record of significantly improving productivity while eliminating and avoiding millions in technology and operations costs for various companies

Prior to helping found Blake Solutions, Kereena spent the last 12 years at JPMorgan Chase, most recently as an Executive Director, where she was a highly effective global manager and diplomatic change agent. She consistently won the trust of diverse stakeholders and built consensus across conflicting interests and coordinated cross-functional teams that achieved organizational goals.

Kereena is a disciplined strategic planner with a comprehensive grasp of details and ability to analyze fact-based solutions and process improvements. She is an articulate presenter at all levels of management, frequently recognized for communicating complex ideas and recommendations in a clear and succinct way that “tells the story.”

In addition, Kereena is the co-founder and Director of Outreach of Caribbean Footsteps Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that children in the Caribbean islands are able to attend school without worrying about basic resources such as school supplies and ‘school fees’ – Caribbean Footsteps believes by providing the opportunity for an education, we can eliminate the barriers to a child’s success.

PAST EXPERIENCE

  • JPMorgan Chase: Executive Director 
  • CAI Managers & Co LP: Strategy & Operations
  • USB Investment Bank: Financial Reporting
  • GE Capital: Project Manager 

EDUCATION

  • New York University: MBA
  • University of Connecticut: BS, Computer Science

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