LaneAxis founders began research and development of a Shipper-to-Carrier direct mobile-enabled process in the mid-2000s. The company was incorporated in 2015, the same year it began filing patents around its Shipper to Carrier optimization platform. That patent was approved in March 2018. In 2016, LaneAxis released a successful SaaS platform for real-time tracking and cloud document storage of all freight shipments. LaneAxis will always remain nimble in its quest to improve transportation for the better.
LaneAxis is building a transportation network and focal data hub that will serve as a central source of curated statistical intelligence for the fractured supply chain. LaneAxis is determined to flatten every friction point in freight transportation.
To simplify the process of connecting shippers to independent freight haulers through the use of location-based data, artificial intelligence, and patented processes.
Build a Professional Driver mobile app so flawless and feature-rich, it will serve as the foundation for a new shipper-carrier direct business model.
To build a global transportation network connected by thousands – and ultimately millions – of data points, benefiting the entire freight logistics ecosystem, consumers, and the environment.
Rick’s extensive knowledge of mobile technology, blockchain technology, and deep experience in trucking and logistics makes him a natural fit to lead the LaneAxis team. Rick spent 15 years researching and developing a mobile-based platform that provides real-time tracking and data analytics over freight movements. Rick’s software and transportation expertise culminated with the design of a Shipper-to-Carrier direct optimization platform that was granted a full U.S. Patent in March, 2018.
Success-driven blockchain and transportation logistics expert currently focused on building a Shipper-to-Carrier direct model for global supply chain. Coordinated marketing and internal logistics planning for data analytics company. Now managing external marketing channels and internal operations for LaneAxis focused on reshaping global freight logistics sector.
A focused and tenacious technology veteran, Himanshu’s expertise ranges from blockchain system design to software programming to website development. As a full stack developer, he is fluent in virtually all coding languages. Himanshu has immersed himself in the freight logistics and supply chain industries, and is passionate about building technological solutions focused on solving the massive inefficiencies that have plagued global transportation for decades.
Andrew is an award-winning former TV news journalist with corporate experience in Public Relations and Marketing. Spent 10+ years with Disney ABC Television. Now immersed in logistics, freight, and blockchain space, Andrew led a global marketing campaign for a successful token sale focused on a cutting edge data analytics platform. Technically and editorially savvy, he thrives on every opportunity to create imaginative writing and visuals that slice through the clutter.
Technology architect with diverse management and product experience working for organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune-100 corporations. Results-oriented leader with experience building products from idea to maturity. Experience in hiring and building multi-functional teams (Dev/Design/QA). Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; team-oriented approach focusing on customer needs and market success. Product development areas of focus include: Virtualization, Large Scale systems, Networking, User interface, High Availability, Enterprise Software, Storage management.
Alex is a veteran of the transportation and logistics industry, having worked for and with freight brokerages and directly with large Shippers looking to move loads. He has deep experience with the “Big 3” American automakers. Alex also worked for a forward-thinking global insurance brokerage. Alex specializes in risk management, helping clients minimize risk through data-backed insight and innovative solutions.
President and CEO of the Campbell Company and Managing Director of Automotive Technology Solutions. Over 25 years of leadership and organizational building to support business development, brand development and technology implementation in the automotive and transportation industries.
Former Walmart logistics and supply chain executive, Clint is an accomplished, results-driven executive with a proven track record of achievement in strategic planning, merchandising, supply chain, analytics, team leadership, inventory control, auditing, plan-o-grams, trade management, and key performance indicators. Clint continually identifies opportunities to increase efficiencies and realize extensive cost-savings.
For over 26 years, David and his agency have specialized in brand Marketing, sales, long-term contract negotiations, and international new product introduction into North America. Customers have included: General Motors, TRW, Ford Motor, Magna International, ZFLS, Tesla Motors, the EPA, and various freight carriers.
Charles is a Senior Tax Manager with over 30 years of experience in public practice. He began his career at Ernst & Young and spent 8 years there before leaving to found his own firm, Sellers & Company. After successfully managing that practice for 20 years, he merged it into a larger firm and accepted a faculty position at San Diego State University. While there, he taught Accounting Ethics to both upper division and graduate students. In 2013, he joined McLean, Rotherham & Company, specializing in tax and estate planning for small businesses and high net worth individuals.
Mo is a Marine F/A-18 pilot and Colonel in the Reserves, having flown in carrier and commercial aviation as well as having Fortune 250 executive level experience. Earning his MBA while still active-duty, Mo has worked in Finance since 2011 and is currently working in advanced business strategy for a Fortune 50 firm.
Jason Giorgio has over 22 years of guiding business owners and executives with financial strategies to accelerate net worth. Nationally recognized for his performance, Jason is also a keynote speaker for various national associations, particularly on business planning and succession strategies.
