Atlanta Businessman Mit Shah Joins Liberty Defense Board of Advisors
Vancouver, BC and Atlanta, GA – May 28, 2019 – Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. (“Liberty”) (TSXV: SCAN; FRANKFURT: LD2) is pleased to announce that Mit Shah, founder and CEO of Noble Investment Group (“Noble”), a real estate investment firm specializing in the lodging industry, has joined the Liberty’s advisory board.
Mr. Shah provides overall strategic guidance for Noble and heading its investment committee and presently serves as non-executive chairman of the board for CorePoint Lodging. He is also a member of the Industry Real Estate and Finance Advisory Council of the American Hotel and Lodging Association and serves on owner advisory boards with Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He is also part-owner of NBA’s Atlanta Hawks.
Shah has been profiled in multiple publications, including Newsweek Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, and Lodging Hospitality Magazine. He has also been named as one of the most influential South Asians in the United States and one of Atlanta’s most prominent leaders.
“The ability to draw upon Mit’s extensive expertise within the lodging and hospitality space is hugely beneficial for Liberty as we ensure that our go-to-market strategy is well defined and meets the needs of the industry. Further, Mr. Shah’s connections through the lodging and sports industry will further help with the deployment of HEXWAVE,” stated Bill Riker, CEO of Liberty Defense. “Having Mit’s support of Liberty and HEXWAVE is further validation that we are on the right path in addressing the needs of the urban security market.”
Mit Shah said, “I greatly value Liberty Defense’s mission to preserve peace of mind and ensure safety, and I look forward to advising the company in ways that will help make this a reality.”
Liberty’s advisory team includes several notable members, including Francesco Aquilini, NHL Governor; Victor Montagliani, VP of FIFA; Craig Peters, one of the top Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) brokers in the Western US; and Al Grasso, former president and CEO of The MITRE Corporation. View the entire executive and advisory team at: LibertyDefense.com/Company.
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About Liberty Defense
Liberty provides security solutions for concealed weapon detection in high volume foot traffic areas and has secured an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as well as a technology transfer agreement, for patents related to active 3D imaging technology that are packaged into the HEXWAVE product. The system is designed to provide discrete, modular and scalable protection to provide layered, stand-off detection capability. This is intended to provide a means to proactively counter evolving urban threats. The sensors with active 3D imaging and AI-enhanced automatic detection are designed to detect metallic and non-metallic firearms, knives, explosives and other threats. Liberty is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: LibertyDefense.com
About Noble Investment Group
Since 1993, Noble has specialized in making value-add, opportunistic and income investments in upscale hotels affiliated with Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Intercontinental. Through its private equity real estate funds, Noble has invested more than $3 billion in communities throughout the United States, creating thousands of jobs. As a fiduciary to state pensions, university endowments and foundations, Noble’s endeavors help to preserve and grow our limited partners’ capital which provides retirement benefits for millions of our country’s teachers, policemen and firefighters as well as financial resources for students to attend college.
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