The Team

Harold Jonas Sober Network

DR. HAROLD JONAS

FOUNDER AND CEO

Since 1999, Harold Jonas, PhD, LMHC, CAP has been at the center of Sober Network® Inc., and each of its related digital properties, as Founder and CEO. His unparalleled experience with both web and award-winning app development for the addiction & recovery industry has allowed him to build a nationally recognized brand. Joined by his seasoned team of dedicated professionals who are committed to effect positive change, Sober Network Inc. continues to be at the forefront of innovative technology for the addiction & recovery industry.

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DREW PALMER

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Drew Palmer is the Chief Technology Officer at Sober.com® , where he acts as a business consultant and technology project manager. Mr. Palmer has 28 years of experience building technology companies, including the redevelopment and eventual sale of SoberRecovery.com in 2011. His responsibilities currently include working with the developers to ensure all products are functioning, ensuring that business is running smoothly and creating new features and app variations. He is happy and proud to have helped implement Dr. Jonas’s vision for the FlexDek® MAT Edition app that won SAMHSA's Opioid Recovery App Challenge in 2016. Mr. Palmer's greatest strengths are his attention to detail, willingness to help in any way and patience. He is a graduate of Culver Military Academy and Princeton University.

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Ria Romano

Director of Public Relations

Ria Romano is Director of PR where she acts as a branding consultant and public relations campaign manager. Ria has 20+ years of experience in PR, Marketing and Branding with 18 years of experience specifically in the addiction & recovery space as well as emerging technology sectors. She is the past Managing Editor of Counselor, The Magazine for Addiction Professionalsas well as Medical, Marketing & Media Magazine. She has advised and managed the PR launch for dozens of tech startups since 2003 as the Founding Principal of RPR Public Relations, Inc. She is a graduate of Boston University and the University of Miami. She can be contacted at rromano@romanopr.com or on Twitter @RiaRomano

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Michael Ewing

Director of Brand Engagement

Michael has more than 30 years of experience in branding, working with some of the biggest marketing agencies and brands in the country. He is known for his award-winning creative process and insightful strategic thinking. His expertise lies in understanding lifestyle behaviors as it related to audience engagement for a brand. Today, in a world driven by technology, Michael creates engagement opportunities which are critical to the success of Sober Network and SOBERCOIN. You can contact Michael at michael@ewingworks.com.

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Dimitrius Khaladj

Director of Development

Dimitrius Khaladj is on the Sobercoin team as the developer. He holds a B.S. in Applied Physics from Binghamton University and an M.S. in Nano-Engineering from the University of Albany. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Physics at the University of California. He has developed advanced computational skills for data analysis to assist with the Sobercoin project.