Son of the Caribbean – Citizen of the World
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton is an architectural designer turned entrepreneur and investor from Kingston, Jamaica. He is the founder of the Infiniti Partnership, The Destination Experience and Tech Beach Retreat. His primary mission is to elevate the Caribbean’s image as a business and investment destination by creating connections with the global business ecosystem, catalyzing wealth creation opportunities for the region. He has built a strong reputation for his ability to craft deep partnerships and build communities connecting wealth, influence and opportunity.
Kirk-Anthony creates communities and social discovery experiences gathering a global network of business leaders and influencers to promote innovation, investment, prosperity and philanthropy in the Caribbean. The community’s collectively control resources exceeds US$140 billion. The Destination Experience has been recognized by President Obama as “an innovative platform for the promotion of entrepreneurship and a unique business catalyst.”
In 2015 he was 1 of 75 Emerging Global Entrepreneurs from around the world honored by President Obama at the White House. In 2016 he was 1 of 50 members of the Global Shapers Community selected to participate in the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Kirk-Antony’s investment savvy was honed and developed through his participation as co-founder in a private investment firm offering Caribbean high net-worth individuals ownership in existing profitable US digital media companies. He was also a member of the pioneering design team behind the Star Island Bahamas, the world’s first 100% off the grid sustainable resort island. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and The Travel Channel.
Kirk-Anthony graduated with a Master of Architecture Degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design and is the former Curator of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers’ Kingston Hub.
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