Michael Mantell, Strategic Advisor — Michael was edWeb’s founding investor and a member of the initial edWeb start-up team. Michael is an entrepreneur with 25+ years of operational experience and 10+ years investing in early stage businesses. He is Principal of Golden Peak Group LLC, a company that provides consulting services and is an investor in a wide variety of early stage companies including edtech, media, healthcare, biotech, IoT and cloud-based marketing services. He was the CEO and founder of Edudex, the first e-commerce site for educational media materials in North America. He was COO of Films for the Humanities & Sciences (now Films Media Group), one of the leading producers and creators of educational video, DVD and software for the K-12 and higher education markets in North America.