Cannabis Cultivation Software Team

Brett Strauss

President / Co-Founder

Brett is a serial entrepreneur with a 20-year background in creating, designing, and selling software, primarily in the B2B space, working with companies like Oracle, Dell, Johnson & Johnson, Honeywell, and Intel. When he is not working or spending time with family, you can find him bow hunting whitetail deer in the fall, or attending Competitive Bearding Competitions to raise money for charity. Brett got his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and currently resides with his two teenage boys.

Himansu Karunadasa

CTO / Co-Founder

Himansu is a Software Entrepreneur and Technologist. As CTO of MediaDefined, he led the team that developed the award-winning NetExam LMS. He was co-founder of ensemba, the Social Recommendation System based on a patent-pending algorithm. Himansu holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Texas Tech and a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Connecticut State. He lives in Dallas with his wife, daughter and son.

Philip Petrini

Director of Strategic Accounts

Phil is a cannabis industry operations SME. He has built, grown, designed, directed sales, and managed cannabis cultivation enterprises in multiple states. Before joining the FolioGrow team, Phil was the Director of Operations for Ascend Wellness’ Illinois cultivation facility where he managed over 140 employees. Phil’s background is in Pharmaceuticals with a focus on compounding of custom medications. He is a Marine Corps veteran and is married with 4 children.