Akil is an experienced leader in strategic finance, analysis and investment management. Most recently, he was Senior Director of Corporate Planning at Visa, where he led the Visa’s planning processes and supported certain quarterly Investor Relations activities. While at Visa, Akil reorganized Visa’s internal reporting to promote accountability for regional presidents and developed Visa’s long-term revenue model. Prior to Visa, he was a leader in the capital markets and corporate finance team at eBay. In this role, he oversaw capital markets transactions that included more than $2B inaugural debt offering, a multibillion-dollar share buyback program, a $2B credit revolver, as well as the divestiture of eBay’s stake in MercadoLibre. Before eBay, Akil spent seven years at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where he orchestrated long-term strategic planning and value chain analysis in support of GP Harmon’s acquisition strategy. Hollis started his career in investment banking. In addition to his professional roles, Akil serves on the Board of Directors of Envision Education, which is a network of charter schools in California’s Bay area committed to transforming the lives of students and helping them gain the important skills they need to succeed in college and career. He’s also the Treasurer at Oakland Enrolls, a startup that leverages online software to help poor and minority families apply to the best district and charter public schools available in Oakland. Akil has a BBA from Howard University and a JD from Yale Law School.