CBD Team 2018-07-11T22:16:55+00:00

CBD INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ROBERT PARKER, CHAIRMAN

Robert Parker has successfully founded several start-ups in the US, many of which lead to sizable buyouts. He is located in San Diego and will be utilizing his business network to build value in CBD INC. Robert has been involved in numerous other companies such as Primary Communications, and Helionetics, some of which lead to billion-dollar buyouts.

HENRI SYVANEN, DIRECTOR

Henri Syvanen is a multinational business development and sales executive with over 20 years of experience in management, leading small- to medium-size companies in the technology and consumer goods arenas, to meet or exceed their strategic goals. He has held board positions in several companies, and CEO positions with Suunto North America, Razer Gaming, Saatchi & Saatchi in Europe, Simplism USA.

TAPIO MAKI, DIRECTOR

After completing M.Sc from Helsinki University of Technology, Tapio Maki was managing global projects in Nokia Inc. Tapio is an experience entrepreneur in the health food and life sciences industry. As founder of Smart Salt, Inc. Tapio created an international company around a proprietary, sodium-free salt substitute which can be used in all lines of processed foods. He currently holds several advisor and consultant roles in start-ups and runs part-time Elementos Group, Lda, a think tank for international business operations. His experience in health and food industry supported by his successful start-up career is a key for success with CBD INC.

CBD INC. MANAGEMENT

The management of CBD INC. boasts a dream team of talented and experienced individuals from all around the world. Their international experience and diverse skillsets complement each other and are The Company’s most important asset.

TAPIO MAKI, DIRECTOR

After completing M.Sc from Helsinki University of Technology, Tapio Maki was managing global projects in Nokia Inc. Tapio is an experience entrepreneur in the health food and life sciences industry. As founder of Smart Salt, Inc. Tapio created an international company around a proprietary, sodium-free salt substitute which can be used in all lines of processed foods. He currently holds several advisor and consultant roles in start-ups and runs part-time Elementos Group, Lda, a think tank for international business operations. His experience in health and food industry supported by his successful start-up career is a key for success with CBD INC.

Matthias Ihl, Ph.D., CTO

Matthias Ihl graduated from University of Bayern in Germany and has 10 years of experiences in molecular-level physics and state-of-the-art testing equipment. With his science background he is taking the lead in CBD INC. to improve and further develop the most efficient methods for extraction to be patented and licensed to other producers.

Ivan Farber, VP Sales

Ivan Farber is a solid team player with all of the attributes required to be one of the great business leaders of our generation. He has always been on the cutting edge of new ideas, along with the follow-through and execution. He has founded several nationwide sales companies and built them up to buy-out or cash-cow positions.

Rick Schettino, Marketing Manager

Rick Schettino has been in marketing and sales communications since 1980. He has worked with some of the best talent in the world at a variety of marketing and advertising agencies in the Boston, Stamford, CT, and New York marketing centers as a freelance creative director and copywriter with experience in print, broadcast, and electronic marketing and media production. He has been working as a consultant with startups and existing businesses in a variety of markets and industries since 1999, and has provided consulting services to hundreds of clients big and small, including Smart Salt, Inc.

MANAGEMENT ADVISORY BOARD

CBD INC. officers will be working with successful entrepreneurs to maximize our productivity and return on investment.

Wun Chiou

Wun Chiou is a seasoned Chinese-American start-up guru and one of President Reagan’s four technology advisors.

Archie Thornton

Archie Thornton is a San Diego-based consultant with history in management at Ogilvy and General Foods.

Donald McCormick

Donald McCormick is a San Diego-based consultant with history in retail purchasing systems, logistics, food and investment banking.

LEGAL AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS

Attourneys

Corporate Counsel

Stradling Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, P.C

Accountants

Accounting

R.G. Alliance Group

Auditor

BDO

Consultants

PTEG Consulting LDA, Porto, Portugal MPS International Consulting Services Chemitec, Volume Production Technologies, Finland

Insurance

Light Insurance Agency Inc., San Diego, California

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