Three-time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade grew up in Chicago and was a star player for Marquette University before becoming the 5th overall NBA draft pick in 2003.
Dwyane lead the miami Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history in 2006 while being named the NBA Finals MVP. Dwyane and the Heat won their second and third NBA World Championships in back-to-back years 2012 and 2013 alongside his teammates, LeBron James and Chris Bosh, together creating Miami’s “BIG 3.”
For nearly two years, Dwyane had the top selling NBA jersey. Dwyane is also an eleven-time NBA All Star, a two-time Olympic medalist, a Sportsman of the Year, and the winner of the 2009 NBA Scoring Title.
Dwyane is well known off the court as well through his philanthropic involvement in various organizations. In 2003, he established The Wade’s World Foundation, which provides support to community-based organizations that promote education, health, and social skills for children in at risk situations. “I can’t just let basketball define who I am and what I am supposed to become,” said Wade. “Like my mother always tells me, ‘My life is bigger than basketball.’”
Edo is the founder and CEO of bMuse. Prior to bMuse Edo was VP Emerging Platforms at Aol. He joined AOL following the acquisition of Relegence, a real-time search company he founded in 1999. Edo is a serial entrepreneur, prolific inventor and private investor, who has founded, launched and sold several companies.
With over 20 years of experience in the technology and media world, Mr. Segal is a noted expert in emerging media technologies and platforms, including immersive entertainment, TouchCast, stereoscopic 3D and 360 Video formats. He has invented and patented a wide range of game changing media technologies.
As a successful CEO, President, and business owner, Brett spent the last 23 years achieving exponential revenue, market share, and brand equity growth in the mass market, retail, prestige, and direct response beauty, toy and fashion industries.
Brett has significant experience in the direct response arena, having created his own award winning infomercial programs, launching new and innovative products, and bringing them successfully to market with some of the premier mass-market distributors in the country.
Brett’s products represent over $1B in shelf space at the world's leading retailers, including Walmart, Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, Walgreens, etc.
Eric is a former lawyer (don’t hold this against him) whose clients ranged from global fashion designers to Academy Award winning actors, supermodels, professional athletes, artists and Fortune 500 corporations.
He has served as President of MGX Labs, a business development firm launched by Kenny Dichter, Founder of Marquis Jet and Tequila Avion. He also launched the New York office of Adoreum, the London based business development enterprise focusing on the luxury sector.
Eric has collaborated on projects with major global brands including UNICEF, AOL, Muhammad Ali, Wheels Up, Frank Sinatra, IMG, Warner Music, NBA, Ford Models, CAA, Shine TV, Reveille, Cambio.com, Las Vegas Sands Corp, Global Emerging Markets (GEM), Morgans Group and many others.
Craig Shandler is a serial entrepreneur who has founded a number of successful companies. He has innovated and pioneered new product categories leading to billions of dollars in sales. He is an executive, with a proven track record in multi-channel marketing, creating brands, licensing and marketing successful, award-winning products in leading product categories.
Mr. Shandler was the founder of Epiproducts and Breath Asure and is the former Co-President of Ideal Living, a vertically integrated multi-channel marketer of consumer products, such as Miracle Blade, Walk Fit, Prosvent, Tobi, Therapure, and Ionic Pro specializing in DRTV (“As Seen On TV”), internet, retail and global sales.