Ms. Alison Davis is a Co-Founder & serves Managing Partner at Fifth Era. She also serves as a Board Member of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. Prior to Fifth Era, she was the Managing Partner of Belvedere Capital Partners focused on investing in banks and financial services and prior to that served as CFO of Barclays Global Investors - now Blackrock. Earlier in her career, she spent 15 years in strategy consulting with McKinsey and AT Kearney. Her work focused on Strategy, Organization and Leadership working as an advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs, Boards and executive teams. She built and led the Global Financial Services Practice of AT Kearney to be one of the largest and most respected in the world. She continues to consult on issues of relevance to the Boards and Executive teams of leading multi-national clients. She is an experienced public and private company board director. She is currently a director of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Diamond Foods (DMND), Fiserv (FISV), Unisys (UIS) and Ooma and is a former director of City National Bank (CYN), First Data Corporation (FDC). Xoom (XOOM) and was the Chairman of LECG (XPRT) until its sale in 2011. She is also Chairman of the Advisory Board of BlockChain Partners. She also serves as Advisor at Keiretsu Capital and Blockchain Capital.