Mr. Ridaa Murad is the Founder and serves as Chief Investment Officer at Breakform Realty Ventures. He served as Principal and Managing Director at Christina Development Corp. He served as Managing Member & Principal at Christina Ventures. Prior to that, he served in Vice President positions at both HSBC Bank and Barclays Capital where he was in charge of the firm's Indian Equity Investments. He served as a member of the Asia Advisory Committee. He co-founded Veda Asset Management, LLC, an alternative investment management firm. Prior to starting Veda Asset Management, He served as an Associate Director and Product Manager at Bear Stearns in the Structured Equity Products division, where he built their Market Access Product division for South & South East Asia, a $3 billion portfolio of assets in the region. He is a John C. Whitehead Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, a member of the Harrow Association, Urban Land Institute, Building Industry Association of Southern California, and the Young Entrepreneurs Council. He currently serves as Board Member at Kathi Koll Foundation. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics as a Charles June Patrick Scholar from Bard College in New York. He served as Advisor at ChalDal.