Our DAO is forming from the following communities and individuals, with more added as the DAO forms.
- Aiki Wiki is a community of designers, scientists and specialists who are developing an innovation in consensus building and digital governance which has been accepted into the National Science Foundation with a research partnership with Georgetown University.
- Ongraph Technologies is a full service technology company located in Noida, India.
- ZeitLA is a Los Angeles based white label media agency servicing major agency and brand clients US and Canada
- SNIP Technolog is a legacy community which holds a legacy asset and business plan that needs to reform and salvage from 2020 Covid losses
- A small community of leading artists in cartoons and animation (Disney, SONY, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network)
- A law firm specializing in Securities and Copyright law.
- An accounting firm
Here is a list of the individuals and pals contributing to our DAO in reverse alphabetical order.
Zack Zarate: Entrepreneur, father, and pirate.
Zack is a long-time entrepreneur and member of multiple communities in our DAO, providing executive support as well as business development. Zack is our resident “systems gamer”. Zack started as an entrepreneur back in high school, selling pizza slices after class. In college he helped launch a discount card while also managing apartments, effectively living rent free. While thriving in the web 2.0 social gaming space in his early career, he also scaled an Airbnb operation to 27 listings. Zack has found success in crypto+nfts and is helping build something huge with Big Mother.
Carey Yost: Master design stylist and story-teller
Carey is one of the most celebrated artists and storytellers in Hollywood, beginning with The Ren and Stimpy Show in the 90s and continuing with Cow and Chicken, SpongeBob Squarepants, Samurai Jack, Power Puff Girls, Clone High, Tron: Uprising, as well as Lead Character Designer for The films Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, The Lego Movie, the Spongebob Movies and the upcoming Ark of the Aardvark. At Netflix he continued to lead character departments for Inside Job, Cat Burglar and Kid Kudi’s forthcoming Entergalactic as well as directing on Green Eggs and Ham. Most recently he returned for the new seasons of MTV and HBO’s Clone High as the production designer.
Rome Viharo: Project architect and designer
Rome is the architect for Big Mother and Aiki Wiki. An early pioneer in media and technology since 2005, he helped major brands and agencies transition from web 1.0 to web 2.0. Viharo originally was an independent music producer, EMI recording artist, award winning digital filmmaker before emerging into media and technology twenty years ago. His career spans 30 years across technology, music, and media as designer, creator, developer and strategist. He sold his first company Media Social in 2011, and has been funded ever since to design and develop pioneering solutions technologies.
Leana Seper: Supervising Producer and OWL Entrepreneur
Leana is a multimedia artist, designer, producer and entrepreneur, living and working in Los Angeles for the past 30 years. She looks forward to working with Big Mother in creating equitable relationships with improved technology for a better world.
Mickey Schoen: CPA with a sense of humor.
Mickey is a Certified Public Accountant and constantly wondering how she gets drawn into the many entrepreneurial machinations of Zack Zarate.
Paul Rudish. Creator, Wizard.
Paul is one of Hollywood’s cherished creators, having inherited the mantle of Mickey Mouse from Disney. Paul completely redesigned and re-engineered Mickey Mouse; building upon and thereby preserving the original creative vision of Walt Disney himself. Paul has a thirty year history as a designer, producer, director and Wizard. He has been waiting 25 years for the right moment to finally join the internet, and is parking his horse at the dawn of web3 with the DAO of Big Mother.
Damien Riehl, lawyer, technologist, designer and copyright signal jammer.
Damien Riehl is a lawyer and technologist with experience in complex litigation, digital forensics, and software development. A coder since 1985 and for the web since 1995, Damien clerked for the chief judges of state and federal courts, practiced in complex litigation for over a decade, has led teams of cybersecurity and world-spanning digital forensics investigations, and has led teams in legal-software development. At Fastcase, Damien helps lead the design, development, and expansion of Fastcase’s various products, integrating AI-backed technologies to improve legal workflows and to power legal data analytics. Damien is also known for his public stance on copyright and TEDx talk on the subject.
