Cory Jones – CEO, Co-Founder
- Cory has been in the digital publishing space for 20 years.
- He’s launched successful digital brands for AOL, Maxim, Break Media and Playboy – while also growing Playboy.com from three to 20 million visitors a month as well as removing nudity from the print magazine as Chief Content Officer.
- He is also the founder of The Statement Group and was recently CCO of Civilized.
Ray Harari – Chairman, Co-Founder
- Founder of Canalis Capital, a merchant bank focused on disruptive industries.
- Mr. Harari worked at Credicorp Bank in Panama and Nomura’s investment banking group in New York City.
- Mr. Harari is currently the President & CEO of IM Exploration (CSE:IM), a director at Bald Eagle Gold (TSXV:BIG) and a director at PsyTech
- He is an active angel investor across the traditional and emerging sectors. Mr. Harari also served as the deputy director of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama.
Mark Goldhar– Co-Founder & Director
- Experienced Financial Professional and entrepreneurial executive with 15+ years of relevant business building experience.
- 10 years of start-up industry focus, helping cofound 5 companies, 3 of which were exited to strategic investors. Involved in over $25M in funds raised and was the architect of many value-compounding M&A deals.
Ben Ramirez – Head of Design
- Ben has been creating companies and brands for the last 15 years, including Solv, which is the #1 destination for patients seeking same-day healthcare.
- Possessing the ability to build and manage high-performing design organizations while simultaneously developing critically acclaimed consumer brands.
- His work includes clients ranging from Nike, Audi, Sony, Instagram, Red Bull, AMEX and more.
Nick Dimengo – Editorial Director
- Nick’s expertise is in digital media, content development & production and brand strategy,
- Nick has over 12 years of experience with brands such as Bleacher Report, Maxim, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Netflix, among others.
Brett Whitaker – CTO
- Brett has been building for the web since the late ’90s.
- He’s a full-stack developer with an eye for design and a strong focus on front-end user experience.
- He has led development for a wide range of agencies and start-ups, including Revolution Strategy and Civilized.