Mr. Morse is the co-founder and original President of Living Essentials LLC (5-Hour Energy). We believe our shareholders will greatly benefit from his experience having led 5-Hour Energy and its parent, Living Essentials, through product conceptualization, development, launch, and rapid growth, as well as his successes since.
Mr. Morse pioneered and created the multi-billion dollar energy shot category with 5-Hour Energy. He is viewed as a tremendous resource as we continue to grow the night snack category. Tom provides a wealth of knowledge and insight into branding, marketing, and distribution. A nighttime snacker himself, he’s very excited about the consumer problem we’re solving and the solutions we’re bringing to market.
Former VP of Marketing at Chobani and Popcorn, Indiana.
Doron Stern is a consumer goods veteran with tremendous experience in the snack space. In his nearly 3 years as Chief of Marketing and Innovation at Popcorn, Indiana, Doron spearheaded development of innovative new products, advertising, PR, package design, and general brand stewardship. With his efforts, the company approached $100M in annual revenue.
Before joining Popcorn, Indiana, Doron was VP of marketing at Chobani Yogurt, from March 2009 to October 2012, where he grew Chobani to be the largest brand in the category. He helped build revenues from $30M to $850M during his time there, with a comprehensive product development and communications program that included the sponsorship of the London Olympic Games and a Golden Effie for the brand's first national advertising campaign.
Prior to Chobani, Mr Stern held line marketing positions at increasingly senior levels in leading CPG companies like Bristol Myers and L'Oreal and with top advertising agencies like Bozell and Grey. Mr Stern received a BA from Brandeis University and an MBA in marketing from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Chef Chris Santos
Celebrity Chef & Restaurateur
Chef Chris Santos has over twenty years of experience honing his culinary craft as an Executive Chef in New York City’s hottest restaurants, most notably as the Chef and Owner of The Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex, both on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Already famed for his work in the kitchen, Santos' celebrity profile grew immensely when he joined Food Network's most popular series, Chopped, as a resident judge. Aside from cooking annually at The White House, working on his inaugural cookbook and planning three new restaurants coast-to-coast, Chef Santos helps ensure that each Nightfood product tastes great, so snacking better at night is a treat, and not a chore.
Former Vice President of Ice Cream Sales for Unilever
Jim Christensen is the former Vice President of Ice Cream Sales for Unilever. For over 20 years at Unilever, he led sales and distribution initiatives for brands such as Ben & Jerry's, Klondike, Breyers, and Good Humor.
CEO - BuluBox.com
President - Capacity Consulting
Eric Egeland is the founder and President of Capacity Consulting, Inc. and partner in Capacity Bookkeeping. Capacity Consulting is an international management consulting firm focusing on middle market clients in all industries. Capacity Bookkeeping is a national bookkeeping firm that couples a user friendly web based interface with a consulting based approach that spots trends and opportunities in clients financials. Eric brings his experience in startups, marketing, operations, and overall strategy to Nightfood.
Dr. Michael A. Grandner
Director, Sleep and Health Research Program, University of Arizona
Dr. Grandner is a licensed Clinical Psychologist certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Medicine, and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona. His clinical work focuses on non-medication treatments for sleep disorders. His research examines the relationship between sleep and obesity, diabetes, heart disease, daytime functioning, and longevity. His work has received awards from the Sleep Research Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Heart Association, and other organizations. He is author or co-author on over 100 academic publications. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and the Sleep and Wellness task force for the NCAA. He is a frequent consultant and speaker on the issue of sleep health.
Dr. Michael Breus
Sleep Expert and Best-Selling Author
In addition to over 40 appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Breus has appeared on The View, Oprah, Anderson Cooper, Rachel Ray, Fox and Friends, The Doctors, The CBS Early Show, Kelly and Michael, The Today Show, and more. He has been the resident sleep expert on WebMD for over 15 years, and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today.
Dr. Breus is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the youngest people to have passed the Board at age 31 and, with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 168 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction. Dr. Breus is on the clinical advisory board of The Dr. Oz Show and appears regularly on the show.
Dr. Lauren Broch
Scientific Advisory Board - Nutritional Advisor
Broch is currently on staff at Northwell Health Sleep Disorders Center and maintains an ongoing private practice in psychology, sleep disorders and nutrition.
Her multidisciplinary background, with depth of knowledge and expertise in both nutrition and sleep, is viewed by management as a tremendous asset for current and future product development.
Advisor, Former Nightfood Holdings Chief Financial Officer
John T. Peters
Founder - Strategic Partnership Advisors & Travel Industry Veteran
John has been a serial entrepreneur since 1990 when, just after college, he co-founded Zeus Tours & Yacht Cruises, an international tour and yacht cruise operator in Greece, eventually opening up offices in Rome, Salzburg and Buenos Aires. He also grew and sold a travel tech company, which was acquired by Rand McNally. John has held senior executive positions including President – Travel Media Group at USA Today, VP – Business Development at RCI/Wyndham, and Managing Director – Retail & Partnerships for Brush Creek Ranch, the nation’s #1 resort ranch. Currently, John consults for established companies and startups in the field of strategic partnerships. He has been featured in such publications as The New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Internet Weekly, and many others. John also lectures at universities on the subject of entrepreneurship and has taught Marketing Analytics classes. John accepted the GOLD Adrian award for Digital Marketing Promotion for the “Best of the Road®” program he created, which generated over a billion media impressions in six months. John was also recognized as “Innovator of the Year” by the US Travel Association.