Meet The Team

  • Austen Lambrecht

    CEO & Chairman of the board

    Austen’s current position is CEO and Chairman of CBDW whose responsibilities include corporate operations, compliance, and accounting. Austen began his career in 2019 at SinglePoint Inc working with the company in research and development with a focus on the solar and hemp subsidiaries. For the last three years, Austen has guided CBDW through an S-1, maintained current status with OTC Markets, and recently led the company’s move to AI technology.  This includes the creation of AI Chatbots for the CBD and Investor Relations industry. After Greg Lambrecht’s resignation, Austen took over as CEO and Chairman of the board. Austen attended the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a focus on Sports Business. 

  • Brent Duskin

    Marketing & Content Development

    Brent’s expertise includes direct marketing strategic planning, offer development, platform testing, and rollout. Brent has worked on, developed, and created well over 10,000 new customer lead generation and acquisitions programs for companies such as Time Warner Cable, AT&T, Fisher Investments, Marriott Vacation Club, AAG Reverse Mortgages, American Express Long Term Care, Cable One, American Standard, AAA Automotive, WellsFargo, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Bosley Hair Restoration, ABC’s SharkTank Kevin O’Leary, Robert Herjavec, Barbara Corcoran, HGTV’s – “The Property Brothers”. A&E’s – “FlippingVegas” & “Million Dollar Listings LA”

  • Gowri Shankar

    Board Member

    Mr. Shankar, 57 years of age, is an entrepreneur and experienced executive who has grown companies and teams. He is a strong business development professional, skilled in SAAS, Mobile Advertising, Mobile Content, E-commerce, and Venture Capital. Mr. Shankar has and does serve boards of both public and private companies.

  • Venu Aravamudan

    Board Member

    Venu Aravamudan has 30+ years of experience as a software engineering and products leader delivering leading edge offerings for enterprise customers. He was most recently SVP of Engineering for Oracle’s cloud platform and identity, leading a team of 1800+ engineers. Prior roles have included SVP & GM at F5 Networks where he developed the first generation of F5’s cloud services offerings, General Manager at Amazon/AWS RDS leading cloud database offerings and similar senior roles at Limelight Networks, VMware and Microsoft. Venu has a masters Degree in Applied Math from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and an undergraduate in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).