Eric Suen

Mr. Suen was one of the first employees at Archaea International Corporation (DBA Aqua Forest Aquarium) where he focused on sales, customer relations and product user interface development.  Eric holds a B.S. from the University of California, San Diego.

Kimmo Savolainen

Aqua Design Innovations – Investing Advisor Mr. Salvolainen is a Managing Partner with JBK Capital. Kimmo is a former Nokia executive with 15 years of experience with different aspects of SW project management. Since early 2015 working with local San Diego startups, creating business plans, working within sales and business development, preparing fundraising materials, project plans and multinational subsidiaries. Also …

Stacy Cromidas

Cromidas is an attorney and private investor investing in startups and public companies. Earlier, part of the team that financed, built and operated start-up cable television franchise systems in the Northeast. Much earlier, joined other attorneys to advance, through advocacy and litigation, the legal rights of tenants, consumers, employees and government benefit recipients.

Parand Darugar

Mr. Darugar is the founder and CEO of Xpenser, a mobile expense management solution: manage time, expenses, and receipts via email, SMS, voice, Twitter, iPhone, IM Yahoo, MSN, AIM, Google Talk, or the web. Xpenser was acquired by Coupa Software in 2013. Prior to Xpenser, Parnad served as Director of Infrastructure for Yahoo. He also co-founded and was Chief Architect …

Will Ford

Aqua Design Innovations – Investing Advisor Mr. Ford is President and Co-founder of Launchboom.com, a product launch system and full service marketing agency that manages the entire crowdfunding process. Will has started and exited 3 companies. His most recent company Petbox has grown from $30,000 in sales to $1.5 million in 2014 and was on track to hit $5 million …

Kevin Liang

Aqua Design Innovations – Founder Mr. Liang started in the aquarium industry at the age of 14 and ran his own aquarium store out of his sister’s garage in San Francisco grossing over $100,000 before turning age 18. He has also managed several aquarium retail stores, managed the 100,000 gallon public aquarium exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences, performed …

Robert M. Sigler

Mr. Sigler, the founder and CEO of the Global Trust Group (GTG) holding company including Global Key Advisors (Registered Investment Advisor), Global Trust Ventures and the Global Trust Group Alternative Investment Board, has over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, investment banking, mergers, acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, entrepreneurship, and venture strategy and management.  He owns and has co-founded …