Meet Our Team

Our Executive Board

Asif R. Khan - Founder & CEO

Founder of Location Based Marketing Association, Asif is a world renown speaker, author and investor in the location-based marketing and data intelligence space. He is accompanied by a senior team representing multiple successful exits and experience in product development and brand marketing.

Samantha Yarwood - Advisory Board Member

Former Director of Marketing at Starbucks EMEA, Samantha has a vast experience on brand marketing globally. She has led teams across multiple markets supporting a diverse region of 34 countries; launching new brands, marketing channels & innovative products and creating strategic 360 marketing campaigns.

Todd Finch - Advisory Board Member

A mentor and coach to high performing founders, leaders & CEOs, Todd assumes both executional and advisory roles for a number of early to mid-stage companies in North America covering industries spanning Fintech, Blockchain, Enterprise, Brand & Customer experience, Healthcare and Gaming.

Aubriana Lopez - Advisory Board Member

Chief Innovator of Gathr Labs, Aubriana is a pioneer in geolocation and mobile strategy. She works closely with the sales team to guide and educate mobile efforts internally and to address trends and best practices as it pertains to strategic implementation for businesses through industry events and publications.

Devon Wright - Advisory Board Member

Currently holding the positions of General Manager at Yelp Marketplaces and Advisor at Ripple Ventures, Devon has a unique skill set on digital project management. Before joining Yelp, Devon has founded and grew Turnstyle Solutions to become one of the largest wi-fi marketing platforms before being acquired by Yelp in 2017.

Danielle Rodriguez - Advisory Board Member

With a career of 25 years in the field of IT, Danielle is currently the IT Solutions/Digital Director for Pernod Ricard and Corby Spirit & Wine Canada. Working for some of Canada’s Top 100 Companies, she become an expert in innovation, design thinking, consumer experience and e-commerce.

Tim Garcia - Advisory Board Member

Head of Solutions at HERE Technologies, Tim has over 15 years of leadership experience in mobile, RTB, programmatic, location data and value added services. Formerly at Moasis, he has helped establish the company’s commercial presence in the US and internationally as a Co-Founder and SVP of Strategic Partnerships.

Neil Crist - Advisory Board Member

With 20 years of experience ideating, shipping and evolving both B2B and B2C SaaS software products, Neil currently leads Product Strategy and Execution at Trustwork. In 2015, he has successfully guided his location analytics start-up backed by Salesforce Ventures to an acquisition by Groupon.

Scott Young - Advisory Board Member

Scott is the current Vice President of Valens Groworks which regulates, research, develops, and cultivates cannabis. As a veteran capital markets and investor relations guru with many years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Scott is also involved with JHI Associates Inc with exploration rights to oil in the Guyana-Surinam basin and Pangolian Diamonds Corp.

Victor Anjos - Fractional CTO

A staunch executive, board member and highly awarded and regarded Artificial Intelligence guru; Victor is an advocate for team building and composition, corporate culture, best process and task practices and the best technology solutions available. Founder of Kunin who partnered with Tehama to create a remote work solution, founder of an AI Finishing Program and Co-Op: 1000ml Inc., and an executive and board member of a Multinational NonProfit: Data for Good. Victor has guided companies through envisioning to building product and consulting practices, as well as assembling the brightest and most capable staff with a near non-existent rate of attrition; and has been awarded very recently as the AI Company of the Year and the AI Leader of the Year (for Canada).

Lenny Williams - Fractional CFO

An accountant with Baker Tilly SK LLP specializing in tax, advisory, and entrepreneurial services, Lenny is extremely passionate about helping entrepreneurs and small business owners be as efficient as possible in running their business to be able to scale. He is on the Board of Directors at the Saskatoon Club and has founded two successful tech start-ups with Oglen Solutions and his most recent venture uSuite – a platform for mobile menus and payments. Also, he is an avid runner and loves to hike.

Mahdi Raza - Advisory Board Member

Mahdi is the Founder of siberX, a roaming customized platform for training, events & skills development in the cybersecurity universe. siberX utilizes leading industry certifications to train and test professionals. With a team of multi-disciplinary experts, they run live simulations and war games to recreate threats, scenarios and responses faced across industries. siberX brought to Canada, the first ever EC-Council’s Global CISO Forum with 300+ CISOs, CFOs, CTOs, CIOs, and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.