CapImpact Executive Team


Ralph Welborn Ph.D

25 years+ providing business and technology advisory services to both private and public sector organizations globally. CEO of innovation technology platform, leader of IBM’s Strategy & Transformation business, among other global advisory worlds.  Published 3 books. Most recent is Topple: The End of Firm-Based Strategy and the Rise of New Explosive Growth Models May, 2018.  Ph.D. in Cognitive Science.


Dr. Gail Cassell, Ph.D.

Past Chairwoman of National Science Foundation, Past President of Multiple Institute of Medicine (IoM) commissions, with a specific focus on MDR-TB, and the use of AI for new methods of clinical diagnostics), Professor of Global Public Health: Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Alabama


Anas Sawaf

A seasoned business executive with over 20 years of experience in the technology sector in multiple international markets. Major focus has been technology strategy & large program leadership around ICT/IoT/M2M/AI. Roles have included Founder, CEO of Citifours – a strategy & technology company focused on technology transfer and advisory, leader of Cisco’s Digital Transformation and Smarter Cities Programs in the Middle East.