Howard GostfrandChief Executive Officer
Mr. Gostfrand has developed an expertise in working closely with management teams and Board Members to increase awareness and value to their respective entities. OpenLocker presented an opportunity to take Mr. Gostfrand’s skill set and network and devote it to a company he can lead in an industry he is passionate about.
Mr. Gostfrand received a B.S. in Marketing Management from Boston University (1991). He loves calling Miami home and is excited to see the city further develop into a worldwide leader in the defi and digital asset sector and for OpenLocker Holdings to be an integral part of that growth.
Brian received his MBA from the University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business with a global finance specialization from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He obtained his B.S. with a major in Business from Skidmore College where he played college basketball.
Brian is the founder of Shoreshots Rio. Shoreshots Rio is a non-profit grassroots basketball program in partnership with the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation and I’m Possible Training. Shoreshots Rio has grown into a nationally recognized Under Armour sponsored program responsible for skill development, life mentoring, academic/college placement assistance, and elite competition for middle school and high school student athletes. Brian is also a Founding Partner of BBN Racing.
Ms. Anthony has worked with over 600 public companies and been involved in over $10 billion in capital markets transaction. Her experience with public companies set the stage for her role with our Company.
Lauren KlatskyChief Operating Officer
Lauren has served as Customer Relationship Manager for I’m Possible Northeast Skill Lab. Prior to that she was Director of Global Skill Labs where she developed and implemented a facility licensing program. Other responsibilities included marketing, brand strategy, contract negotiation and conference management. Over the course of her career, Lauren has served as a Marketing & PR specialist for Whole Foods Market and Ming East West. She also owned & operated a boutique Pilates studio for 4 years, specializing in private training and self-myofascial release techniques.
Lauren received her M.S. in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles and obtained a B.S. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology along with a minor in Science, Technology & Society. She also holds an A.O.S degree in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of America. She is a volunteer coach for Girls on the Run in Central New Jersey.
Meir “Wex” WexlerChief Innovation Officer
Wex is the Founder and Managing Partner of Wex Capital LLC which invests and advises blockchain start-ups at angel and pre-seed rounds. He currently serves as an advisor to several start-ups including Computis, Geojam, The Kansas City Pioneers and Pilates Metrics (acquired by Pear Sports). He is the co-Founder and CEO of the Union of Transparency, which is the first self-regulatory vetting protocol to help safeguard people from scams within Web3 and Decentralized Finance (DeFi).
Wex earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Analytical Thinking and Reasoning from Ner Israel Rabbinical College. He also holds a Masters of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University. He completed the Executive Program in Venture Capital and Private Equity at Columbia Business School.