Franklyn Cumberbatch
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Franklyn Cumberbatch

Franklyn Cumberbatch – Co-Founder & Mentor-in-Chief

Frank’s responsibilities include developing ACI’s global mentor networks as well as mobilizing the Diaspora onto our virtual platforms. Frank is also our analytics guru who will develop, shape and innovate ACI’s programs. Frank’s passion for entrepreneurship has driven his experiences as an entrepreneur, investor, fundraiser, and mentor. He is the owner and CEO of Trinidad Group - a holding company for Granite Broadband, a company focused on deploying wireless broadband services to rural Wisconsin; Boca Grande Capital, a mixed-use real-estate development company and Ripon Restaurant Group, a hospitality company. Frank currently mentors Caribbean startups on behalf of the World Bank, including companies based in Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica. Frank has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, with an emphasis in Information Technology. A former lobbyist with the state’s largest government relations firm, Frank was candidate for Mayor of Milwaukee in 2003 – 2004. He is unopposed as ACI’s Mayor.


Leadership, Technical