OUR TEAM

This is Team Shift, experts in business with entrepreneurial drive.

"We are entrepreneurs ourselves and understand, first hand, the mountains each company must scale to achieve their goals. Your team is busy, with an ever-growing to-do list. These challenging environments are where Shift executives thrive and do our best work.

 

High growth happens when strategy is followed by effective execution. We let our work speak for itself by operating with transparency and producing results daily. We believe in leadership by example.

We are Team Shift."

Brenden began his career on the fixed income trade desk at UBS and spent the next 7 years analyzing institutional portfolio data at 2 premier asset management firms with excess of +$100B under management. As a serial entrepreneur, he has built & scaled partnerships with many global leaders including Nissan, NPR and Discovery Communications.

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John is a technologist with concentrations in media sciences and supply chain/logistics. He created and led deployment strategies into US markets which include brand/tech deployment projects for: Samsung, LG, LG Chem, Caffe Bene, Taco Bell, Dairy Queen, MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, MGM Properties, LVMH, Gucci, Anymode, A-Land, among many others. 

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A proven operator, Carly has handled operations, partnerships and strategic initiatives at world-class incubators/accelerators including Silicon Valley's 500 Startups, TechHub & University College. She has also held c-suite leadership positions at technology companies like Perspective.io and Apptual where she helped strategize funding efforts and successfully raise institutional investment. 

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BRENDEN DOUGHERTY

Managing Partner

Adam is a digital media and communications expert with over 30 years of Fortune 500 experience  including work with American Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, Box.com, Discovery, DocuSign, NASA, Pfizer and Verizon. He is also frequently invited as a CNBC commentator discussing corporate strategy and tech innovation.

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ADAM ZUCKERMAN

Advisor

JOHN CHO

Executive Director

David is an expert in supply chain management and logistics. He is a Korean Government Advisor for KOTRA and the creator of a new 4PL system to advance international trade & commerce. Currently the CEO of a Inc500 fastest growing company, CGETC. Working directly with the largest Intl brands including: Walmart, Samsung, LG, Amazon, eBay and many more.

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RICARDO YEPEZ

Executive Operator

DAVID BYUN

Advisor

CARLY NEWMAN

 Executive Operator

Mohammad is a digital communication and telecomm expert with over 50 years of experience. He has proudly worked and designed critical comms infrastructure for Lockheed Martin, Ford Aerospace, NASA & was instrumental in the development of comms protocol between the International Space Station (ISS) and Johnson Space Center. 

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KEITH GOFORTH

Executive Operator

TOVA MACLENNON

Advisor

Jerry has been involved for over 40 years with medical device technologies and their clinical usage through R&D, engineering and marketing positions with multinational companies, small start-ups, medical research centers and academia. He spent 14 years with Elscint, Israel's premier incubator where he brought the world’s first multi-slice spiral CT to market. Jerry was the med-tech business manager at GE Global Research.

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AARON DROBA

MBA

Executive Operator

Global business leader in Cybersecurity Operations and Incident Command certified CISSP, NIST/CNS4011, ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, DoD 8570.1-M, CCEDA. Ability to combine various expertise in Information Security, Business Leadership, Finance and Law; and translate needs from those disciplines into clearly understandable technical requirements. Led efforts in the operationalization of dark web predictive threat analytics.

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ANTHONY DeZILVA

CISSP, MBA, PhD Learner

Advisor

Bio coming soon

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JOSHUA KRIGER

Executive Operator

A seasoned C-Level executive with over 25 years of experience. He has served as CFO of JP Morgan, CFO for Huntington National Bank, a $50B financial institution, and has been CFO and COO for numerous other banks. At various times, Brent has been responsible for billions of dollar in assets, and all the aspects of the demanding role in working with regulators, handling M&A activities, fund raising, forecasting and more.

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PAUL EVANS

MBA

Executive Operator

Arie has a strong business acceleration track record with vast experience devising innovative strategies and managing challenging businesses in spaces such as the Automotive, Optical, Communication and Pharmaceutical industries; with relevant networks in Europe, USA and China. He has led public and private technology companies amounting to +$100M in realized revenue and investments

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ARIE LAOR

Executive Director

Keith Goforth is a top performing sales and marketing professional with a 20+ year proven track record at accelerating revenue growth. In recent projects Keith assisted a young spirit brand to successfully obtain both operational financing for the company as well as distribution channels to get the product on shelves in there desired markets.

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CASEY WALLACE

Executive Operator

A seasoned C-Level executive with over 25 years of experience. He has served as CFO of JP Morgan, CFO for Huntington National Bank, a $50B financial institution, and has been CFO and COO for numerous other banks. At various times, Brent has been responsible for billions of dollar in assets, and all the aspects of the demanding role in working with regulators, handling M&A activities, fund raising, forecasting and more.

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MICHAEL GELB

MBA

Venture Analyst