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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 Transforming Africa, Inc, a faith-based, 501(c)3 non-profit for underserved entrepreneurs that operates the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp.  

About Dr. Rollan Roberts II

His Excellency Dr. Rollan Roberts is the founder of Transform Africa, Inc.Rollan College  and Courageous!, an Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity think tank. He is on the U.S. delegation to South Sudan assisting with the transition to permanent government and is an advisor to national governments on matters of national security, entrepreneurship, education, and water.  In addition to being nominated to the Central Command Task Force for the Department of Defense and receiving African diplomatic designation of “His Excellency,” Dr. Roberts has a Doctorate degree in Global Business and Entrepreneurship, founded the African Diplomatic Entrepreneur Summit, and the International Down Syndrome CEO Camp, authored 4 international best-selling books, is Chairman of the Board for the International Association of Pageantry, and spoke to China’s government and business leaders on the U.S.-China Trade War at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

Leadership Team
Sean Kanuck. Cybersecurity. Artificial I

sean kanuck

The Boardroom Series
First National Cyber Intelligence Officer
of the United States
Dr. Kennedy Waningu Courageous

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 Get Motivated Success Seminar

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 Courageous

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. Psychoanalyst. Forgiven

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