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Why we like GEL

People

GEL is led by Chairman Tom Kalinske and CEO Anthony Chang.  Tom has an exceptional background in developing educational and consumer concepts, including leadership roles at Leapfrog, Sega, and Mattel.  Anthony has a very strong and diverse background comprising entrepreneurial, operating, strategic, and venture capital experience.  In addition, the Company has created an excellent advisory board with strong experience in education, government relations, sales/marketing, operations, and new market entry.

Management Team

Dr. Robert Calfee, Chief Education Officer
Professor Emeritus at Stanford’s School of Education,; Prev. Chairman + Member of Leapfrog’s Education Advisory Board
Desmond Chu, VP of Business Development and Acquisitions

Prev. ran sales for eKong Ltd.; specializes in developing + executing strategies for start-up and multinational organizations seeking to enter Chinese market.
Joseph Ho, Portfolio Support

Prev. served as Greater China Country Manager for both Coca-Cola + PepsiCo
Michael Sophie, CFO

Former CFO + COO at UT Starcom; serves as director of several public companies, including NeoPhotonics, Pericom Semi, McData, BCD Semiconductor, Marvell