JEFF ROBINSON - Chairman and CEO

With more than three decades of experience as an investor and observer of the stock markets, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge to the financial arena. He pursued his education at the Toronto French School and York University, focusing on Economics. With expertise extending beyond investing, Jeff has lectured and mentored at prestigious institutions such as Venture Lab at Stanford University, IESE Business School, ESADE Business & Law School, and Barcelona College of Chiropractic’s (UPF). His involvement spans successful ventures across diverse sectors including Biotechnology, High-Technology, and Artificial Intelligence, reflecting his versatile and accomplished career.

JADE SIRISOMPAN - Managing Director - Asia

Jade is a former professional muay thai fighter who has spent her life around the martial art. Her father, Grand Master Woody, is a legend of Muay Thai and played a pivotal role in introducing the sport to the West. Jade’s family is deeply involved in Muay Thai, overseeing various aspects of the sport. They run a network of Muay Thai operations, including sanctioning fights and organizing fight promotions under the World Muay Thai Organization. Muay Thai and Muay Boran teacher and student certification programs through the Kru Muay Thai Association, and own a Muay Thai camp in Thailand named Luktupfah Muay Thai School.Jade holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology from Assumption University in Thailand.

CHRIS CANNON - General Manager

Chris, another former professional athlete whose illustrious career spans 30 countries across five continents. He has showcased his exceptional talent in some of the world’s most prestigious professional golf tours. With an extensive background in global sports entertainment, Chris brings a rich reservoir of knowledge and experience in athlete management, media relations, and promotion. His expertise not only highlights his sports prowess but also underscores his acumen in the multifaceted world of international sports business.

GRAND MASTER WOODY - Advisory Board Member

Grand Master Woody, trained by revered Thai masters, played a pivotal role in introducing Muay Thai to Europe and the Arab Nations. His leadership in founding the World Muay Boran Federation and the World Muay Thai Organization reflects his dedication to preserving and advancing Muay Thai. Since the 1970s, he has traveled globally, popularizing Muay Thai and inspiring many to train. In 1995, he co-founded the International Amateur Muay Thai Federation, organizing the first amateur Muay Thai World Championships. He continues to host these competitions annually, cementing his legacy in the martial arts community.

SAGAT PETCHYINDEE - Advisory Board Member

Born in 1958, Sagat is celebrated as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters, with a career spanning multiple disciplines, including Kickboxing and Boxing. He has won 16 championship titles, including being a three-time Lumpinee and Rajadamnern Champion, and a Muay Thai and WKA Kickboxing World Champion. Sagat's boxing achievements include titles such as the WBC Asian Boxing Council World Champion. With 266 wins out of 317 Thai boxing fights, 151 by KO/TKO, his record speaks to his skill and dedication. Sagat's influence extended to popular culture as the inspiration for the Street Fighter character 'Sagat.' Recently, he joined the M2MMA Advisory Board, aligning with our mission to elevate martial arts. His legacy, marked by his exceptional skill and mentorship, continues to inspire fighters and fans globally.

CHRIS McCORMACK - Advisory Board Member

Chris McCormack is a celebrated triathlete with over 200 international race victories and a 76% podium finish rate since 1993. He has dominated as the #1 ITU Triathlete globally for 243 weeks, secured 16 Ironman victories, and won the Ironman World Championships twice. A former competitive surfer and runner, McCormack transitioned to triathlons, quickly rising to prominence with a fourth-place finish at the 1993 Junior World Championships. Beyond his athletic achievements, he founded MANA Sports and Entertainment and Super League Triathlon, and developed the Thanyapura Sports Resort in Phuket. His entrepreneurial ventures also include serving as a chief consultant for the Royal Family of Bahrain, contributing to the creation of Bahrain Victorious teams. As a best-selling author and Executive Chairman at MANA, McCormack's leadership extends to his role on the M2MMA Advisory Board, where he aims to bring his extensive experience to the world of professional mixed martial arts.

JOHN STEFFENSEN - Advisory Board Member

John William Steffensen is a former Australian track and field athlete specializing in the 200 and 400 meters, with personal bests of 20.79 and 44.73 seconds, respectively. He won a silver medal in the 4x400 meter relay at the 2004 Olympics and a gold medal in the 400 meters at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Steffensen also has a background in amateur boxing with over 30 fights. After retiring from athletics, he transitioned to television, becoming a sports analyst and co-host. He also served on the Board of Athletics Australia, developing the Nitro Athletics series. In 2017, he ventured into motor racing, competing in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge and the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia. Steffensen is a commercial consultant for various sports organizations and recently joined the M2MMA Advisory Board, where he aims to leverage his experience to enhance MMA.

ADRIAN J. MAIZEY - Advisory Board Member

Adrian Maizey has extensive leadership and expertise in financial and data analytics roles across prominent firms like ESL Investments, Leonard Green & Partners, and RedBird Capital Partners. Adrian currently serves as CEO of Rand Capital Coffee, the exclusive licensee for Starbucks in Southern Africa, overseeing 70 cafes. His career highlights include managing multibillion-dollar funds and leading operational and compliance functions at top-tier financial institutions. Adrian, a Harvard Business School MBA graduate, brings a wealth of experience in investment management and data analytics, complemented by his remarkable athletic achievements, including 22 Ironman triathlons and multiple ultra-marathons. His addition to the M2MMA Board underscores the organization's commitment to innovation and athlete welfare in mixed martial arts.