Former founder/CEO of Cognate, which pioneered the use of smart contracts/NFTs to represent trademark rights. Acquired by GoDaddy 2018. Adjunct Professor teaching Business Applications of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency at Boston College’s MBA program.
Former Design Director at Nike and New Balance, Innovation Director at Seventh Generation, and consultant to Titleist, The North Face, Vans, and Timberland. Recently featured in books including: Sneaker Law - "Famous Sneaker Designers You Should Know," and London Design Museum's Sneakers Unboxed.
Former Senior Global Sports Marketing Lead at Under Armour where he signed superstar athletes Bryce Harper, Aaron Judge, Canelo Alvarez, and Francisco Lindor. Over 20 years of proven success within the sports industry. Board Member at the David Ortiz Children's Fund.
Former Design Creative Director at Vibram and current Worcester Arts Council board member. Featured in HighSnobiety as ‘The Nicest Footwear Designer You’ll Ever Meet.'
Former investment banker and collegiate wrestler. Columbia University Class of 2020. Lifelong sneakerhead.
Software engineer and amateur woodsman with 10+ years of experience building products from the ground up. Specializes in compelling user experiences and products that surprise and delight.
Operations lead with 7+ years of startup experience. 15+ years tracking the footwear industry as a collegiate runner turned marathoner.