Experienced And Passionate Team


Jimmy is a passionate leader with strong financial, strategic and operational experience working with a portfolio with over $1 billion in assets and more than 150 companies at a leading Venture Capital firm in Israel. Originally from Mexico, Jimmy has been involved in the cannabis space for some time from the investor side, working with leading entrepreneurs in the space, which has helped develop his knowledge and understanding of the Cannabis industry.

Jimmy Kleiman


Theo is a serial entrepreneur and has invested and founded companies in the fields of real estate, co-working, online advertising, and Cannabis. Theo’s expertise is in the fields of business development, growth, and strategy and will help oversee the US and European operations.

Theo Terris

Co-Founder & Board Member

Alberto is a serial entrepreneur always looking to revolutionize any industry he gets involved in. Originally from Mexico, Alberto has been living in Israel since 2003. He was Co-Founder and CEO of an Israeli hi-tech company which was acquired by a Canadian multinational company in 2018. Alberto has vast experience in business strategy, acquisitions, management and real estate and runs Corporate Operations at Sputnik.

Alberto Esquenazi

Co-Founder & Board Member

Assaf is a serial entrepreneur and has invested and founded companies in the fields of real estate, co-working, online advertising, and Cannabis. Assaf expertise is in the fields of innovation , marketing and sales and will help manage Sputnik’s operations.

Asaf Hershlikovich

Co-Founder & Board Member

Matt is a serial entrepreneur, founder of multiple beverage brands and co-founded Spacestation, California’s premier Cannabis-Infused Beverage co-packer. Currently Co-Founder and COO of Fly Beverage, one of the fastest growing Cannabis Beverage companies. Matt's expertise is in the fields of product formulation and marketing.

Matt McGinn

Master Formulator

Ave is a veteran sales and account manager that has been in retail management, retail sales for 7+ years and the cannabis retail sales space for 2.5+ years. Ave manages Sputnik’s sales and marketing operations in the US and his role is instrumental in the early market adoption and traction the company expects.

Ave Miller

VP of Sales

Keren specializes in business-commercial law, corporate and real-estate law, and assists corporations, business people and entrepreneurs in a wide spectrum of investment and commercial deals, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Among her clients are leading companies in the high-tech sector, add-tech, regulation, distribution and marketing, cannabis, private clients, entrepreneurs and business people.

Keren Kepel-Shmueli

Legal Advisor

Alec Burkin is a Business Development Professional and Consultant with vast experience at the intersection of health, business and education in highly regulated industries.

Alec Burkin

Strategic Advisor