Sasha is a partner of Foley Shechter LLP. Sasha began his legal career as a corporate and securities associate at a well-known Wall Street based boutique law firm. He then practiced at Kaye Scholer, a large international New York based law firm with offices in Los Angeles, Germany, London and Shanghai, where he was the sole senior associate in the firm’s securities practice.Sasha brings over 13 years of extensive experience to FS and focuses on counseling public and private companies on offerings of equity and debt securities, strategic investments, acquisitions and joint ventures, IPOs, reverse mergers and alternative public offerings, venture capital investments, public company reporting obligations, corporate governance matters, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other general corporate law matters. Sasha also works closely with startups on their capital raising needs, structure and formation, contractual matters and various other startup and commercial matters.
Sasha’s experience in structuring and closing offerings, corporate finance and M&A transactions, including the legal, founder and business aspects related to such transactions, are enhanced by his know-how of having founded several startups himself and wforking with a vast array of management teams and boards of directors.
Sasha actively participates in the New York startup and venture capital community and specifically, in the tech, bio-tech, AI and crowdfunding space. Sasha is also an angel investor.
Jonathan is a founding partner of Foley Shechter LLP. Previously, Jonathan was a corporate and securities attorney with a Wall Street based law firm, as well as the Head of the Corporate Finance group of a New York firm with affiliate offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Shanghai, China, where he was principally engaged in the practice of corporate and securities law. Jonathan brings extensive experience in structuring and closing corporate finance and M&A transactions, including the legal and practical business aspects related to such transactions, having worked with a vast array of management teams and boards of directors.
Jonathan focuses on representing clients in a wide variety of general corporate and finance transactions, with a concentration on secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions as well as registration statements associated with these financings, public offerings, joint ventures, employment and shareholder agreements, as well as with the formation of private equity funds.
Jonathan also represents publicly held companies with their 1934 Act reporting obligations and in the representation of broker-dealers and registered individuals in a wide array of matters, including ongoing compliance and regulatory inquiries.
As a former coach in the National Football League for 11 years, as well as an extensive tenure of 18 years as an assistant coach at the major college level, Carl Hargrave coached three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, originally joining Head Coach Dennis Green’s staff as an Offensive Consultant in 2004. In 2005, Hargraves contributions helped the Cardinals’ finish the season with the 8th-ranked overall offense in the NFL, and the #1 passing offense (4,437 yards/277.3 yards per game) for the first time in team history. Prior to his tenure with the Cardinals, Hargrave was an assistant with the Minnesota Vikings from 1994-2001, and worked primarily with the running backs. In his eight seasons in Minnesota, the Vikings compiled a 77-51 record, made six playoff appearances, won three NFC Central titles, and twice advanced to the NFC Championship Game.
During Hargrave’sstint with the Vikings, the 1998 team set the NFL scoring record with 2,563 points, a record that stood for ten seasons until then Super Bowl Champion New England eclipsed that mark in 2008.Additionally, the Vikings offense set a league record for team rushing in 2000 with 2,565 yards which still exists today.
Hargrave coached in two Pro Bowls, where he tutored some of the great running backs in the NFL at that juncture. This list includes his own Minnesota Viking Robert Smith, Dallas Cowboy Hall-Of-Famer Emmitt Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mike Alstott, and Atlanta Falcon Jamal Anderson. Hargrave has been a vital component in the lives of numerous student athletes, having coached at the college level. With successful stints at Northwestern University, The University of Pittsburgh, The University of Houston and The University of Iowa, Hargrave balanced the delicate scales of athletic involvement with the priority of education.
“Football is a career, education is for life,” says Hargrave. One of the proudest moments in Hargrave’s career involved witnessing one of his college understudy’s, Andre Ware, win the Heisman Trophy while at the University of Houston in 1989. During Hargrave’s stretch with the Cougars, the school set 88 individual NCAA offensive records along with 36 team NCAA marks.
Ellie manages internal logistics for LaneAxis events, conferences, and a multitude of company initiatives. With a degree in Business Management, Ellie most recently partnered with the founder of beauty app MiaMia on marketing initiatives and company outreach. Ellie also has retail marketing experience with such prestigious companies as COACH and Kate Spade & Company.
Kevin Morgan has a 35 year career manufacturing engineered components for the Rubber and Plastics industry. He’s worked for domestic and international corporations, including Southland Industries, Duramax Corporation, and Dowty Seals Ltd, a UK company. Kevin is currently President of start-up Morgan Polymer Seals LLC, incorporated in 1997. Morgan Polymer Seals has since grown to over 600 employees and Manufactures powertrain components for GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Audi, Porsche, Honda, Volkswagen and Land Rover. Kevin and his brother also purchased a $5 million per year composite extrusion operation.
A former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, Phil’s enthusiastic approach to team collaboration and discipline keeps the LaneAxis team focused and prepared. Phil is a strategic minded Operations Executive and Advisor with strong process improvement skills. Phil provides the leadership, team building, and direction necessary to achieve LaneAxis’ performance objectives.