Our Team

OUR  MANAGEMENT

TEAM

 

Rick Lemberg

Founder & Chairman

Rick Lemberg has a deep background in financial services, investment banking, connected cities, big data, start-up leadership, smart technologies, and international business. Based in Silicon Valley for his entire working life, Rick rose to become the youngest Senior Vice President globally for Investment Banks Shearson Lehman, Solomon Smith Barney and finally PaineWebber/UBS, each located on Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park & Palo Alto.

Louis Jimenez, Esq.

Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Jimenez is our Chief Executive Officer, with more than 30 years of experience, he is a Passionate Seasoned Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history and deep knowledge, as an International Corporate Legal Counsel, operating within the International Private Equity Investment Funds, Commodities, such as Coffe, Hemp CBD, Oil & Gas, and Clean & Renewable Energy Trading Industries.

Liqiang Derek Tou

MD, Ph.D. MBA Co-Founder & COO

Dr. Tou’s life science experience has spanned over 20 years as a research and clinical doctor, healthcare executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

As a serial entrepreneur, Liqiang Derek Tou founded his first startup MandarinArk right after he graduated from Babson College. Subsequently he founded several other startups including SAMA which becomes one of the largest communities for Sino-American medical and pharmaceutical executives in the US. Prior to that Dr. Tou has over 8 years of experience in drug R&D at Novartis and Takeda-Millennium Pharmaceuticals.

Eli Lemberg

Operations Director

Serving as hemp Operations Director, Eli Lemberg is an experienced professional in the cannabis and hemp industries. Beginning with dispensary operations for a Denver chain, he performed critical functions including budtending, packaging & retail compliance, compliance audits, secure transportation and more. He learned and implemented best practices, later writing retail SOP’s.

Rick Lemberg

Founder & Chairman

Rick Lemberg has a deep background in financial services, investment banking, connected cities, big data, start-up leadership, smart technologies, and international business. Based in Silicon Valley for his entire working life, Rick rose to become the youngest Senior Vice President globally for Investment Banks Shearson Lehman, Solomon Smith Barney and finally PaineWebber/UBS, each located on Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park & Palo Alto.

Louis Jimenez, Esq.

Co-Founder & CEO

Mr. Jimenez is our Chief Executive Officer, with more than 30 years of experience, he is a Passionate Seasoned Entrepreneur with a demonstrated history and deep knowledge, as an International Corporate Legal Counsel, operating within the International Private Equity Investment Funds, Commodities, such as Coffe, Hemp CBD, Oil & Gas, and Clean & Renewable Energy Trading Industries.

Liqiang Derek Tou

MD, Ph.D. MBA Co-Founder & COO

Dr. Tou’s life science experience has spanned over 20 years as a research and clinical doctor, healthcare executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

As a serial entrepreneur, Liqiang Derek Tou founded his first startup MandarinArk right after he graduated from Babson College. Subsequently he founded several other startups including SAMA which becomes one of the largest communities for Sino-American medical and pharmaceutical executives in the US. Prior to that Dr. Tou has over 8 years of experience in drug R&D at Novartis and Takeda-Millennium Pharmaceuticals.

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Eli Lemberg

Operations Director

Serving as hemp Operations Director, Eli Lemberg is an experienced professional in the cannabis and hemp industries. Beginning with dispensary operations for a Denver chain, he performed critical functions including budtending, packaging & retail compliance, compliance audits, secure transportation and more. He learned and implemented best practices, later writing retail SOP’s.