Ada Lio is a consultant at Canback & Company, a firm that applies predictive analytics to management consulting and specializes in strategy development in emerging markets. She has worked in East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to Canback, Ada worked in investment banking and provided mergers and acquisitions advisory for entrepreneur-owned companies and small businesses. Ada studied Economics and East Asian Studies at Harvard, where she was heavily involved in initiatives that empower the Chinese immigrant community. She is currently involved in a Harvard Alumni Group that supports students who are the first in their families to attend college.