Serial entrepreneurs in tech, media, and finance, as well as PhDs and Engineering leaders from Fortune 500 companies
Charles H. Silver
Charles is a successful entrepreneur who has founded and exited in 5 startups in technology, media and finance. He co-founded Reality Shares, which has 7 publicly traded ETFs including the first Blockchain equity ETF. In the dotcom era he built RealAge which was successfully sold to Hearst for over 9 figures.
Robin Bloor, PhD
Robin has over 30 years experience in big data and information management. He has authored books on e-commerce, service management and cloud computing.
Having launched his first website in 1998 and first iOS app in 2008, Hunter has been at the forefront of the software design and development industry for over 20 years. He is a distinguished speaker, author, entrepreneur and thought leader in the digital world, well-known for leading teams to release best-in-class web & mobile products, including for Samsung, Cisco, Salesforce, Avalara, and many more.
Chief Data Scientist & Mathematician
Joe has been innovating in data science for over a decade. As a core mathematician and data scientist at Algebraix Data, he was instrumental in the development and application of Data Algebra to database management systems. Prior to Permission, he also spent several years using machine learning and AI to develop predictive and prescriptive analytics tools for EOG and 3M.
VP OF MARKETING
VP of Finance & Compliance
Matt holds FINRA Series 7, 66, and 24 licenses and brings more than 9 years of regulatory compliance and financial experience to Permission.
VP of Communications
Jenny has over 20 years of executive experience in brand strategy, business development, and communications. She is an attorney and leadership consultant, and has served as a strategic advisor for numerous businesses and nonprofits.
HR & Controller
Therese is Permission’s Jack of All Trades. She currently runs the accounting, human resources and payroll divisions of our company.
Gary J. Sherman, PhD
Gary has more than 35 years of experience as a professional mathematician, working throughout as a researcher, reviewer, and college professor.
Daniel brings nearly a decade of UI and UX development and software engineering experience to Permission.
Robert is a Swiss Army Knife of marketing talent. He loves digging deep into challenges, coming up with strategic solutions, and telling meaningful stories through branding.
Board Of Directors
CEO of Blockforce Capital
Executive VP, Strategy & Product, Lightbend
Avalara Board Member
General Partner at Alphablock.com
Richard has been investing in blockchain since 2012. He has advised several successful cryptocurrency offerings and is a seed investor in Permission.
Former CEO of Droga5
Andrew is an award-winning journalist, former CEO of Tribeca Enterprises, the parent company of the Tribeca Film Festival, and former CEO of Droga5.
CEO of Cointed Japan, Founder at Blockchain Tokyo
Tokyo-based Ichiro Minamikawa founded 10 companies in 30 years. He is CEO at Cointed Japan and director of several FinTech and HealthTech companies.
CEO OF POST-INTERRUPTIVE, FORMER PRESIDENT OF WHOSAY
Rob Gregory is a media veteran with over 30 years experience in advertising, revenue growth, and brand strategy. Before joining Permission, Rob served as co-founder and President at WhoSay & as President of The Daily Beast, as well as Publisher of Maxim and Rolling Stone magazines.