Diana Mirakaj is a seasoned finance, operations, marketing and business management professional with a steep history in financial services, business consulting and research. As 2112’s president and chief operating officer, she’s responsible for the oversight of operations, finance and business development.
Prior to joining 2112, Ms. Mirakaj was responsible for global marketing and corporate development at BTM Corporation, a management solutions provider whose products and services focus on innovation, growth and value-creation across the Fortune 500, midmarket and public sector. In that position, she focused on corporate messaging, branding, and design of an integrated corporate development strategy through their various partnerships and alliances.
Ms. Mirakaj was with UBS Investment Bank, where she worked in the International Equity Capital Markets Group and the Corporate Client Services Group. In both roles, she acted as a liaison between clients, corporate finance, other investment dealers, and the market. She was involved throughout the process from origination to execution, including oversight of road shows, investor feedback, demand management, and final pricing and allocation of the issue.
She gained start-up experience at Monarch Worldwide Investments, an exclusive fund that traded commodities for high net worth individuals and family funds. She focused on regulatory issues and investor relations, in addition to day-to-day operational aspects of the business. She developed marketing strategies to attract additional investors, while maintaining existing accounts with customized services tailored to each individual.
Ms. Mirakaj built a high-performing event management foundation while at Fujisankei Communications International, a member of The Fujisankei Group, one of the world’s largest media conglomerates. The events highlighted the arts, media and entertainment and were held worldwide. They ranged from premier exhibits at the Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo and MoMA in New York, to opening ceremonies at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Ms. Mirakaj earned her degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. She is a co-author on The Power of Convergence: Linking Business Strategies and Technology Decisions to Create Sustainable Success (AMACOM, 2011).