Experienced executive, inventor, author, educator, programer, and communicator. Track record of creating millions of dollars in value through predictive skills, project definition, deal formation, fund-raising, invention, and management. Manages with encouragement, rigor, humor and focus to create an executive culture that is far reaching, effective and realistic. Experience managing teams with laser-focus and clear big-picture thinking. Currently serves as CTO and is on the board of directors for NevadaNano and as Vice President of North America for HIL Applied Medical.
Broadcast personality, television producer, marketing and brand developer, entrepreneur, story-teller and touring musician. Robert’s breadth of experiences have helped him develop a honed sensemaking mindset. Creating actionable strategies based on available data and cultural foresight. 14 Passionate about the balance between human experience and hard data, Robert strives to create systems that insist on ease of use and a clear vision of human/system interaction. Currently president of Moen America LTD and Agency: First Class Concierge.
Adryenn Ashley - Advisor
Recently named on of the Top 45 over 45, award winning filmmaker and tech entrepreneur Adryenn Ashley is used to transforming herself and others into riveting onscreen characters. As a startup advisor she uses her well honed techniques to transform everyday entrepreneurs into wildly successful business celebrities. As a mentor to CEOs worldwide, she is directly responsible for adding significant revenue to her client’s bottom line in industries as varied as Healthcare, Finance, Food, and Travel, as well as her dedicated focus to elevate women to the C-Suite.
As a best selling author, her next book, Minting the Future, focuses on the shift from traditional VC funding to grassroots crowdfunding use the blockchain to protect ideas and safely collaborate on projects. She advises a dozen blockchain companies and has helped organized several successful ICO’s.
Steven Malekos - Advisor
A native Nevadan Eagle-Scout born and raised in the Sierra Nevada Mountain ranges. Having an appreciation for the numerous outdoor activities the Lake Tahoe region provided, he discovered the beauty of combining business and adventure at an early age. He started his first company at the age of 13 in landscape design and maintenance. His entrepreneurial spirit and ability to connect with people of all ages helped propel his next venture as a mobile disc jockey. His love of technology was ignited while designing advanced-laser-light shows using state-of-the-art equipment. His Dj business put him through college with a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada Reno, debt free. He has over a decade of experience working out of the Stanford Nanofabrication Facility specializing in the area of nanoscience, which helped build multiple start-up companies in the Northern Nevada region. His patented technology has applications in the area of advance cancer treatment, fusion based energy, advanced diagnostic systems and more.
Greg Durkin - Advisor
Former Warner Brothers SVP of Marketing Analytics. Greg Durkin’s career at Warner Bros spanned some of its most successful years, and he has worked on such franchise properties as Harry Potter and Lego as well as numerous superhero films such as Man of Steel and The Dark Knight along with The Hangover films.
Laura Levin - Advisor, Pioneer
Laura is a marketing professional in Reno, Nevada. She has eight years of integrated marketing experience including web design, logo development and search engine optimization. She is currently the owner of Levin Media and uses data-driven strategies to help each of her clients reach the first page of Google, Yahoo and Bing and to increase their web traffic, customers and sales.
Information Security Advisor Nathaniel Jones, CISSP
Information Security Advisor
Information Security consultation and problem solutions
C-Suite/Management Collaboration – able to relay key data in a presentable manner and provide audit reporting in risk assessment and compliance
The CISSP is an objective measure of excellence. It’s the most globally recognized standard of achievement in the industry. And this cyber security certification was the first information security credential to meet the strict conditions of ISO/IEC Standard 17024.
Dusty Wunderlich - Advisor
Dusty Wunderlich is an entrepreneur, cryptocurrency trader- miner, and economic theorist. Dusty’s most recent endeavor is launching Sophia Intelligence, an economic think tank focused on research, investment, and thought leadership for the next generation of financial technologies and economic models. The overall economic thesis is based on a white paper authored by Dusty titled The Great Disruption: How Fintech will Transform Banking. Prior to Sophia, Dusty founded Bristlecone Inc. in 2013, a financial technology company which builds proprietary technologies and machine-learning algorithms to better serve consumers in the credit markets. Before his career as an entrepreneur, Dusty spent his time learning the markets working on private equity and M&A transactions.
An avid student of the markets and advocate for new economic models driven by innovative technologies, Dusty is determined to drive social change by building better financial models. When he’s not in a passionate pursuit of disruption, Dusty is studying philosophy and training for his next mountaineering endeavor. For more detail please visit Dusty’s LinkedIn Profile.
Tyson Cross LL.M. - Advisor
Tyson is one of the leading authorities on cryptocurrency taxation and regulation. Licensed in California and Nevada, Tyson helps clients in all 50 states with federal tax and regulatory matters. Prior to opening his own law office, Tyson worked for a boutique tax law firm in San Diego, California where he represented clients in routine and multi-million dollar tax matters. Tyson’s other practice areas include estate planning and asset protection.
