Jeff is a proven, product-focused and entrepreneurial leader. He brings a 15+ years track record of founding, building and leading fast-growth companies with multi-million dollar exits. Jeff combines unmatched creativity, analytical thinking, sharp business sense and exceptional management of top tier teams.
Jeff began his career as employee 15 at Securant Technologies. Here he lead the creation and implementation of all advertising and marketing until the company was acquired for $135M by RSA.
After this exit, Jeffrey founded the interactive advertising agency COG1. His creative work in advertising won over 25 awards including multiple Clios & Cannes Lions. After 11 years Jeff sold his stake in COG1 and co-founded the mobile casino game company Idle Games.
Idle's first casino game, Fresh Deck Poker, was adored by critics and consumers alike. Not only was it recognized 4X at EGR’s Innovation Awards, Fresh Deck Poker was: the #1 Casino Game in 124 Countries, and a Top 100 Grossing Game in 81 different countries. In 2015, Idle Games was acquired by Sony.
After spending 4.5 years at the helm of Idle Games, Jeff departed for the opportunity to provide consulting and advisory services to a variety of companies. Recent clients include: Reebok, Sony, NHN (Korean internet company with market cap of $14B) and iPro (RMG casino company founded by Robert Melendres, former EVP & GC of IGT.)
Jeff is a graduate of the University of California at Davis where he graduated with honors.