Joint Ventures and Partnerships: A Digital Approach

Posted by: Yvonne Luker - Global Chamber on Friday, June 26, 2020

Global Chamber® was pleased to partner with MyFinB on this third episode in a series of four globinars covering ways to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) to scale, grow and succeed... with case studies.

It's part of the Global Chamber® Disruptive Technology Roadmap Series. We discussed ways that AI can be used to assist finding and prioritizing partnerships, alliances and joint ventures.

Watch the program HERE on Facebook.

The series includes:

  1. Scale or Fail: Leveraging AI on 12 June 2020
  2. Value Your Business: AI Drivers on 19 June 2020 (link to the blog covering #1 and 2)
  3. JVs and Partnerships: A Digital Approach on 26 June 2020
  4. Strategic Benchmarking: AI Tools and Tips on 10 July 2020 (Link to register)


  • Nazri Muhd - Founder/CEO at MyFinB Group
  • Mel Sanderson - President at Mel Sanderson Consulting
  • Raj Muppala - Founder/CEO at AInfinity


Nazri Muhd - Founder/CEO of MyFinB Group. M Nazri's passion and expertise in building start-ups and SMEs for more than a decade, has led him to become a venture builder. He has spoken in numerous international events, seed-invested start-ups, advised on investments and actively mentoring business owners. Nazri's specialty is in investments and A.I., and has built models around various market and industry verticals for both public and private sectors.

Nazri was recently named by Islamica500 as one of the world's top 500 prominent and influential personalities in the Islamic world and economy (A.I./Fintech category). Nazri was also awarded the Young Business Leader Award in 2010 (APAC) by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry for adopting innovative business models in his businesses. An active advocator of AI and analytics, Nazri regularly contributes forward-looking insights and viewpoints to The Malaysian Business magazine. He is frequently interviewed by international accounting journals and national media; and also invited to speak in major events from various parts of Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East on the topic.

Melissa (Mel) Sanderson - President at Mel Sanderson Consulting. Mel is founder and President at Mel Sanderson Consulting, leading Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, Government and Public Relations and Effective Management in a Global Context. She has a 20-year diplomatic career and deep and wide international business experience. She speaks 7 languages, fluent in 3. Previously Mel was Vice President of International Affairs at Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold. Before that she was a political counselor at the United States’ Department of State, where she was a Political Officer and Charge d'Affairs at the US Embassy in the Congo. She also worked as a corporate investment advisor at Fifth Third Bank. Melissa has a B.A. in Economics, a B.A. in English Literature and an MBA degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Raj Muppala - CEO & Founder at AInfinity. Raj Muppala is an entrepreneur baed in the UK who is helping businesses optimize value from Digital Transformation with AI. Raj has over 18 years of experience in various roles in IT & Business at Fortune 100 companies. Over the last few years, Raj has helped big enterprises with an efficient AI strategy and methodology to implement explainable AI solutions to increase ROI. To address the big need for companies in saving costs and being efficient, with ‘Explainable AI applications’, Raj has started an Innovative AI company AInfinity, to help businesses address complex challenges (in Risk, Customer Insights, etc) with Intuitive human focused AI solutions. The AInfinity product ‘alivecore’ fits companies growing in the covid19 era and beyond, helping organisations with real-time insights and sentiments from millions of news, social media feeds on holistic insights for actionable decisions for brand reputation, customer engagement, risk insights and sentiments. Details: AInfinity.

Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - Founder/CEO of Global Chamber®. Doug is an international entrepreneur dedicated to helping members of Global Chamber® reach new markets across metros and borders more successfully. He is a two-time expat with Dupont in Tokyo and Singapore with over 30 years of global business experience in nearly all countries and segments. Doug is a regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and a member of collaborating international groups including the Arizona District Export Council. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah, an EMBA from Michigan State University and 5 patents. Doug was born in Mt. Kisco, New York and now lives in the metro regions of Phoenix and San Francisco. More on Global Chamber®.





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