Chairman & CEO
Sanjay Sabnani is a serial entrepreneur and business strategist with a long-standing passion for the Internet and Technology industry and online network community building. Sabnani has been an active proponent of message boards since 2002, when he acquired General Mayhem (www.genmay.com), his first message board community.
Sabnani has occupied senior executive positions in several publicly held companies: as EVP Strategic Development at Hythiam, Inc. (HYTM), as Director of Business Development and Strategy at OSI Systems, Inc. (OSIS), and as President and Director at Venture Catalyst, Inc. (VCAT).
Sabnani achieved recognition as an expert at each company and its respective industry space, assisting in raising over $200 million in public equity financing for these companies. In addition, Sabnani has served as Chairman of the Board for two distinguished non-profits, Artwallah (arts festival) and TiE SoCAl (venture capital networking) and is also the founder of a California based charity EndDependence, which grants scholarships for addiction treatment.
Sanjay Sabnani is married with three daughters, all currently residing in Porter Ranch, California. Sabnani received his BA in English Literature from UCLA.
Read More on Sanjay Sabnani:
- Interview on Jonathan Volk’s Blog
- Interview on Mixergy.com
- Interview on Corporate Profile with Marisa Collins
- Interview on Young Entrepreneur
- Interview on Trendslate
- Interview on StocksNSectors
- Interview with Corporate Profile with Larysa Poznyak
- Interview with GoogleReferral
- Interview on BeyondSindh
- Profile on Forbes
- Profile on Crunchbase
- Profile on Quora
Richard Corredera, EA
Chief Operating Officer
Richard has nearly 18 years of experience in software engineering, systems design, business development. He serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Plaor, where he manages the business operations including business development, compliance, and accounting, in addition to overseeing its strategic technology development. Prior to Plaor, Richard co-founded DoubleTap Games and was a technical director at THQ’s Helixe development studio and Sony Online Entertainment from 2002 to 2012. Mr. Corredera is an Enrolled Agent and admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Weiss, a CPA with a BBA in Accounting from Emory University, has approximately 20 years of related finance and accounting experience, and most recently headed up finance and business operations for a Bay Area Internet startup, Xtranormal. Prior to that, Mr. Weiss was Chief Financial Officer of Sandbox Industries, based in Chicago, where he helped provide strategic financial management for a hybrid venture capital firm engaged in healthcare fund management, new business incubation, and new business accelerators. Mr. Weiss was also a regional CFO for a Goldman Sachs Partners Company, USI Holdings, and began his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen LLP.