Maya is an operations/project managment specialist and writer who has experience in several industries. Before diving into the psychedelic space, she spent many years at the top of the coffee industry, her work earning her print coverage in publications such as Time Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. Recently, Maya was first author of a 200+ page compressive report on the psychedelic space, covering history, policy, science, and investment landscape. She is now co-authoring a book on the subject. She leads the organization of a yearly psychedelic conference, and helps several other other organizations through her operations consulting. Marik is an engineer and advocate who has worked across “counter culture” industries. He founded Iliac which built technology for the sex workers’ rights movement. Later he worked with decentralized governance organizations including Aragon and Democracy Earth in the blockchain space. He led marketing and growth for many of Silicon Valleys top startups including Clearbit, Segment, and Envoy during his time at Bell Curve as their Director of Growth. Marik helped to develop the Yale School of Management’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and helps run an incubation program for startups in Upstate & Western New York. Marik holds his MBA from the Yale School of Management.