Keith Abell co-founded LevelN4XT LLC, a collaborative workspace company, in 2020 and, in 2010, co-founded Sungate Properties, LLC, a real estate company which led pioneering investments in trophy U.S. office properties, including the iconic GM Building in New York, in partnership with private Chinese investors. Prior to that, Mr. Abell was a co-founder of, and served in a variety of senior management roles at, GSC Group (and its predecessor, Greenwich Street Capital Partners, LP), an alternative asset manager. Previously, he was a managing director at Blackstone until 1994 where he, among other things, founded the firm’s first Hong Kong office. Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Abell served as a vice president at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked in the global finance, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions departments. He formerly was a principal of an independent film production company which produced numerous award-winning films, including Academy Award winner Slingblade, Academy Award nominee You Can Count on Me, Cannes winner Henry Fool, and many others. In addition to serving as treasurer and as a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, Mr. Abell serves on the board of directors of E2 Open Parent Holdings Inc. and CC Neuberger Principal Holdings III. Mr. Abell has previously served as a director of numerous public and private companies and non-profit organizations. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School, an M.A. in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in semiotics from Brown University.