Mr. Fields is the Chairman and CEO of DionyMed. Prior to joining the cannabis industry, Mr. Fields spent more than 20 years developing andmarketing educational technology and enterprise software solutions. He was Director ofInteractive Publishing at The Learning Company, an educational software company. He servedas President and Chief Executive Officer of ProductFactory, Inc., a software firm, and as SeniorVice President of Marketing at Agile Software Corporation, a provider of product lifecyclemanagement.
After Agile Software, Mr. Fields founded HotChalk, Inc. in 2004 with a vision of improvingeducation outcomes, providing access to education for everyone everywhere, and building thelargest online education community in the world. Mr. Fields grew the business to 463 employeeswhile navigating the complexities of the highly regulated Title IV higher education industry. Heleft HotChalk at the end of 2016 to pursue opportunities in cannabis.
During his tenure at HotChalk, in addition to serving as HotChalk’s Board Chair, Mr. Fieldsserved as a Board Member at the Center for Education Reform (CER) from September 2012through June 2016. CER is the pioneer and leading advocate for structural and sustainablechanges that can dramatically improve educational opportunities in the U.S.
Mr. Fields continues his passion in education by currently serving as a Board Member ofCamfed. Camfed is an international non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1993.Its mission is to eradicate poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowermentof young women.
Mr. Fields has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications from the University ofDenver.