Brian Foote is the founder of HUMBL and leads the daily operations of the company. Brian brings with him twenty years of consumer technology experience, having launched a number of top ranked global technology products across brand, market research, strategy and channel sales at companies like EPSON, where he was twice named to the CEO Innovators Award for his cross-functional work on consumer technology lineups that went to #1 in the world in sales in their respective categories.
Brian is a former Sr. Vice President of a consulting firm in Silicon Valley, and has worked with Fortune 500 clients and merchants like Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Walmart and Target to drive channel and merchant product sales, which led him to develop his market research around HUMBL and HUMBL Hubs consumer and merchant software products in the emerging markets.
Brian performed his education at University of Pennsylvania (PENN), where he was named an All-Ivy League athlete. He then transferred to University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) where he completed his degree and was on an NCAA Final Four soccer team. Brian holds certifications in blockchain payments, digital and social media at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Brian was recently featured in Forbes as the CEO of a Startup to Watch in 2020 and as a featured speaker surrounding the positive impact of HUMBL digital payments, cross-border remittance and lending on Asia Pacific and Oceania Region on Government Programs and National GDP’s in conjunction with the UN 2030 Agenda.
Jeff implements the daily financial and operations components of the HUMBL business, working with internal team members and external law firms, accounting firms, compliance and consultants.
Jeff brings hybrid academic and business experience to the role at HUMBL, having worked in finance, corporate planning, strategy and operations roles at Hewlett Packard (Nasdaq: HP) and Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).
Jeff has served as a guest lecturer at San Diego State University, where he was involved in their Entrepreneurship Program and served on the SDSU Endowment Fund investment group.
Jeff was an investor in previous successful startups in the nutrition and fitness industries and holds several publishing credits in scientific journals.
Jeff graduated undergraduate from University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) in Business Economics and received his MBA in Finance from San Diego State University (SDSU).
Adam Wolfe leads the technology deliverables of the HUMBL mobile wallet application and HUMBL Hubs merchant and agent software programs across multiple borders, currencies and exchange partners, bringing over a decade of experience as both a traditional FinTech, payments and blockchain engineer.
Adam is a specialist in Cross-Platform Mobile Applications, Web Development, Java Script, Angular and serverless Payment Cloud architectures that are required for HUMBL and HUMBL Hubs innovative and patent-pending mobile technology and software lineup.
Adam manages both HUMBL’s internal technology developer suite and external agency teams, as well as third party integration partners. His technology background previously was in hybrid Information Technology and engineering roles at Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) and PowerFleet (Nasdaq: PWFL).
Michele drives HUMBL channel partner sales and HUMBL Hubs merchant software sales into global retail environments. As HUMBL channel sales and partners lead, Michele has developed robust partnerships on behalf of HUMBL with internal global technology partners, external strategic partners and new business clients in core verticals such as Latin America banking and retail merchant services.
Michele worked in merchant retail environments with Williams Sonoma (NYSE: WSM), where she managed over 100 interdisciplinary staff across sales, training, delivery, supply chain and logistics and performed National Sales Training on behalf of the company across North America.
Michele performed her Corporate Training at the Disney (NYSE: DIS) corporation headquarters, working across a variety of roles in retail environments.
Michele was recently featured in Forbes as a Female Co-Founder of a Rising Startup to Watch in 2020.
Karen drives HUMBL channel partner sales and HUMBL Hubs merchant software sales into global retail environments. As HUMBL partners lead, Karen has developed robust partnerships on behalf of HUMBL with internal global technology partners, external strategic partners and new business clients in core verticals such as Latin America banking and retail.
Karen worked in merchant retail environments with Williams Sonoma (NYSE: WSM), where she managed over 100 interdisciplinary staff across sales, training, delivery, supply chain and logistics.
She received her corporate training at Nordstrom (JWN: NYSE) corporation headquarters, working across a variety of roles and has also worked in corporate at L Brands (NYSE: LB) and Eddie Bauer in areas such as merchant sales and purchasing.
Karen was recently featured in Forbes as a Female Co-Founder of a Rising Startup to Watch in 2020.
Jennifer worked in merchant retail environments with Williams Sonoma (NYSE: WSM), where she managed over 100 interdisciplinary staff across sales, training, delivery, supply chain and logistics and performed National Sales Training on behalf of the company across North America.
