Decades previous to his role as an AWAIM business development (non-investment adviser) Associate, Gregory Akhenaton was tapped to join Cisco Systems' flagship business unit by Tony Bates, where he served as Technical Marketing Engineer and Software Engineer. He propelled the Fortune 500 corporation’s business development team while providing proof of concepts to financial analysts in the US and globally. During his Fellowship at the California Capitol building for the Legislative Assembly, Gregory supported the Banking and Finance Committee's legislation. He earned a Master of Theological Studies focusing on ethics at Harvard Divinity School. Gregory was the VP of Communications Board Member for the Harvard Alumni Club of the Silicon Valley and member of the Harvard University ultimate frisbee team that competed for the national championship.