World-Class Experience

Business Rockstars Unite

HANGR3 has assembled a world-class client list backed by an equally impressive team of Media, Entertainment, and Technology Alpha leaders.

Stephen Tapp


Over his multi-decade media career, Tapp has played a leading role in the launch and growth of several iconic media brands and platforms. He participated in 2 Canadian public market offerings and has experience running both public, private and early-stage, technology-driven media companies.

Tapp has a long track record of building and operating profitable subscriber and advertiser supported business. He was part of the launch team at Canada’s first sports pay tv network TSN, Canada’s first PPV network Viewer’s Choice and was founding President and COO of XM Satellite Radio Canada (now SiriusXM).

He has a deep content distribution background, serving as EVP, VPGM of International Format Licencing for Citytv, MuchMusic, and later as SVP Business Development at leading global music, media, and technology company Stingray, operating in over 150 countries. Tapp comes to NFTXEC from WeWork, where since 2109, he acted as the first Head of WeWork Canada.

Michael Pine

Strategic Advisor

Pine is an innovative Senior Executive with 20+ years’ experience, holding Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) / Head of Global Sales & Partnerships positions for four separate multi-billion-dollar properties including UFC, WWE, FanDuel, and Ironman Triathlon as well as Media properties including CNN and ESPN. Pine is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. As a Captain in the US Air Force, Captain Pine was one of a few selected to test secret weaponry.

Shawn Sanford

VP of Technology

With 25+ years of experience leading various organizations within Microsoft including product planning, public relations, product marketing and business development Shawn was a leader and an innovator when it came to Microsoft brands and products. Over the years Shawn was a founding member of the Internet Customer Unit, Consumer Windows Division and pioneered and created the Lifestyle Marketing Discipline for the company. As the head of Lifestyle Marketing at Microsoft Shawn and his team broke new ground and reimagined creative ways to infuse the company and its products into popular culture. As the head of Lifestyle Marketing Shawn formalized and created a best-in-class product placement program and built authentic ambassadors for Microsoft across the entertainment industry.


Over the years Shawn helped launch Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Media Center, XBOX, KINECT, HALO, GEARS OF WAR, Internet Explorer 3,4,5 and designed and executed the launch day for the first 26 Microsoft Stores.



Len Schimdt


Len Schmidt brings over two decades of experience working with high-growth companies in the public markets, consistently delivering outstanding financial strategies and insights to drive success.

Jesse Dylan

Executive Chairman, Board of Directors

Jesse Dylan is a multiple award-winning broadcaster, the on-air personality of the year, and bestselling author. Jesse is an alpha leader in media and entertainment having built and sold a number of companies inclusive of public markets. Mr. Dylan became fascinated with the future of content, distribution and emerging currencies driving new economics. Jesse has spent the past few years hand-selecting a team to disrupt these arenas. Mr. Dylan is a world-class connector. Jesse Dylan (Executive Chairman and Founder of NFTX)

Betsy Cox

Senior Advisor

Betsy Cox started her career working for a Bahrain based Private Equity Firm, Investcorp overseeing client relations and events.  Her experiences in the Gulf and beyond introduced her to a worldwide network of HNWI and influencers.  In 2006, she founded Blackbook Concierge.   Blackbook expanded beyond the Concierge world and to date Betsy is sought after to consult, network, and liaise between industries.  She is known in the industry for being the ultimate connector and fixer.  

Jervis Cole

Senior Advisor

Jervis Cole is a top manager for professional athletes, and sports business consultant. Specializing in negotiations, national sponsorships, and endorsement agreements. Responsible for national and international marketing campaigns for his clients in both sports and business.

Craig Conley

Senior Advisor

Craig Conley is Founder Niner Sports Marketing Talent roster includes many top professional athletes (current and retired) from the NHL, NFL, NBA, NASCAR and UFC. Some of our clients include current NHL stars Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, Bobby Ryan, and Devon Setoguchi, future Hall-of-famers such as Jeremy Roenick and Mike Modano, and NHL legends including Hall-of-famers Rod Gilbert, Bill Barber, and Eddie Giacomin. NASCAR clients include current stars Kevin Harvick and Hall-of-Famer Rusty Wallace. The company represents notables in a variety of other sports, including 2-time Super Bowl Champion Jim McMahon and NBA Hall-of-famer Charles Barkley.

Will Ragland

Senior Creative Advisor

One of the most talented and sought-after creative talents on the planet. Currently Creative Director at Apple

andy barroway

Senior Advisor

Andrew Barroway is a distinguished hedge fund manager with a proven track record of success in the investment realm. His strategic investment decisions and visionary leadership have yielded substantial returns, cementing his reputation as a formidable figure in the financial sector. Beyond finance, Mr. Barroway has made significant strides in the sports industry, most notably through his former ownership of an NHL hockey team. His tenure in the NHL was marked by innovative management practices and a commitment to team development, achievements that have left a lasting impact on the league.

Tommy Yuan

Senior Advisor

Tommy Yuan is President and Founder of Canada Asia Business Network (CABNB) CABN aims to bridge the gap between Asian investors and leading Canadian companies by providing services in developing and managing various types of business relationships. CABN has been leading this innovative approach between Asia and North America for 15 years.