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Dhani Jones

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, NFL Linebacker, Author and Host

Chairman, QEY Capital
EVP, Business Development, Rock Ventures
Chief Strategy Office, Action Streamer
Co-Founder, Hillman Accelerator
Co-Founder, BowTie Cause

Macro-01: Space Commercialization, Monday 16 November, 1100-1200

Dhani Jones is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, NFL linebacker, author and host who began his career in the NFL, playing with the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals.  For Jones, the NFL was a jumping off point, and in 2010, he launched his philanthropic endeavor, BowTie Cause, designing signature bow ties for organizations around the country.  His entrepreneurial spirit has continued to push him in new directions, as Jones currently serves as chairman of investment fund Qey Capital Partners, EVP at Rock Ventures and Founder of the Hillman Accelerator.

His writings, a travelogue/memoir in 2011, “The Sportsman: Unexpected Lessons from an Around the World Sports Odyssey,” recapped his rise to NFL fame, as well as his time as a host of Travel Channel’s original series, “Dhani Tackles the Globe.” Currently he is an investor on CNBC “Adventure Capitalist”.

Dhani is currently the host of Adventure Capitalists on CNBC http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000544152


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