Salvatore (‘JR’) has over 30 years experience building and growing startup companies with more than US$50MM in successful exits. He has served as a director on a diverse range of boards, including a former board position for the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He founded Acolyte Industries Inc. in 1996 and grew the company into an award-winning global manufacturer of LED lighting solutions. An avid angel investor, seed investor and advisor for tech, finance and e-commerce startups in China and the United States, JR co-founded Nynja with Alec Gramont and Marshall Taplits in 2016.
Todd is an entrepreneur and investor based in Australia. He founded ZORG Industries in 1998, which became a global leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced slow-maneuvering safety solutions, supplying some of the largest distributors and car manufacturers in both the aftermarket and ODM/OEM markets. Prior to ZORG, Todd founded RBuzz, a management services provider for media management and monitoring services for display screen networks.