Management Team

Anthony C. Dann

ConeTech’s President, CEO and Board Chairman
Before entering the California wine industry in 1984, Tony Dann held a series of senior marketing and CEO positions with the international divisions of several major multinationals (including British-American Tobacco and Chesebrough Ponds, Inc) in the consumer packaged goods field, with particular emphasis on Latin America.

Debbie Novograd

VP Business Development/Deputy CEO
Debbie gained over 20 years marketing and business development experience in the retail food and beverage industry, with two major corporations. With Starbucks Coffee Company she rose through several positions including Regional Food & Beverage Manager and National Category Manager to become Category Director / International Marketing. With ARAMARK she had a similar progression through several marketing roles to become Vice President of National Business Development. Debbie joined ConeTech in 2015.

Jerome C. Nathan

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Jerome is a graduate of the University of Paris II, School of Law and brings more than 30 years of finance experience to ConeTech. His career includes executive positions at successful high growth companies such as Tekelec and Centellax. He also worked in various capacities for international companies such as Tekelec-Airtronic (France), Sinar Mas Group (Indonesia), Dusit Thani (Thailand) and Kempinski (Germany). Jerome joined the company in 2015.

Larry Wu

Vice President Innovation and R&D/General Manager & Co-Founder SpiriTech Global
Lawrence Wu, JR. graduated with a Food Science Degree from the University of Washington and received an MBA from Bellamine University. Larry has over 30 years experience in the food and beverage industry working in the areas of product ideation, development and commercialization. Larry has held multiple leadership positions within Research & Development at Starbucks, Brown-Forman, Cambell Soup, Kraft Foods and Bossa Nova Beverages and Iconoculture. Larry currently acts as a consultant in the area of Business Development for ConeTech Inc.

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