Dean Harris, Co-Founder
is the former CMO/Head of Marketing at HotJobs, Vonage and Kayak (all IPO) as well as BlueCava and Forensiq (both acquired). He was a BrandWeek Marketer of the Year and EFFIE Award winner. Dean founded and ran a full-service advertising agency in NYC with accounts that included: Coke, J&J, Citi, Nestle, NatWest Bank, M&M Mars and Sotheby’s. He holds a BA from Carleton College, an MIA from the Columbia School of International Affairs and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Michael Gulyas, Co-Founder
is a well-known personal trainer with 18 years of experience in fitness, wellness, nutrition, weight loss and health care categories. He has built a successful fitness business plus organized a team of health professionals to build a corporate wellness service focused on increasing worker productivity, maximizing corporate profitability and lowering overall business employment costs. Mike studied at Central Connecticut State University.
Dr. Bengt Arnetz MD, PhD. MPH, MscEPI, FACOEM, Scientific Advisor
is our Medical and Science Advisor. He is Professor of Family and Preventative Medicine and Chair, Department of Family Medicine at the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.
Dr. Arnetz is a research expert on high reliability healthcare and stress. He also is an Associated Researcher at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine and Preventative Medicine at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Robert ‘Kam’ Kamerschen, Advisor
is a senior change agent, business leader and investor. Kam has served on 16 public, 25 private and 5 not-for-profit boards generally in leadership positions. He was President of ADVO, Inc., Six Flags/RKO; Max Factor; Marketing Corp of America; Chanel and Christian Dior Fragrances in the US; EVP & Group Executive of Norton Simon, Inc. Conglomerate; and Senior Marketing Executive assignments with Dunkin’ Donuts, Revlon and Scott Paper Co.
Kam holds a BS and MBA from Miami University of Ohio.
Bettina Huang, Editorial Advisor
is the former Head of Merchandising and member of the leadership team for Fab.com. She built the consignment business at Artsy and started her career at Sotheby's. Bettina currently is the Founder and CEO of SayHi, a marketplace and editorial content site focused on merging cannabis and main stream culture. She holds a BA from Brown and an MBA from NYU.
Adam Richardson, Ph.D. - Medicinal Chemist and Product Formulator
is the Chief Scientific Officer at Aegis Biotech and a world-leading authority on THCA. As an analytic chemist, he has more than 20 years of experience working with natural products and in cancer care. As Director of a National Cancer Institute Shared Resource, Adam led a team of scientists investigating both cellular and metabolic networks in a variety of disease states. He holds a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and an MS in Environmental Engineering from Rice plus a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Utah.
Amy Berliner- Industry Advisor
is the Founder and CEO of Aegis Biotech, a leading research, development, and communications firm focused on the medical cannabis industry. She also is the Editor in Chief of ‘Cannahealthcare Magazine’, which provides a multi-disciplinary approach to the industry. Amy’s affiliations include prominent roles in the Society of Cannabis Research and the Society of Cannabis Clinicians while serving as the LA Chairwomen for Women That Grow. Amy was educated at the University of Maryland, LSU and The Medical Cannabis College of Human Medicine at Michigan Institute for Clinicians.