OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM.
Founder and Executive Producer, Shawn Copeland is a lifelong entrepreneur with a passion for seeing great ideas become great brands.
Since starting his first printing business in 1989, Copeland has been integral in launching and building more than thirty companies and brands including publishing or representing more than a dozen national and international magazine titles.
After selling his last publishing property in 2007, Copeland created a boutique venture group and began providing capital, strategic development and management consulting for projects ranging from real estate to consumer products to media and entertainment ventures.
Today, in addition to serving as Chairman of NXT Global, Copeland is CEO of Los Angeles based Playa Oasis Ventures as well as being a principal or partner in numerous other holding companies and joint ventures with a diverse and growing portfolio of business interests.
Copeland is an amateur chef and photography buff. He and his wife split their time between the beaches of California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Co-Founder and Executive Producer Cameron Tendler joined NXT's parent company in early 2019, when the concept of the global summit was first being developed and less than a year later he had been promoted to Executive Vice President with the daunting task of overseeing all of the logistical operations for the launch of the project's inaugural event.
It was an impressive, if not frightening, challenge for Tendler to tackle but actually quite in line with his history of entrepreneurial achievement. At only 21, Tendler created his own personal training business and gym in the crowded and competitive sports and fitness market of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and after that successful run, Tendler moved to Las Vegas and started his own photography company in 2014.
Before being recruited to join NXT, Tendler had already become an avid investor through his company, Tendler Ventures, taking early stakes in startups like RhinoHide, One Roq Spirits and TruBrain to name a few.
In all things, Tendler is dedicated to bettering himself, his life and the lives of those around him. He, his wife and new daughter make their home in Las Vegas' Centennial Hills neighborhood and travel freqently to see friends and family in California.