Mike has spent more than 25 years advising Fortune 500 companies and MNCs. He is passionate about economics, mathematics and advanced statistics. He has taught graduate courses at Pepperdine. As a consultant, Mike has worked internationally across multiple industries on pricing, costing, demand analysis and forecasting. Mike has a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA. Mike grew up in South America and is trilingual.
L.W. was previously Senior Director of Product Development at Galorath Incorporated. In this role he was responsible for the creation of innumerable products and features, with a specialty in algorithmically complex business to business software. His customers ranked among the most sophisticated in the United States and worldwide. Lee has an M.A. in Economics from UCLA.
Heather started her career in film and television as a costumer and designer. She then went on to found a wholesale and manufacturing company before earning her MBA at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. She has formed two real estate investment groups where she is currently managing partner.
Dave is a startup executive who has led operations and/or finance in three diverse and successful startups and one turnaround; TherMark Holdings (industrial products, acquired by Ferro Corporation, NYSE: FOE), Phoenix Energy Technologies (energy management software and services, acquired by Duke Energy, NYSE: DUK), ZEV Technologies (consumer products, privately owned), and Vision Internet (government web design, acquired by Granicus Inc). Dave has his MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mia, and dog, Parlor.