Next Level Management
Next Level represents a team of proven business builders, scientists, technology experts, and product developers.
David Weinkauf, Founder & CEO, Director
Mr. Weinkauf is a co-founder and past director of a U.S. publicly traded company and currently is a co-founder and director of 2 Canadian public companies. He is recognized as Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 alumni and was nominated for Canada’s top 40 under 40 during his career for his success building teams and executing on opportunities.
Mark Scott, CTO, Director
Mr. Scott has a background in food science and computer automation. In 2017 he founded Activated Nano, a food-centric nano tech company. He has extensive experience in startups, product development, business development and is a director in a Canadian public company.
Marc Ross, Commercialization
Mr. Ross was formerly the head of sales for Coca-Cola’s Emerging Brands Canada and a marketing agency account executive. Marc was instrumental in designing the global launch strategy for Vitamin Water once it became a Coca Cola property.
Bobby Alexiou, Brand Strategy + Design
Mr. Alexiou is a leading brand creator and brand visual language expert for startups and global power brands such as Nike, Evian, Cadbury, Kraft Foods and many more. He is the founder of Mylo Tango, a growth design firm, and a Professor at McMaster University.
Vincent Porpiglia, Sales & Marketing
Mr. Porpiglia is the President of Hero Brands and the inventor of Dream Water. He has broad experience in launching new brands. Successful strategic sales & operations management of large retailers and distributors such as Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS, Kroger, Safeway, Hudson News, Paradies, McLane and many others.
Nance Schmidt, MSc., Research & Product Development
Ms. Schmidt is owner of a research-focused health consulting company and a natural medicine educator and health advisor.