Jason Edwards | Chief Executive Officer

Jason has nearly 20 years of experience in the natural product industry and has held virtually every sales position possible. He worked with some of the biggest names in the natural and organic market, such as New Chapter Organics, Barlean's Organic Oils, Penta water, Gaia Herbs, and Organix South to name a few.


Jason spent 10 years in the US Army, the experience and training in leadership during that time has served him well as he progressed through the ranks in the Natural Product Industry. During his military service he became familiar with warehousing and supply procedures, both in garrison and in the field during combat. This has given him a keen insight into the operational side of the industry as well as a unique view of what is possible no matter how difficult the challenge. He was honorably discharged from the Army for a service related disability which led him to the natural product industry in the mid-nineties.

Jason is a shareholder and employee of the company and has committed to building the infrastructure in both the sales and operational systems needed to support and maintain rapid growth. He is an expert in natural product sales and marketing.

Tena Edwards | Chief Operations Officer

Tena oversees the day to day operations at HQ and is involved in nearly every aspect of the business. She has 12 years of experience in group travel management when she coordinated the funds and planning of the local school district's choir group travel.  She has worked in education, marketing, and records management.

Tena is an organizational wizard and she works hard to make sure everything is accounted for and properly cataloged.  From raw materials to finished goods and marketing material, she knows where it is and how much we have.  Tena is also heavily involved in sales and attends many tradeshows each year to help introduce Nuaxon to brands around the country.


She has four grown children and some wonderful grandchildren all who live close by and visit often.  Tena enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her grandsons.

Girish Soman | Board Chairman

Girish graduated with a Master of Technology in 1983 and quickly gravitated to the field of agriculture. Mr. Soman has over 32 years of experience in botanical extraction and agriculture, and is a Founder, the board chairman and CEO of the Nisarga Biotech Group (a group of companies all working in the field of natural products) as well as sitting as the board chairman for NuAxon Bioscience. He has created not less than 6 successful companies in the botanical industry and continues to lead those companies in profitable enterprises. 

Girish was introduced to the field of CO2 extraction about 16 years ago and he immediately saw the market potential and after speaking with a manufacturer who was building the machines, he decided that he could design and build the equipment better and more cost efficiently. For the last 15 years Girish has continuously improved the design and cost of his extraction equipment to speed up the process as well as improve the process at higher volumes. The end result has been super premium quality herbal extracts that are purchased by the largest and most successful companies in the US natural market.


The Nisarga Biotech Group has the largest CO2 extraction facility in the entire agricultural industry of India. He is the co-inventor and co-patent holder of the NuroLight herbal blend which has two US patents and several international patents on both the process and the benefit of the blend. His technical expertise and business acumen have made him the head of several multimillion dollar enterprises in India. He is an expert in plant extraction and equipment design.

Dr. Shrikrishna Phadke | Medical Advisor

Dr. Phadke is a 3rd generation Ayurvedic practitioner who owned and operated an Ayurvedic remedy production facility for decades. His formulations were used not only in his medical practice but in the most respected practices in the country.

He is the co-inventor of Nurolight and co-patent holder for all patents on the product worldwide, as well as the medical Advisor for the Nisarga Biotech Group and NuAxon Bioscience Inc.

Dr. Phadke is highly respected for his contribution to Ayurveda by teaching the principals to modern doctors in the west for last 20 years. He was awarded a lifetime achievement award in the form of the Ayurveda Fellowship with the University of New Delhi in 2014

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