Louis Perez III is the managing director for Akamai Capital Inc., a subsidiary of the Akamai Foundation that furthers community economic development and business training. He is a frequent speaker, trainer and panelist for entrepreneurial programs such as the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative and the Community Development Venture Capital Fund. He's provided briefings for the State legislature, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the White House Initiative of Asian American and Pacific Islanders, the Ford Foundation and the Native Hawaiian Convention on investment capital, community lending, and topics impacting local groups.
In 2014, representing Akamai Capital, Louis Perez III won the SBA Small Business Advocate for Financial Services, State of Hawaii. He was nominated by Naomi Masuno, Bank of Hawaii.
Pictured: Louis Perez III