Jennifer worked 10 years at Tapestry Corporation global headquarters in New York City, working across a variety of roles in the North America Division. She served as the executive key point person by coordinating sector-related Business Units and other facets of the company, specifically product launches, marketing events and streamlining merchant operations. Proven talent for aligning business objectives with comprehensive retail knowledge to achieve maximum operational results.
Javier Gonzalez has a decade of experience in eCommerce and payments technology as the CTO and co-founder of Tickeri, the largest concert ticketing platform catering to the U.S. Latin Market.
Javier is a seasoned, hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of HUMBL's data structures and payments integrations. Javier has significant experience and expertise in enterprise software architecture, payments platforms, and management.
Before his work at Tickeri, Javier worked as a federal contractor at various Government agencies such as NIST, EPA, and USDA in a multitude of technologies and roles. Javier has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from George Mason University.
Jacob entered the Developer world after joining Coinbook 4 years ago to explore his passion for cryptocurrency and API integration. Jacob built Coinbook from the ground up as well as many other projects connecting systems to the crypto world. Jacob is now part of HUMBL Financial and making next level crypto tech for the consumer.
Calvin comes to us from Coinbook, a company that develops and produces profitable trading strategies. He has been involved in crypto since 2012 where he wrote high frequency trading bots in the first rudimentary exchanges at the beginning of the crypto world. Since then, trading has evolved and he has perfected the best trading bots to allow Humbl customers to benefit.
Calvin studied at Brigham Young University in International Business Finance and then completed his Master’s Degree in Finance at the University of Utah. Professionally he has a strong analytical background working in medical companies including the University of Utah as well as Goldman Sachs. He has been involved in markets and trading since 2005 starting with Forex markets, the stock market, options and futures markets, and finally the Cryptocurrency markets.
Nicole drives HUMBL Marketplace through strategic planning and partnerships in a global retail environment. She manages and collaborates with Studio Artisans and discovers small businesses to add to the community.
Nicole has over a decade of experience in merchant retail environments with companies such as Tapestry Corporation, L Brands, and Ann Inc. She led talent acquisition and team development of over 100 employees. Nicole has served in the military community for the past 10 years as a civilian advisor to various command elements. In this role she acted as a family liaison, coordinated events for over 200 military members and their families, and provided transition proficiency training to military members and their spouses. Most recently Nicole has recruited, cultivated and retained a team of more than 90 entrepreneurs in a multi-level sales environment. Nicole’s experience in network marketing is a welcome asset to our HUMBL Studios and Marketplace division.
Veronica drives the development of marketing strategies and manages HUMBL’s deployment across multiple media platforms. Veronica worked as a team lead for premium event staffing agencies in Los Angeles where, delegating team member tasks, providing extraordinary customer service to all guests, and ensuring the clients satisfaction were her top priorities.
Veronica brings brand ambassador experience collaborating with numerous brands such as: Fiji Water, Adidas, O’Gara, Lamborghini, Pacsun, Aston Martin Beverly Hills, Beauty Blender, Fear of God, etc. Veronica recently graduated from the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University in Marketing, providing a fresh perspective to the team.
Forrest drives the integration of ancillary services with HUMBL’s existing software. Gathering interface documentation from external technical teams, Forrest provides the specifications of how HUMBL will consume such services.
Forrest worked at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) as a student researcher, where he successfully coordinated the integration of path planning algorithms, with drone controllers within a simulated system.
Forrest brings experience developing, documenting, and consuming RESTful APIs to our team. Forrest also consulted for MotoVerse (ecommerce), providing the connection between orders and their respective fulfillment services via RESTful APIs.
Zach Stevens is a veteran designer with experience in branding, website design, user experience and marketing.
He brings a design-thinking approach to the creation of new software and product initiatives on the HUMBL Team.
Zach received his BFA from San Diego State University where he was the Lead Designer at the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and has worked with several Southern California startups.
Ivan helps assist with the design and branding of the HUMBL mobile application and website. He specializes in branding identity and marketing graphics. He graduated from the Universidad San Sebastián in México with a degree in graphic design.
Mario helps to drive HUMBL and HUMBL Hubs penetration of Latin America, Caribbean, Asia Pacific and Africa markets across key vertical markets of governments, merchants, wireless and banks.
Mario is a 20 year veteran of mobile payments and financial services with Western Union, Walmart and Fiserv, with an emphasis on financial services, wire services and bill payments in the emerging markets.
At Western Union, he partnered with global banks and money operators in Africa, Europe, Asia and Americas to help drive the Western Union to over 500,000 merchant-agent locations and will be helping advise on the HUMBL Hubs rollout into underserved regions.
