About BoDE

Our Vision

BoDE is a place of learning. Our philosophy and methodology create businesses that help humanity flourish. Together, we will spark a movement that builds more prosperous and harmonious communities throughout the world

Our Values

Man vs. Nature

A healthier world begins with a healthier planet. We ensure that your business practices will protect the environment

Man vs. Man

Individuals are strengthened by strong communities. We teach methodologies that lift those around us

Man vs. Self

At the core of every healthy society are well-balanced individuals. Our students learn how to find inner harmony

Our Mission

We’re raising a generation of entrepreneurs who will achieve economic freedom and use that positive momentum to foster the communities around them and impact the world

BoDE Methodology

Making a difference goes beyond simply having a desire to do so. Our program helps you gather the time, resources, and capital to spread your positive influence across the globe

Anatomy of a Company

We help our students understand how companies function, and how to diagnose the parts that aren’t working

Human Capital

We provide companies in our network with the skilled people they need to handle every facet of the business

BoDE Framework

We teach specific formal policies and practices that create organization, stability, and clarity within a company

BoDE Framework

The BoDE framework has been developed to teach each of the core components needed to create and sustain a successful company

Module 1

Strategy

Module 2

Production

Module 3

Product

Module 4

Body

Human Capital

Operations

Sales Engine

Mind

Financial Capital

Systems & Process

Marketing

Consciousness

Legal and Corporate
Governance

Accounting

Technology

Time

Our Team

It takes good people to make good things happen, so we’ve worked hard to assemble the best. Our team is comprised of skilled individuals who share a record of success and a passion for progress

Team USA

Team India

Team USA

Team India

Neil Bhaskar | B.Tech., MBALinkedIn button

FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Neil created the BoDE Foundation to train future business leaders, revitalize struggling companies, and provide economic freedom for young people with burgeoning careers. He is passionate about working with entrepreneurs and dedicated to bridging the economic divide to create a more harmonious world.

Neil has a history of creating companies in the fields of technology, nutraceutical and logistics, including a career on Wall Street. But his passion for these sectors goes beyond individual entities and expands into nonprofit work. His commitment to working with schools and disabled youth spans more than 21 years.

Awards:
– Golden Door Award (given to foreign-born Americans who have created at 1000 jobs)
– E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of New Jersey
– Utah Governor’s Award for the Best Place to Work for Adults with Disability (through establishing of BioVation Labs & NovaCare)

Education:
– B.Tech. in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT
– M.B.A. from IIM
– O.P.M. from Harvard Business School

Other Accomplishments:
Apprentice Boot-Camp Mentoring Program
Founding member “Jumpstart” an Angel Investment Group of New Jersey
Member AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & astronautics)
Gandhi Alliance Board Member
Addressed:
Nova Scotia Start-up Capital Raise conference as a guest of Canadian Government
Chinese IT Companies at the invitation of Chinese IT Ministry in Beijing, Shanghai & Hang Zhou
Jordan IT Companies in Aman at the invitation of King of Jordan

Neil Baskhar | B.Tech., MBA

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FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Neil created the BoDE Foundation to train future business leaders, revitalize struggling companies, and provide economic freedom for young people with burgeoning careers. He is passionate about working with entrepreneurs and dedicated to bridging the economic divide to create a more harmonious world.

Neil has a history of creating companies in the fields of technology, nutraceutical and logistics, including a career on Wall Street. But his passion for these sectors goes beyond individual entities and expands into nonprofit work. His commitment to working with schools and disabled youth spans more than 21 years.

Awards:
Golden Door Award (given to foreign-born Americans who have created at 1000 jobs)
E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of New Jersey
Utah Governor’s Award for the Best Place to Work for Adults with Disability (through establishing of BioVation Labs & NovaCare)

Education:
B.Tech. in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT
M.B.A. from IIM
O.P.M. from Harvard Business School

Other Accomplishments:
Apprentice Boot-Camp Mentoring Program
Founding member “Jumpstart” an Angel Investment Group of New Jersey
Member AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & astronautics)
Gandhi Alliance Board Member

Addressed:
Nova Scotia Start-up Capital Raise conference as a guest of Canadian Government
Chinese IT Companies at the invitation of Chinese IT Ministry in Beijing, Shanghai & Hang Zhou
Jordan IT Companies in Aman at the invitation of King of Jordan

Dr. Dinesh Patel | Ph.D.LinkedIn button

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Patel is a pharmaceutical entrepreneur, philanthropist and a GP at V-Spring Partners. Dr. Patel runs a $400 million private equity firm in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Dinesh Patel | Ph.D.

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BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Patel is a pharmaceutical entrepreneur, philanthropist and a GP at V-Spring Partners. Dr. Patel runs a $400 million private equity firm in Salt Lake City.

