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Five Startups

I have successfully launched and led various impactful startups, including an innovative collage app, a comprehensive online learning platform, a Bootstrap theme generator, a dynamic design agency, and a trendsetting clothing company.

  • The Ultimate Collage Maker App

    2013 – 2023 / Moodzer.com

    Created online web application used by thousands of creatives to quickly build mood boards—after discovering need for designers to create project mood boards more-efficiently. Designed, developed application. Created business model. Launched corporate strategy. Hired developers, designers to expand functionality.

  • Online Learning Platform

    2017 – 2020 / CodeTime.io

    Created website to enhance overall design community, complement lectures at ArtCenter and CSUN. Built online instructional video channel with 90+ video series, 700+ free lessons providing resources for any designer—100%-free, available to anyone.

  • Bootstrap CSS Theme Generator

    2017 – 2018

    Created theme generator for popular Bootstrap 4 framework—empowering users to easily-customize Bootstrap CSS via fun, intuitive, instant generator—saving designers & developers excessive time, eliminating the need to code.

  • Interactive Design Agency

    2010 – 2011

    Founded this agency designing & developing in-house product design, focusing on clients seeking interactive projects. Consulted with clients, drafted proposals; led presentations, web development, design.

  • Lifestyle Clothing Company

    2005 – 2010

    Leveraged passion for illustrations and printing to found alternative lifestyle fashion company. Created 300+ designs, cultivated relationships with wholesalers, buyers / retailers. Manufactured samples, partnered on large production runs—created $10K+ monthly recurring revenue within first 90 days.

Forging Forward

Building these ventures from the ground up has taught me invaluable lessons in resilience, creativity, and adaptability. Each project has been a unique journey, filled with challenges and triumphs that have shaped my approach to problem-solving and leadership. I thrive in dynamic environments where innovation is not just encouraged but essential.

In my journey, I have had the privilege of collaborating with talented individuals who share my passion for creating impactful solutions. Together, we have navigated the complexities of bringing ideas to life, from initial concept to market launch. This collaborative spirit is at the heart of my work, as I believe that great things are achieved when diverse minds come together to tackle big challenges.

You can't catch a fish if you don't have your line in the water, but make sure you are fishing in the right pond.

- Dad, RIP 2024

Looking ahead, I am excited about the endless possibilities that lie before me. I am committed to continuing my pursuit of groundbreaking ideas and transformative solutions. With each new venture, I aim to make a lasting impact, inspire others, and contribute to a future where innovation knows no bounds.

Join me on this journey. Let's push the boundaries of what's possible and create something extraordinary together.