Miles Brazil - Advisor
Miles is the founder of Sophia Group, which later spawned Sophia Intelligence, an economic think tank focused on research and investment for the next generation of financial technologies and economic models. Due to his love for philosophy and ethics, his career as an entrepreneur has always been accompanied by academic research on various aspects of markets and morals. He and his wife Jordyn have three children, and he can usually be found drinking coffee or riding motorcycles.
Scott Erwin - Advisor
Scott Erwin held a Reactor Operator License at the Southern California power plant, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). Scott worked for both Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison in their grid control centers and holds Reliability Coordinator Status with the North American Electric Reliability Council. He currently helps the stakeholder Generation and Transmission companies within the Western Electricity Coordination Council to create regulatory policies for heightened reliability of the Western Interconnection. Scott brings many years of experience from within a regulated
Robb Smith - Chief Strategy Officer and Advisor
Robb is a leading social entrepreneur in human development. He was founder and CEO of Chrysallis (acquired by ADURO), the world's most comprehensive personal and professional development app. Chrysallis was nominated for the 2015 Goldman Sachs Healthcare Startup of the Year and in 2016 for the IONS award for Transformational Technology.
He is CEO and co-founder, with American philosopher Ken Wilber, of Integral Life, a digital hub supporting the global trend towards meta-integrative human capacities. At Integral Life, he has spearheaded dialogues, courses and events that build skills and tackle pressing problems, including Full Spectrum Mindfulness, The Future of Christianity, The Fourth Turning, WhatNEXT, Beyond Seeking, Climate Leadership Campaign and Loving Completely.
Prior to that, he was a co-founder and partner in Nevada Ventures, the state's first venture capital fund, dedicated himself to building Nevada's innovation economy. He is a former director of Alere, a three-time Inc. 500 awardee, which became the largest population health management company in the United States (NYSE: ALR).
He was named Nevada's Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is former president of Entrepreneur's Organization Reno-Tahoe. He started the Nevada Ventures Nanoscience Program at the University of Nevada and spun-out Nevada Nano, whose detection of explosive, chemical and biological substances was chosen by Scientific American as the best defense-related technology of 2004.
He is a graduate of University of Nevada, the Venture Capital Institute and held the Certified Management Accountant and Certified in Financial Management designations. He is a fellow of Desert Research Institute, a former fellow of Aspen Institute and former trustee of Nevada Museum of Art. He was named to Nevada Top 20 under 40 lists in multiple decades and in 2012 he was nominated for the TED Prize. His gave a TEDx talk in 2013 on The Transformational Life.
Ray Sidney - Advisor
Ray Sidney received his undergraduate education in mathematics at Caltech and Harvard and then received his PhD in mathematics from MIT with a specialty in cryptography. In 1999, he started work as the second engineer at Google. He also has an MBA from UC Berkeley.
Devin Steffens - Pioneer
Devin Steffens is a veteran of the United States Air Force. Since exiting the Air Force he has become a digital entrepreneur, creative freelancer, and cryptocurrency enthusiast. Devin is currently the Director of Services at The Agency Concierge, which allows him to bring unparalleled customer service to multiple clients around the Reno Area. He is also a Founder of the Bard Podcast Network which hosts several shows in which promote geek culture, women in geek culture and oral storytelling traditions in a digital medium.
Jesse Lukayi - Pioneer
Jesse Lukayi is an ordained minister born and based in Uganda. He ministers in the various areas of East and Central Africa, planting churches and missions education to Leaders.
He is also involved in developmental projects on Bussi Island, such as tree planting and farming.
Jesse is married to Rosemary and they have children .
Keith Luker - Pioneer
Keith Luker is a creative entrepreneurial strategist who has been adding his administrative genius to startups, businesses and nonprofits for more than 30 years. He is also a talented independent recording artist and record producer. Keith is a co-founder of Corcom and currently serving as Executive Administrator.
Joshua Malekos - Pioneer
Joshua Malekos is a young, passionate and motivated entrepreneur. He started selling real estate at the age of 18 while studying Biomedical Engineering and quickly became the manager of the Sacramento division of a Sacramento Based Marketing Firm. Concurrently he is in the midst of launching a golf research and supply company and is looking for opportunities to continue pursuing his dream of launching startups and business ventures.
Mike Shokin - Pioneer
Best Investor - Pioneer
Cameron Crain - Pioneer
Cameron is an eduatiner. He currently works for Sage Ridge School, one of the nation's finest college prep schools, where he serves as the Director of Development. Cam is also an actor, comic, producer, and the co-creator of the webisode Idaho Boys. He innovates with an energetic, collaborative, project-first attitude, and he manages with respect, encouragement and focus. Inspired by Jesse’s vision and passion, Cam wants to help Corcom move forward to provide positive models of disrupiton for entrepreneurs, entertainers and educators.
Jeremy Malekos - Pioneer
Jeremy Malekos has spent the past seven years working at the California ISO as the Manager over Settlements Market Services Design and Configuration Group which is responsible for deployment of all settlement changes and supporting all post market processing applications. Prior to working the ISO he was the Youth Pastor at a local church while he launched a successful IT consulting firm and an SAS startup. Jeremy's seasoned leadership experience in technology and energy will bring a perfect mix and expertise as a pioneer to the matrix.