Joseph Farruggia

Founder / CEO

Investment industry and media veteran with a passion for emerging markets. Past Director of Sales and Advertising World Perspective Communications, responsible for the launch and all aspects of MoneyWorld Magazine and Money World Investment Conferences. Investor Relations Specialist – Atlantic Capital Corporation, raised hundreds of millions of dollars through creating demand-side pull for numerous NASDAQ companies. Investor Relations – Wall Street Marketing Group through broker-dealer relationships, direct mail, and well-placed recommendations raised hundreds of millions for publicly traded companies on NASDAQ, American Stock Exchange as well as international markets.

Co-founder of Wi-Fi. Denny’s Wireless Internet. pioneered corporate branded Wi-Fi for the restaurant sector. As V.P. of Business Development successfully negotiated’s position as the creator and sole approved vendor of Denny’s Wireless Internet for the Denny’s Franchisee Association as well as Jack In The Box. was successfully sold to ICOA Inc, a publicly traded company. Joseph is also an accomplished professional screenwriter who has written a string of profitably produced feature films including Baby Face Nelson with Academy Award Winner F. Murray Abraham.

Larry Wagner

C.P.A Cams CFO

Nomura Holding America, Inc. Chief Financial Officer of Investment Bank and Asset Management Company. Responsible for 150 individuals in Finance and Treasury, $120 billion balance sheet and all business lines 2003- 2007.

ING Financial Services LLC and Furman Selz LLC (predecessor) Chief Financial Officer – Managing Director of Finance 1990 – 2000.

Drexel Burnham Lambert Controller/Corporate Vice President – Securities Operations Division and Manager/ Corporate Vice President – International Operations and Manager/Vice President – Internal Auditing. (12,000 employees one of the largest investment banking firms in 1980’s) 1981- 1990.

Matt Walshin

Business Development

Cannabis industry veteran and entrepreneur with years of experience as a marijuana broker, Matt has a deep understanding of the markets and knows the key players inside of it. His connections to top legal, entrepreneurial and business leaders inside of the cannabis markets is an indispensable asset. His understanding of the needs of growers, drivers, as well as the people involved with CBD sets the basis for creating a software platform that caters to the needs of the market.

Stan Deland

Strategic Development Advisor

Former Marine Corp Captain, currently the owner and CEO of Sidda Flower Essences. Since its founding in 2009, Sidda Flower Essences have become one of the best-selling and best-known brands on the market. The products are currently carried by Whole Foods as well as Sprouts, Amazon, and other well-known retailers.

Yuriy Smirnov

Co-Founder & CTO

Yuriy is a Chief Technology Officer

A start-up engineer and architect, Yuriy has over 13 years of experience with start-ups and large brands. Yuriy is a full-stack engineer whose passion lies in building great products.

Yuriy’s focus lies in software architecture and best development practices.

Previously Yuriy was the Chief Architect of a USD 10M VC funded start-up and VP of Software Development for a USD 5M funded start-up.

His notable client list includes H&B, Best Buy, Kaplan, Barbie, Versace, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Fandango and Chase Bank.

Having gained a BS degree in Computer Science, Yuriy is currently enrolled in a part-time MS course in Software Engineering at Harvard.

Peter Byrnes

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer

A graduate of Penn State University, Peter is a graphic designer and President of Lúgh Studio Inc., specializing in branding, web design, motion graphic videos and all forms of print collateral.

His previous roles included being president of TrackTOC – an online service that aggregates medical journal tables of contents and abstracts so healthcare practitioners can stay current on the latest research.