Jonathan King, Founder / CEO – Partner of ICA
Jonathan founded and sold AK Media developing and deploying the first of its kind virtual tours of homes for Real estate Agents. He as well founded and sold One Simple Interface (OSI) Company where he also deployed one of the first Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Systems and had a contract with Lab Corp.
After he sold OSI, he invested in and developed the systems architecture for several automated market strategies which helped to push forward the technological capability of trading. He created a user-friendly trading system for beginners that included education, training, strategies, and platforms and then went on to found Greenbox Traders, Inc. & Guard Mark where he managed a successful room of 150 traders. He was commissioned and licensed by the CRE CNBV to create a platform for trading and match making between buyer and seller and storage and buyer. Through that process he became the CEO of INTERMEX, a Mexico-based company that created a global commodities trading platform which was also extraordinarily successful.
From there Mr. King founded Octaneum Inc. Octaneum is the developer of a proprietary system of asset tracking devices which help various industries such as oil and gas, mining, farming and consumer goods, mitigate losses and keep account of various assets as they move through. Our system is currently being used in both the United States and South America.
He is also one of the founders and is currently the owner of a Nano technology company called Nano Building Technologies (NBT) and Nano Tech PPE (NTP), NBT makes composite structural insulated panels (C-SIP) for the building sector, replacing old world building practices with Nanotechnology. Resulting in building any structure stronger, faster and at a fraction of the cost.
ICA was founded out of our team seeing the need for PPE Globally due to the urgent COVID-19 crisis. ICA is a government registered SAM Certified organization providing immediate sourcing to support the fulfillment of sanitizer, personal protective equipment, medical devices, and testing for government, military, nonprofit, private and corporate sector Buyers. Jonathan’s development team is also in the final states for deploying and App for rapid testing under the direction of the CDC, COVID Task force and White House.
Karie Elsasser, CFO - Co-Founder
Karie has been originating mortgages, commercial capital loans as well as doing company set up and business restructure consulting since 1999. She was previously the Vice President of a Business Consulting/Restructuring, Energy, International Commodity and Capital Finance Company, the CFO and Partner of Native Fuel, Inc. and is currently on the board of a Waste Optimization Company, TransAct Energy Corp. She also does intake for a Tier One Global Banking Group who provided Structured Humanitarian Project Funding.
Ms. Elsasser has helped many clients get their businesses started and restructured from writing business plans through funding a variety of loan types including assisting some of her clients with obtaining grants and tax incentives from government sources. Through her consulting business she began work in the International Commodity Business in 2011.
She brings those years of experience in Deal Negotiations, Contract Writing, Logistical Strategies, and Joint Venture structuring with several Native American Sovereign Nations, First Nations in Canada, USA Gold Mine Owners along with many of the Top Refineries, Construction/Development Companies and Alternative Energy Producers Internationally.
Her current focus is on Sustainable/ Responsible Economic Development for communities in need around the World. She is working with Chris, Heather and Jonathan on this initiative.