Ryan Rees | CPA, CMA, MAccLinkedIn button

MANAGING PARTNER, HARTLE & REES, A PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

Ryan has spent the majority of his career providing taxation consultations to individuals and businesses as a certified public accountant. He has extended his expertise by managing accounting services and supporting small and mid-size businesses. Additionally, Ryan teaches intermediate and advanced financial accounting courses and Certified Management Accountant Exam preparation courses.

Ryan helps people at BoDE gain the financial resources necessary to become successful entrepreneurs.

Ryan Rees | CPA, CMA, MAcc

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MANAGING PARTNER, HARTLE & REES, A PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

Ryan has spent the majority of his career providing taxation consultations to individuals and businesses as a certified public accountant. He has extended his expertise by managing accounting services and supporting small and mid-size businesses. Additionally, Ryan teaches intermediate and advanced financial accounting courses and Certified Management Accountant Exam preparation courses.

Ryan helps people at BoDE gain the financial resources necessary to become successful entrepreneurs.

John Burns | MBA

CFO & VISITING PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT THE HOLY FAMILY UNIVERSITY

John Burns | MBA

CFO & VISITING PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT THE HOLY FAMILY UNIVERSITY

Jason Meyer | ESQLinkedIn button

VICE CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, JETLINE GROUP OF COMPANIES

Jason Meyer | ESQ

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VICE CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR, JETLINE GROUP OF COMPANIES

Gene S. Godick | CPALinkedIn button

MANAGING PARTNER AT G SQUARED PARTNERS LLC

Gene S. Godick | CPA

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MANAGING PARTNER AT G SQUARED PARTNERS LLC

Bernie Leone | CPA, CITP, CGMALinkedIn button

RETIREE E&Y PARTNER & CURRENTLY A PARTNER AT WITHUM SMITH & BROWN OF NJ

Bernie Leone | CPA, CITP, CGMA

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RETIREE E&Y PARTNER & CURRENTLY A PARTNER AT WITHUM SMITH & BROWN OF NJ

Priscilla Alvarado | BBA, MALinkedIn button

ENTERPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Priscilla is a dynamic entrepreneur and operations manager for BoDE Foundation. She is a strategist, creative, and world traveler. Priscilla has experience as a supervisor, process analyst, and project manager in the for-profit industry (hospitality, technology, and banking). She has also worked as a project director in the non-profit industry (culture, indigenous people). Priscilla uses analytical thinking to streamline operations and expand productivity and profitability.

“The BoDE Foundation can fuel our personal and collective dreams and thus, fulfill our ultimate purpose by maintaining a needed balance with Earth and life.”

Priscilla Alvarado | BBA, MA

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ENTERPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Priscilla is a dynamic entrepreneur and operations manager for BoDE Foundation. She is a strategist, creative, and world traveler. Priscilla has experience as a supervisor, process analyst, and project manager in the for-profit industry (hospitality, technology, and banking). She has also worked as a project director in the non-profit industry (culture, indigenous people). Priscilla uses analytical thinking to streamline operations and expand productivity and profitability.

“The BoDE Foundation can fuel our personal and collective dreams and thus, fulfill our ultimate purpose by maintaining a needed balance with Earth and life.”

BJ Thomson | BS, MBALinkedIn button

MANAGING PARTNER & COO – MILESTONE FINANCIAL ENGINEERS LLC

Throughout his accounting and management career, BJ has worked in manufacturing, health insurance, and even the music industry. He has served in various leadership and board positions within several successful companies. In addition to his entrepreneurial businesses, he works with and mentors young professionals and students through the Salt Lake Community College Program Advisory Committee. BJ has received recognitions from organizations such as the Utah Association of Public Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.

BJ Thomson | BS, MBA

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MANAGING PARTNER & COO – MILESTONE FINANCIAL ENGINEERS LLC

Throughout his accounting and management career, BJ has worked in manufacturing, health insurance, and even the music industry. He has served in various leadership and board positions within several successful companies. In addition to his entrepreneurial businesses, he works with and mentors young professionals and students through the Salt Lake Community College Program Advisory Committee. BJ has received recognitions from organizations such as the Utah Association of Public Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.

Bryan V. Whiting | BSLinkedIn button

CTO – MILESTONE FINANCIAL ENGINEERS LLC

Bryan has extensive experience in accounting, operations, technology, and management from a variety of businesses. In addition to launching and leading several companies of his own, he provides consultations to other avid entrepreneurs and thriving businesses in the Salt Lake City area. He teaches his clients how to ignite the same efficiency in their work that he uses in his own practice. Bryan believes in integrity throughout the financial and technology industries and continually helps game-changing businesses to flourish.

Bryan V. Whiting | BS

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CTO – MILESTONE FINANCIAL ENGINEERS LLC

Bryan has extensive experience in accounting, operations, technology, and management from a variety of businesses. In addition to launching and leading several companies of his own, he provides consultations to other avid entrepreneurs and thriving businesses in the Salt Lake City area. He teaches his clients how to ignite the same efficiency in their work that he uses in his own practice. Bryan believes in integrity throughout the financial and technology industries and continually helps game-changing businesses to flourish.

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