Our Leadership Team


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Driven by Faith, Purpose, Freedom and the Kingdom of God


Gerald Duran

Founder | Managing Partner

Gerald is a 6x serial entrepreneur driven by faith, purpose, freedom and the Kingdom of God. He has over three decades experience launching, growing and exiting multiple tech ventures. His ventures have earned numerous awards for being amongst the fastest growing companies in America. He is known for being a pioneer in the venture accelerator and turnaround space.

Benson Agbortogo

Managing Partner

Benson has been in the business growth consulting industry for the over a decade. He is known best as an anointed business mentor with a forward-thinking sixth sense. He is an alpha entrepreneur and a pioneer in the faith driven entrepreneur movement, guiding CEOs to become laser focused on high-growth, scalability and market leadership.

Ken Cauley

Venture Partner, Capital

Ken has built, scaled, and sold multiple companies across a number of industries including video games, media and publishing, internet advertising, television entertainment, private equity, and other financial and management consulting services. Along the way, Ken has been recognized both locally and nationally with various professional awards from media, peers, and partners.

Shane Boudreau

Venture Partner, Capital

Shane has over 2 decades of finance and M&A experience. He has built scaled and sold multiple companies from green tech to AI/ML. Consulted with Fortune 500 and 100 companies and several notable VC firms. Raised hundreds of millions for various entities in addition to his quant fund which is now being utilized by one of the largest trading firms for their UHNW clients

Leslie Duran

Chair, Leadership Development Advisory Board

Meet our esteemed Chair of our Leadership Development Advisory Board.  With over three decades, Leslie is a seasoned professional who has dedicated her career to helping organizations navigate complex leadership challenges, with a focus on building high-performing teams and developing effective leadership strategies. 

Leslie's extensive experience includes serving as a leadership development leader to some of the world's largest corporations, advising on issues ranging from leadership development to culture transformation.

Sherwin Sampson

Venture Partner, Studio UX Strategy

Meet Sherwin, our UX Strategy Expert and Venture Partner. With over 8 years of experience leading a successful UX studio, Sherwin is a seasoned UX strategy expert and a valuable member of the CanaGlobal team. As Venture Partner at our venture studio, Sherwin is responsible for guiding UX strategy and providing mentorship to the portfolio companies.

Sherwin's passion for creating innovative and user-centered designs has helped businesses of all sizes, from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies. He firmly believes that the user experience should always be at the forefront of product development, and that great design has the power to transform businesses, industries, and revenue.