Amit Pathak, Entrepreneur
Amit Pathak is the CEO and Founder of Shelios Laboratories and is an experienced technologist.
David Niebauer: Securities and Copyright Law
David runs a private practice in Securities and Corporate Law. David brings a wealth of experience, financing contacts and business acumen to his practice and has significant experience in renewable energy project development as well as all aspects of corporate finance and M&A transactions.
Kenric Nelson, PhD: Mathematician, Systems And Decision Making
Innovative leader in the research, development and deployment of systems for complex decision-making. Proven record of creative research, team building, and customer focused development spanning materials, electro-optic devices, cyber-security algorithms and C4ISR systems. Highly experienced R&D manager who spearheaded efforts to improve the reliability and robustness of tracking and discrimination systems for the Missile Defense Agency. Known for innovations in statistical methods of nonlinear systems. Developing new programs in the application of machine learning to biomedical signals and financial trading.
Robert Montalbano: Narrative Mage, Master of Production.
Robert is the DAO’s narrative mage. An extensive career in both studio and independent filmmaking, Robert is uniquely experienced in all aspects of production and promotion. He has built brands for OTHER Gallery and LAWLESS BREWING and is the brand and business developer for DELPICK, a last mile delivery service company which is growing exponentially. He endeavors to continue his pursuit of building the next phase of Web3 and creating the newest story to hold our collective attention.
Maf Lewis: Senior strategist and designer
Maf Lewis began his career in the late 90s as the founder of an influential indie music label and emerged quickly as a senior media strategist. In 2005, Maf Lewis was awarded $1M from a major brand to “game” YouTube’s algorithm, and since 2006, Maf and his team have quietly managed and launched numerous viral “ghost” campaigns for brands and celebrities.
Sam Levine: Senior Business Development Executive
Sam Levine is a sophisticated media and studio “deal-maker” as well as an early pioneer of business models, helping old school Hollywood studios emerge into social and digital as early as 2003.
Amber Hardin: Master of Design, Graffiti artist and entrepreneur.
Amber Hardin is a classically trained graffiti artist with 30 years of professional design experience in the entertainment industry with both live action and animated film and tv production. She also owns and operates a corporate murals business based in Los Angeles.
Dr. Jim Fallon, PhD: Professor, Master of Neuroscience and pathology.
Dr. Fallon is our science advisor for the DAO, and distinguished professor emeritus from University of California at Irvine, a leading neurologists in the US. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Psychopath Inside”.
Nitin Gupta is an experienced entrepreneur and CEO of Ongraph Technologies
Vincent Fleischacker: Systems Operations Chief
Vincent is the MVP, Most Valuable Player, on the entrepreneurial side of our DAO. Vincent has a fifteen year history as a network operations manager, scaling large ad campaigns and managing transactions in the hundreds of millions.
Mucci Fassett: Artist and Storyteller.
Mucci has a unique presence inside of his thirty year career as a lead Hollywood director and cartoonist, as the artists “artist”. While his professional career in storytelling and cartoons is impressive, Mucci is renowned for his private, and published, collections of sketches, doodles, and artistic wanderings that he famously captures on notebooks and napkins.
Jacob Billings, PhD: Whole Systems Scientist, Post Doc researcher
Jacob is a systems scientist and postdoctoral researcher in the fields of neuroscience, physics and computer science.
Armin Azod, Esq: IP Law and general entrepreneurial wizardry
Armin is a patent attorney and entrepreneur, and technically the man behind everything here, but you can never tell for sure.
Dr. Frank Albo: Professor of Art History, Civilization Builder, Entrepreneur
Frank is an adjunct professor of art history at Winnipeg University with a speciality in “civilization building movements” throughout history. Additionally Frank himself is a web3 pioneer and entrepreneur.