Leonard S. Johnson
Leonard S. Johnson is Vice President of Investor and International Relations for Alliance Financial Group.
In addition to his position at AFG, he is also the Founder of The Bank for International Ideas, a platform for long term sustainable development that will facilitate the discovery and the development of ideas, in the area of economic development through the creation of New Businesses, Land Infrastructure Projects, Environmental Projects, Scientific Research, and Technological Projects. The overriding goal of the Bank for International Ideas is to spur development throughout the world by creating a single centralize database which uses Internet Bots and Algorithms that organizes all the ideas submitted to the bank relating to Intellectual Capital that is then turned into Intellectual Property. Once an individual has uploaded their idea, they will receive one of several cryptocurrencies depending on what stage of development their Idea is currently in.
Mr. Johnson has also written a book about the Bank for International Ideas that can be found in many bookstores throughout the world online and offline.
He is also the former Chairman and CEO of the Pinnacle Group LLP, and was a Senior Stock Loan Broker at Global Bancorp. Global Bancorp is a full-service, private, nonpurpose securities lender that provide investors structured stock loans that were once exclusively for institutional and professional investors through relationships with Goldman Sachs and TD Amertrade.
The Pinnacle Group is an organization that facilitated Mergers and Acquisitions, Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), International relations, and economic development. Pinnacle provided consultation services to an international cliental for notable Fortune 500 companies generating several million dollars on an annual basis for Pinnacle’s clients, as well as facilitation of corporate mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, market research, and market analysis. Leonard conducts regular speaking engagements about public and private partnerships, economic development and the global flow of technology and capital. Leonard is a member of several prominent organizations, including, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA), associate of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), The Fabian Society, Forbes CEO Network, the World Affairs Council, World Transhumanist Association and Citizens for Global Solutions.
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