Our Team


Jamal Russell Black

CEO & Co-founder

Jamal is an experienced data scientist and researcher, possessing a keen interest in all topics related to economic development, business intelligence, and energy sustainability. He has previously worked as a marketing associate for a venture capital company in Los Angeles and as a senior data analyst for a market research firm in Washington D.C.


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Arjun Baragi


Arjun is a U.S. security analyst focused on Latin America and the Middle East. After serving in the U.S. Army, Arjun worked as an investigator for the U.S. government, spearheading task forces on a number of issues including politcal risk, regulatory policy, terror financing, money laundering and domestic criminal cases. 


Ryan Engler


Ryan is an operations research analyst at the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Prior to joining EXIM, Ryan worked as a project research analyst at PwC and also spent time in commodities trading based out of the Chicago Board of Trade.