Kosta Yanev (Chairman)
Kosta Yanev (Chairman) is the inventor of Activbody’s exercise system and the company’s founder. Kosta is a nuclear physicist and holds a PhD in computer science. He has worked at CERN in Switzerland and has founded and launched numerous successful businesses including FTSAM (airport development), Great Bear (GTBR), Company for Energy Saving (JV with RWE – Germany), DONTNOD Entertainment (Paris), Shibuya Productions (Monaco) and now Activbody.
Leo Griffin (CEO)
Leo Griffin (CEO) has over twenty years of executive experience advising, investing in and leading entrepreneurial growth companies. Leo was an Associate Partner at Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm where he helped to found Monitor Ventures. He was a Principal at Clarity Partners LP, a TMT focused private equity firm where he became CEO of Artisan Bistro, a portfolio company. He holds an MBA with distinction from Kellogg and an economics degree from the London School of Economics.
Marc Wilsey (CFO)
Marc Wilsey (CFO) has led and owned private companies for the past 35 years. He built Tri-Ed Distribution from five locations generating $10M annually to twenty-five locations generating $80M in five years and sold to Tyco. Most recently Marc was CFO of Artisan Bistro, an organic food brand. He holds a degree from UCLA.
Seth Cummings (CMO)
Seth Cummings (CMO) has over 15 years of experience creating and building brands. He ran digital marketing for Boost Mobile (acquired by Nextel). He was co-founder and SVP at Amp’d Mobile and was EVP of Marketing and GM of Prepaid at Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR; acquired by Sprint). Most recently, he was EVP of Marketing at VoIP innovator magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq: CALL). He earned an MBA & MS in Television Management from Boston University.
Philo Northrup (President)
Philo Northrup (President) has produced or executive-produced over 50 award-winning titles for most of the top-tier software publishers and developers in North America prior to joining ActivBody. Philo graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon, School of Law.
Angel Vassilev (VP Product)
Angel Vassilev (VP Product) is a co-inventor of ActivBody’s products and manages hardware development and supply chain. Prior to joining Activbody Angel spent 16 years in a variety of creative roles designing multimedia, video games, and airports. He helped found four companies (including Activbody) and is a trained architect.
Viktor Kalvachev (VP Creative)
Viktor Kalvachev (VP Creative) has over 20 years of creative and art direction experience across the entertainment industry. He has worked on projects for clients like Steven Spielberg, Disney, PIXAR, Big Fish and Nokia. Viktor received 2 Eisner nominations for his graphic novel Blue Estate. He holds an MFA from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Giancarlo Mori (Senior Advisor)
Giancarlo Mori (Senior Advisor) has more than 20 years of software development experience, 17 of which were spent at senior and executive level in the video games & mobile industries. He has recently served in C-level positions at Glu Mobile, Atari, and Animal Logic. Prior to that, Giancarlo held senior and executive positions at Electronic Arts, Microsoft, and Activision.