Ayo leads HUMBL sales and partnerships in Africa, Caribbean and Latin America, through key vertical markets such as government, wireless carriers, banking and merchant services. Ayo previously worked as a Global Consultant with over 20 years-experience in various industries from Payment Processing, Mobile, Satellites, GPS, WiFi, Data -Payments, Banking and third party integrations strategies. Ayo has lead global teams in Latin America, Africa and Europe for Nokia Brazil, Procter and Gamble and the Belgian Government.
Rajan has over 30 years of experience in established and startup payment corridors in Financial Technology. He spent from 1995-2000 as a VP of ACI Worldwide. He is now the CEO of Cyberbeat, as a formal payment partner of Visa, American Express and Mastercard.
Rajan is a consultant to government, wireless and merchant processing partners across the Asia Pacific region as well as a consultant to digital payment migration clients such as the governments of Singapore, Nepal and India.
Rob brings 30 years of experience in financial technology, credit cards and banking to HUMBL and HUMBL Hubs. He has consulted HUMBL on special projects such as FBO banking, financial services and payments, with an emphasis on the North America markets.
Rob began his career at American Express, where he became Global Director of Sales and Marketing. Rob then moved to Moneygram, where he served as an Executive and Advisory Board member.
Rob has consulted with a variety of fintech startups on their path to getting acquired or going public.
Liaison between product/business team and customer service center for supporting activations of new corridors or products. Business process management, credit card authorizations, subject matter expert on international agent training and team leader for 24/7customer support.
Western Union – Accomplishments:
Process improvement and documentation
•Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) template creation
•Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) supervision
•Agent support (English, Portuguese and Spanish)
•Support service migration process
•Expertise in Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documentation and template creation
•Experience in Policy documentation
•Experience in providing virtual training video conferences
David brings senior technology advisory experience to the HUMBL and HUMBL Hubs global payments and transfer network. David works for the Ticketmaster network, which delivers, trading, transfer and payment of over 100 million tickers a quarter. David has led teams in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for several years and has extensive experience in data modeling, ETL development, and database administration. He has worked with proprietary tools like Business Objects, Microstrategy, and IBM Data Stage, as well as Open Source tools like Pentaho BI Suite (Reporting and ETL) and Talend Open Studio.
Noah Seidman provides valuable technology advice on the HUMBL Mobile Wallet and HUMBL Hubs Merchant software architecture. Noah currently works at Facebook as Lead Developer and has previously worked for Microsoft as a Lead Developer. For the last 8 years Noah has managed teams of Android developers, ranging in size from 2 - 8 developers, using Agile methodologies. Noah has managed offshore teams, implemented strategic and collaborative code review processes, all while ensuring the implementation of a robust and modern coding architecture. Noah is responsible for designing the fundamental architecture of programs and has experience in multiple blockchain projects like REN and Digibyte. His favored architecture is MVVM with data bindings using a Multi Type Data Bound Adapter pattern.
Mark Turner provides valued advice to the HUMBL Payments Network as a global network, cybersecurity and encryption advisor. Mark lead Qualcomm’s Cybersecurity division for over 14 years and currently is the Director of Security Engineering at ViaSat, a leader in air, land and sea communications.
Mark is a proven leader in global technical leadership and management, along with hands on technical experience in: cybersecurity, risk management, security software development, security architecture, and DevOps for Fortune 500 and global telecommunication leading companies.
Mark currently holds CISSP, CRISC and AWS Certified Solution Architect certifications. Along with a BS in Computer Engineering from San Diego State University (SDSU) and a master’s in architecture-based Enterprise System Engineering from University of California San Diego (UCSD).
CEO of Grupo Consultor, growing the business from two employees to 250 in under 5 years. He will provide due diligence and system-wide expansion across Latin America for HUMBL.
Brian is a highly experienced securities lawyer that specializes in securities and corporate transactions.
Ernest Stern is a partner in the corporate and securities practice group at Culhane Meadows PLLC. Mr. Stern assists many emerging companies with venture capital and growth financings, including IPOs and reverse mergers, and with growth through domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Stern has represented venture capital firms and investment banks as underwriters counsel also has served as a principal in a FINRA registered broker/dealer and General Counsel of an Inc. 100 company. Mr. Stern received his A.B degree from Bowdoin College (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude) and his J.D. and LL.M. (taxation) from Georgetown University (Editor, Law & Policy in International Business).