Management Team / Advisory Board Bios
Edward Mbeche Founder and CEOAn entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the transportation and hospitality sectors, Ed drives the Halen team to product rollout in early 2022., Emmanuel Bamba Co-Founder/Chief Technology OfficerBamba has extensive leadership experience working with the Federal Aviation Administration in senior program management and infrastructure development. He's an enthusiastic full-stack developer, team lead and community mentor., Chandra Gundlapalli Co-Founder/Chief Systems ArchitectChandra is celebrated for his dedication to the field of business transformation, and is awarded Marquis Who's Who in America's top executive and top 100 diverse leaders in technology recognition by the National Diversity Council., Sam Johnston Board of Advisors / Marketing ExpertSam is a data-driven CMO with experience building and operating startups in the SaaS, Gig Economy, Telehealth, Leisure, Education, Tourism and consumer sectors. An advisor across tech several leading tech brands., Roger Flynn Board of Advisors / Franchise ExpertWith over 25 years of experience in franchise development, Roger has an extensive knowledge base as a franchise consultant. His expertise in franchse development ensures that the expansion packages he delivers to business owners is concise., Rich Shuman Board of Advisors / ChairpersonRich has extensive leadership experience advising global businesses in sustainability and product rollout in the automotive, aerospace, consumer technology and energy sectors., Ivana Gargiulo Board of Advisors / Human Capital Extensive career as a Human Resources (HR) professional, that spans close to twenty years within multiple industries and disciplines of HR. Has passion for HR data analytics and emerging trends to impact meaningful people and business advancements., James Arnold Jr. Board of Advisors / General CounselJames is a diversely skilled, award-winning executive leader with broad experience providing legal oversight and strategic leadership for organizations ranging from non-profit start-ups to multi-billion-dollar global enterprises., Kennedy Ross Co-Founder/Chief Of StaffKennedy has over ten years of experience developing content for various companies and organizations, including tech-storage, music promotion, online magazines, and publications., Anthony Rhem Board of Advisors /Artificial IntelligenceA recognized thought leader in AI, KM, Big Data, Information Architecture and Innovation. Worked with U.S. fortune 500 corporations, financial, insurance, education, healthcare, as well as US Federal, State and local government, and the military.