David has a decade in experience building consumer technologies for his own companies and as an advisor to others. He recently served as a campaign lead in the Denver Psilocybin Initiative, helping Denver become the first US city to reform psilocybin policy.
Prior, he was a Co-founder and CPO at Baker Technologies, which he exited in a public offering after the company accomplished a valuation near $250MM.
David received a 1st Class Masters in Architecture from Cambridge University and his primary interests are behavioral data, digital art, and mindfulness practices.
Heather is the co-founder and CEO of the internationally acclaimed high impact non-profit Realm of Caring, primarily serving families who are dealing with life-limiting and chronic health conditions. She currently collaborates with Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Colorado State University and Palo Alto Veteran Affairs on innovative cannabis studies.
Heather has a keen interest in the power of entheogens in healing trauma and conducting research to discover health outcomes, best practices, and reducing harm in the population who consume them.
After nearly ten years of running a successful real estate rehab company, Del transitioned to Charlotte’s Web Hemp oil. Over the last three years as a district sales manager, a business development manager and currently a partner development manager, Del has helped expand Charlotte's Web to the largest CBD oil producers in the world.
Del is currently on the community board of advisors to the Realm of caring, a high impact cannabis non-profit and was the outreach director to the Decriminalize Denver campaign which passed a historical initiative to decriminalize psilocybin in the city of Denver. Developing science-based research and information on organic psychotropic compounds is Del’s life's work.
Allbriton has spent his career in the creative, marketing and advertising space with a passion for helping others. During the four years he was Creative Director of the teen health non-profit The Truth Initiative, the campaign was named the most effective brand in the America and contributed to the lowest teen smoking rate in history. Most recently Allbriton has been the Chief Marketing Officer at Standard Farms, a patient-focused medical marijuana company he helped launch in Pennsylvania. They were recently acquired for $50 million dollars.
Akoni specializes in data and software engineering with experience managing high profile corporate projects in a multitude of industries. Recently, more than a half decade removed from running a successful startup, Akoni has worked in the telecom (Time Warner Cable) and cannabis (Baker Technologies) industries leading projects that push the limits of what’s possible today with cloud data engineering.
Dr. Hughes currently holds positions as Assistant Professor in Social Work at Colorado State University and in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health. She teaches courses in advanced research methods, community practice, and psychopharmacology for social workers.
Dr. Hughes is actively engaged in community education and organizing in the emerging field of psychedelic medicine in Colorado. She has published numerous peer-reviewed publications and regularly speaks at professional conferences and community advocacy events.
Dr. Dan Engle lectures and consults globally and is the Medical Director of The Revive Treatment Centers of America, as well as medical advisor to Onnit Labs, The True Rest Float Centers and several international treatment centers using indigenous plant medicines for healing and recovery. He published his fist book, The Concussion Repair Manual, in October 2017, which has received praise from countless figures in the medical arena. His other programs include B.O.L.D., Freedom From Meds and Full Spectrum Medicine. He is a regular guest on many podcasts including the Aubrey Marcus Podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, and the Tim Ferris Show.
Danielle Wise, PhD has offered communication education as a psychotherapist, teacher, coach, and life consultant for over 20 years. Her research and clinical interests focus on the intersection of relational trauma with intrapersonal and interpersonal communication. She has managed a six-month national research team studying the lived experience of oppression and taught university-level communication and trauma courses. In addition to her private practice, she is the Lead for Psychology and Medical Professional for Psilocybin Community Education for Decriminalize Denver, founded the Women’s Leadership in Psychedelics community, is a member of Groove Medical, is currently on a council discussing ethical considerations for the psychedelic community, and is a volunteer with The Nowak Society.
Christian Sederberg, Esq., is a partner and founding member of Vicente Sederberg LLP. After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Law, Christian focused his practice on representing businesses with a primary focus on real estate, private equity, commercial, and corporate transactions. Since the inception of Colorado's state regulated medical marijuana program, Christian and the firm have provided a wide range of real estate, transactional and regulatory assistance to the marijuana community. Christian was also an integral part of Colorado's Amendment 64 campaign, acting as core volunteer for the campaign, representing the campaign on Governor Hickenlooper's Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force, and leading the campaign's legislative implementation team in the Colorado legislature by coordinating the implementation of the Colorado legislative and regulatory structure related to adult-use marijuana.
Ben Greenfield is an ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, obstacle course racer, human performance consultant, speaker and author of 13 books, including the New York Times Bestseller “Beyond Training”. Ben is a Spartan SGX certified coach, has been voted by the NSCA as America’s top Personal Trainer and by Greatist as one of the top 100 Most Influential People In Health And Fitness. He works with individuals from all over the globe for both body and brain performance, and specializes in anti-aging, biohacking, and achieving an ideal combination of performance, health and longevity.
Ben is also the founder and owner of KION, a company that provides everything a human being needs to achieve peak performance, look amazing, defy aging, and live an adventurous, fulfilling, joyful and limitless life.
Prahlad Krishnan is the VP of Bot Division at XSELL Technologies, leading their chatbot/RPA products for enterprise clients. Prior to this, he founded and sold TrimAI, a company that built chatbot-based virtual assistants integrated with hospital EHRs for patients with long-term care needs.
Prahlad's other projects range from video game-based therapy for mental illness to telecoaching systems.