Derek Lurth is the chief executive officer and co-founder of HealthLoq, a company that helps the natural products industry convert investments into quality and compliance into compelling marketing assets through the use of blockchain technology. Prior to HealthLoq, Derek’s focus was in the nutraceutical industry, where he was the chief financial officer of a dietary supplement brand, the CFO of a virtual dispensary provider and distributor of natural products, and co-founded a botanicals extraction company. Derek has also held senior finance leadership positions at high-growth publicly-traded pharmaceutical and homebuilding companies.
He began his career at Deloitte as an auditor and is still a certified public accountant in the state of Arizona. Derek graduated from Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in accounting and a minor in information systems management. He is married with five children and enjoys volunteering in his community, scuba diving, hiking, camping, and performing in an improv comedy group, among many other interests.