The zPods Team
Managing partner of KDK Technology Ltd, specializing in supply chain management, product development and financing. Innovator and advocate of disruptive technologies in the Internet of Things, Bitcoin, Block Chain, and Fintech categories. A 25-year veteran of the manufacturing and wholesale distribution of consumer products.
Gary began his career by developing and selling his first consumer product ideas while in college. Which helped finance his expenses throughout the college years. His first big hit, after graduating college was an invention in the HBA category where he landed repeat orders with Walmart Stores and specialty chains. The next 10 years Gary established recognition in the novelty and beauty category with the world-famous LED flashing Belly Lights in 2001 (over 2 million sold). And in 2003 with the braid lights (over 1 million sold) before selling his company in 2004.
Currently leading his company in the product categories of: High Tech wearables, Internet of Things (IoT), Performance Sportswear and devices, and Outdoor Sporting goods. With KDK's supply chain support their clients have enjoyed over 80 million in sales to date.
Jeff is a talented and accomplished individual who excels at relationship building and team management. He has over a decade of experience producing results for high echelon clients including software companies, non-profits, and medical practices, before moving into the mortgage industry.
Jeff received his B.S. in Marketing from Southern Illinois University in 2002. It was there that he developed his passion for helping organizations succeed and traveling the world. He has worked in Brazil, and Mexico, and has fostered enduring relationships with organizations in China, Philippines, and Vietnam. With an overflow of international experience, Jeff has a strong understanding of various markets, both nationwide and internationally.
Jeff thrived in his career as he continued to network and grow. After many years in the payroll, HR, and the medical industry, Jeff decided to feed his insatiable appetite to help people in purchasing their homes. He has a passion for helping veterans and first time home buyers.
Jeff currently sits on the board of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce as the first Filipino-American elected. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Anna, and his two kids, Myla and Judan. In his free time, you will see him at sporting events and playing poker with friends.
He earned his graduate degrees in the field of electrical engineering from Washington University. He continued his technical career, working with Fortune 500 companies.
After years of experience in the industry, Han utilized his experience and passion to become an independent entrepreneur. He has successfully launched and operated multiple ventures in the U.S. and in South Korea in technology and venture investment.
His overall experience includes mentoring startups, venture capital in technology and commercial real estate. He also has played various community leadership roles in multiple organizations over the decades.
- Founder, President & CEO, USAKO Group, LLC & Pontiac Group, LLC (U.S.A.) and USAKO Group (S. Korea)
- Venture Capital Mentor Capital Innovators
- AACC Chamber of Commerce Board Member
- OCA Asian Advocacy Group Board Member
- Gateway Korea Foundation, Founder & Board Member.
- FIRST Robotics, Committee, and board member
- RobuCup Federation, Committee chair and board member
George, a graduate of Washington University Law, has 5+ years in financial services, has consulted on multiple large projects, and has expertise in foreign languages and cultures.
Gordon is based in China with over a decade of experience with quality control and recent engagement with AI.