Leadership

We have developed our investing experience through a combination of starting and growing new businesses as well as investing in existing businesses globally. Billions $ global experience in credit, fixed income and equity investing with top tier investment banks, hedge funds, accounting firms, law firms, investment advisory firms and broker dealers.

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – VentureMoney Management Co.
Executive Chairman – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.

More than 25 years experience investing in and managing early-stage businesses, distressed situations and the emerging markets. Started businesses that employed in excess of 10,000 employees.

Board of Directors – VentureMoney Management Co.
Chief Innovation Officer – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.

Noted Venture Capitalist having founded Citi Ventures and Velocity Media Ventures with over 38 years experience in providing vision, leadership and strategic direction for the planning, implementation and operations of technologies and systems for global, high visibility environments in support of business initiatives

Board of Directors – VentureMoney Management Co.
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Mr. Maiss has a long and varied business career, holding senior executive and senior operating management positions in both private and public sector industries including the investment, securities, specialty finance, hotel/casino resort and both gaming and amusement machine industries.

Board of Directors – VentureMoney Management Co.
Board of Directors & Secretary – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.

A current Partner in the Thompson, Hine, LLP law firm in New York, Jim is an extensive authority on securities and corporate transactions, in the United States and internationally.

Investing & Operating Personnel

Chief Compliance Officer – VentureMoney Management Co.

More than 35 years experience as a senior executive and partner of asset management firms and hedge funds. Initial member of 4 person team to start Atticus Capital (CFO & Head Trader) and built it to one of the largest global hedge funds with over $20 Billion of assets. Previous experiences working for Junction Partners, Atticus Capital, and Steinberg Asset Management.

Chief Accounting Officer – VentureMoney Management Co.

More than 32 years experience as a senior executive and partner in accounting and hedge fund services practices. Previous experience working for Arthus Young & Company, and Partner in Sasserath & Zoraian and S&Z Fund Services.

Venture Partner – VentureMoney Management Co.

Successful entrepreneur, portfolio company operator and experienced venture capitalist. Over the past 25 years, Greg has funded, built and operated 5 different early-stage companies with 4 successful exits and was also managing partner at InLab Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund.

Director of Incubator & Program Services – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.

Experienced Director leading innovation programs and entrepreneurship ecosystem development involved in launching 150 companies in 4 years. Diego has a demonstrated history of working in the startup, venture capital, innovation, and management consulting industries with a heavy focus in high tech, new company/product development, and scaling internal company capabilities.

ThinkTank Innovation, Inc. – Board of Directors

Executive Chairman – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – VentureMoney Management Co.

More than 25 years experience investing in and managing early-stage businesses, distressed situations and the emerging markets. Started businesses that employed in excess of 10,000 employees.

Director – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Trade Commissioner at the Consulate of Canada

Mario has over 11 years of R&D at Ericsson, and 10 years representing Canada’s science, technology, and innovation as Trade Commissioner at the Canadian Consulate in San Diego. He is also a Board Director of industry organizations like EvoNexus, NovaComm, and The Maritime Alliance.

Director, Secretary and General Counsel – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Partner; Chair – India Desk & Cryptocurrency Group – Thompson, Hine, LLP

A current Partner in the Thompson, Hine, LLP law firm in New York, Jim is an extensive authority on securities and corporate transactions, in the United States and internationally.

Director – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Commercialization – UC San Diego

Dr. Roben is transforming the functions provided by the UCSD Technology Transfer Office, Industry Research Alliances, and Industry Contracting into an integrated organization to include patenting, strategic corporate research partnering and industry contracts.

Director – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Partner; Leader of Emerging Growth & Venture Capital Practice Group – Procopio

Roger is the Emerging Growth & Technology Practice Group Leader at Procopio. He has extensive experience advising emerging growth companies, from inception through exit, and the investors that finance them.

Director – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Board of Trustees – Federation of American Scientists

Responsible for leading the Smart Gigabit Communities Initiative at US Ignite, a non-profit supported by the National Science Foundation and Office of Science and Technology Policy of the White House.

Director – ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.
Managing Director – Charitable Programs, ThinkTank Innovation, Inc.

Business owner and senior level director with more than 15 years of experience leading multi-million dollar philanthropic campaigns and establishing strategic corporate partnerships within the non-profit industry.