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About Courageous! 

Founded by Dr. Rollan Roberts II, Courageous! is a strong Artificial General Intelligence and quantum-proof Cybersecurity research and product development think tank that serves advanced security initiatives of national governments. 


Courageous! hosts related entrepreneurial AI and cybersecurity workshops, conferences, and retreats.  Courageous! is in partnership on several initiatives with the United Nations and will serve as a satellite campus for select business, physics, biology, and engineering university intensives.  Through the founding of the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp and CEO Cruise, Courageous! demonstrates diversity and inclusion by specializing in helping veteran and differently-abled CEO’s and Entrepreneurs launch and grow companies, while protecting their health, relationships, integrity, and families. 


Dr. Roberts also founded The Prompting, a faith-based, 501(c)3 non-profit for underserved entrepreneurs that operates the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp.  

About Dr. Rollan Roberts II

Courageous! founder and CEO, Dr. Rollan Roberts, is an advisor and resource to national governments on strong Artificial General Intelligence and quantum-proof Cybersecurity, was nominated to Central Command's Department of Defense Civilian Task Force, and is the former CEO of the Hoverboard company – the single, hottest, global consumer product of 2015.  He has a record of creating viral global brands and the fastest growing companies as CEO of both public and private SMB to multi-billion dollar companies and was an advisor on the U.S.-China Trade War. Dr. Roberts provides entrepreneurship programs & events around the world, including the annual African Diplomatic Entrepreneur Summit in partnership with multiple national governments and United Nations SDGs, and was bestowed the diplomatic designation of "His Excellency" when awarded Peace Ambassador to World Governments by the International College of Peace Studies.

Dr. Roberts has been a featured Keynote Speaker at Harvard University, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, China’s government and business leaders in Tiananmen Square at the Great Hall of the People (China’s Congress), an advisor to the Top 20 Startup companies in the world (in Spain), Commencement Address speaker, Adjunct Professor, and hosts Entrepreneur Workshops for universities, schools, and economically-challenged communities.

In addition to being a private pilot, he holds a Doctorate degree in Global Business and Entrepreneurship, author of 4 best-selling international books on business and entrepreneurship,
founded the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp as a corporate diversity and inclusiveness incubator/accelerator for the differently-abled, provides counsel to governments and corporations, and continues to educate and inspire leaders and entrepreneurs through the annual CEO Cruise and women's empowerment BeautyPro Cruise as Chairman of the Board for the International Association of Pageantry

Leadership Team

sean kanuck

The Boardroom Series
First National Cyber Intelligence Officer
of the United States

Dr. kennedy waningu​

Advisory Board
Government Relations

Dr. Kennedy Waningu is a prominent business and government liaison based in Kenya, Africa. He owns multiple businesses and sits on the board of a college based in Nairobi, Kenya.  Dr. Waningu has significant influence in the halls of African governments and the largest corporations in Kenya.  Having hosted several dignitaries, raising up Kingdom entrepreneurs, and authoring numerous books on Kingdom entrepreneurship, Dr. Kennedy uses his influence and talents to coordinate global events for Dr. Rollan Roberts and oversees the vision of reaching the global marketplace with Kingdom principles.  

peter lowe​

Advisory Board
Founder of Get Motivated Success Seminars

Peter Lowe and Dr. Roberts are founders and partners of Roberts & Lowe, a spiritual success organization, that hosts events for Christian business people.  Peter is the founder of Get Motivated Success Seminars, the most successful business conferences in the world featuring world leaders, presidents, celebrities and athletes.  While routinely packing arenas and stadiums around the country, Peter has been highly influential in helping people and businesses live their best lives.  “60-Minutes” profiled him, amazed at his ability to fill stadiums, and People  Magazine featured him, enamored by the celebrities that flocked to his stage.  Billy Graham appointed him Chairman of the Tampa Bay Crusade.

Sean Kanuck is the First National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues for the United States (served two presidential administrations) and is one of the foremost global authorities on cybersecurity.  He is a former CIA Officer, Senior Analyst at the CIA Information Operations Center, and former Intelligence Fellow at the National Security Council.  Sean is an adjunct professor at George Washington University on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence and is the founder and CEO of EXEDEC, and executive decision-making consultancy.  Sean and Dr. Roberts host The Boardroom Series and an annual Cybersecurity Conference for executives during the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp.


Gene Fedele

Gene Fedele has a 36-year career in corporate branding, marketing, publishing, and business start-ups.  He started his career in NYC ad agencies in 1982, including serving as Art Director of Readers Digest Magazine and Chief Creative Officer of UBM, a $6b global media/events company serving clients such as IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, CA, Dell, and Samsung.  He is co-owner and publisher of Florida Doctor Magazine that reaches 10,000+ doctors.  Gene has been called to serve at Courageous! to oversee the cultural and spiritual foundation of the organization.

Dr. Donna Marks, is a psychoanalyst, licensed addictions counselor, author, consultant, public speaker, and an instructor of A Course in Miracles, in Palm Beach, Florida.  By healing her childhood trauma, she grew from an 18-year-old, single mom and high school dropout to a person who overcame multiple addictions, poverty, and plenty of disasters during her life.  For over 30 years from her practice in West Palm Beach, FL, she has helped thousands of people break patterns of addiction.

Advisory Board
Chief Operations Director

Dr. Donna Marks

Advisory Board
Psychoanalyst & Psychotherapist

Ms. Nyakan June partners on the annual African Diplomatic Entrepreneur Summit and hosts the Timeless Women's Conference and Network.  Her experience cuts across corporate, public sector, development and business regionally throughout Africa and Internationally. She has worked in multiple sectors including banking, media, technology, energy, manufacturing, power generation, health, airlines, logistics, agriculture/food production, infrastructure & construction, social enterprises and development. Her strength is building strategic partnerships and managing complex projects in the private and public sectors on the African continent.

African Diplomatic Entrepreneur Summit;
African Government & Business Strategist
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