Ben Toeg (B.Com, MBA) is the conceptual initiator and inventive force behind freshnails™. Ben brings over 15 years of strategic, entrepreneurial and management consulting experience to the freshnails™ team. Ben's work primarily focuses on performance dynamics and helping organizations maximize value and profitability. However, after continued effort and market focus, Ben realized that he stumbled upon a novel and unique idea that could make an impact in the hand hygiene market. After graduating from the Telfer School of Management and looking at many patents, Ben combined simplicity with "common sense", which resulted in freshnails™: the undernail sanitizer™. Ben is the President of freshnails™ and brings a sense of both determination and perseverance to the freshnails™ team.
Sayed Dadshani is an entrepreneur at heart. With a strong business background, Sayed has solid leadership experience in a variety of industries, including retail, hospitality, and entertainment. He is also a world-traveler, having lived in four countries spanning three continents. With a knack for communication, he is fluent in five languages and has strong interpersonal skills. Early in the development of freshnails™, Sayed realized that this product would be an excellent compliment to an individual's daily personal hygiene routine. Sayed is the Chief Executive Officer of freshnails™ and the creative and relationship-building spirit behind it. His motivation and drive to succeed are what has made him able to translate innovative ideas into products and promotions.
Dr. Chandra Panchal obtained a B.Sc. (1972) and a M.Sc., in Molecular Biology (1974) from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario (1979). Dr. Panchal is presently President & CEO at Axcelon Biopolymers Corporation, of London, Ontario, and Managing Director of Panford Investment Corp of Montreal. Dr. Panchal has authored over 50 scientific papers and has edited a book entitled “Yeast Strain Selection”, published in 1990. Dr. Panchal has been on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Microbiology and is a co-inventor in respect of several patents in oncology, diagnostics and industrial microbiology. Dr. Panchal is an Adjunct Professor in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Western Ontario. He currently sits on the Boards of: Avivagen (TSX.V: VIV); Canadian Oil Recovery and Remediation Inc.,(CORRE; TSX.V:CVR); Rodocanachi Capital Pool Company (TSX.V.ROD.P); and MaRS Innovation, Toronto. Dr. Panchal is the Chief Medical Consultant of freshnails™.
Jason is an Ottawa area scientific researcher and social marketing strategist. Known as “the Germ Guy™", Jason is a University of Guelph graduate and a media personality who has been featured on national and North American Television newscasts/programs as an expert in microbiology. Jason is a principal contributor and subject matter expert to the Huffington Post and works with firms that specialize in the hand hygiene industry. Jason is the Chief Health Consultant of freshnails™.