Gary Bryman

Executive Producer @ ROCKET Content & Vice Chairman of the New Media Council and National Board member for Producers Guild of America 

With over 20 years of experience in project execution, from concept development through global distribution, Gary’s passion and talent is developing and executing award-winning, record-breaking and innovative creative projects for companies including Disney, Universal, Sony, Paramount, Chrysler, MasterCard, Reebok, Kia, Target, Honda, Western Union, HBO, Showtime, MTV, ABC, NBC, Fox, Myspace, Verizon Go90, Astronauts Wanted, Mitu, New Form Digtialm, Netflix, Youtube and Facebook.

After graduating from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, he co-founded Quality Filmed Entertainment, a new media production company that built its innovative reputation by launching the careers of new filmmakers.

As Head of Production for Doug Liman's Hypnotic, (THE OC, THE BOURNE IDENTITY), he produced branded entertainment campaigns and content for The Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival, The Master Card Priceless Experience and TERRY TATE: OFFICE LINEBACKER, which premiered during Super Bowl XXXVII. This campaign went on to be awarded a Gold Lion at Cannes.

Gary served as Executive Producer on Sony Picture's BOOGEYMAN, produced with Sam Raimi (EVIL DEAD, SPIDERMAN) and continued on to produce the sequel BOOGEYMAN 2, THE LATHER EFFECT and THE FRANKENSTEIN THEORY.

In 2003, he launched ROCKET, a new media production company and began producing live streams for Myspace’s most popular artists including Eminem, Muse, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Linkin Park.

Gary joined The Walt Disney Studios as VP Creative Short Form Content in 2007 to help build and launch the live action short form content division.

Returning to ROCKET in 2009, he continues to produce engaging digital content including live streaming events for clients including Facebook, Netflix, Lincoln Center, Youtube, Myspace, Kia, Target, Western Union, Stand Up 2 Cancer, Americas Got Talent and The Voice.

Gary is currently Executive Producer at ROCKET and on the National Board of Directors and New Media Council for the Producers Guild of America. He lives in Los Angeles, with his wife Jill and daughters Piper and Riley.

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.

Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017.