Tanoshii (楽しい) means ‘fun’

Kids today are growing up connected to the Internet and they need a uniquely customized platform that supports their lifestyle and childhood development accordingly. At Tanoshi, we believe there is a need for a better computing user experience for today’s over 1 billion “digital native” kids.

Team Tanoshi


12 years CE industry product manager and strategy consultant

Former PM at Toshiba and VIZIO

Led development and launch of high quality and affordable computers, tablets and accessories

Former teacher, tutor and International Rotary Scholar


25 years SW development

Former Senior Management at Calix, Cisco, Blackberry, and Pelican Imaging

Chief Marketing Officer

Began marketing career in brand management. Managed multi-million dollar brands for major consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies.

11 years in operations and then business development for an online retailer. Brought on Amazon as a partner and witnessed triple digit volume and revenue growth.

Developed an award-winning children’s educational app, sold in the App Store.

MBA in Marketing – Clark Atlanta University


15 years finance leadership

Specialize in startup finance

HW finance experience at both HP and Apple

Passionate about creating opportunities for the less advantaged


8 years computer and IT systems administration

Built, deployed and supported IT infrastructure at Google, Vizio, Red Bull, Symantec, Yahoo! and Mattel

R&D Engineer for Aberdeen High Performance Servers


10 years HW and SW quality assurance

Former QA at HP, Xerox and Broderbund

Passionate about making products that “Just Work”; simple to setup and use

Works with NWEA.org to develop standardized tests for tracking progress of students in grades 1-12

Graphic Designer

10 years experience as a visual merchandiser setting up displays and shops within exisisting brand guidelines, fixture installation, mannequin styling, painting, light construction

4 years experience as graphic designer and production manager at a newspaper

Freelance designer of packages, logos and fine artist

Head of Cybersecurity

16 years IT/Engineering/Hacking

Former Walt Disney Company, Boeing, Tiro Security and East West Bank

“Red Team” Penetration Tester, finding holes in security before malicious hackers do.

Head Audio Engineer

15 years audio engineer

Former Harman Kardon, JBL, Imation and Vizio

Co-Founder of Puro Sound Labs, maker of award winning audio products for kids

Program Manager

10 years experience in program/project management in companies ranging from cloud-based identity management solutions, to pharmaceutical and hospital supply inventory dispensing systems, and hard disk drives

Cross-functional global teams spanning the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe

General Counsel

J. D. Georgia State College of Law, LL.M. Santa Clara University School of Law

9 years experience as transactional attorney guiding companies on start up, licensing, intellectual property, and non-profit issues

Advised companies focused on innovative software development, expanding educational markets, developing consumer payment platforms, and negotiating the media content industry

Marketing Manager

Software engineering student at 42

Former SHI International Group, Modis, US Foods

Hobbies include rock climbing and record collecting

Digital Media

Specializes in freelance digital media, advertising, Adobe, and film

Former Goodby, Silverstein & Partners


8 years experience in tech PR

Worked with EdTech, cloud and security startups, managed IBM and HSBC accounts at Ketchum

As a Fulbright scholar did research on Facebook

Web Master / Graphic Artist

5 years experience designing for Education and Marketing

Specializing in front-end development and graphic design

Former Artist for the online social community Subeta, and New Media Developer at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology


C Level strategic, operational, financial executive who has worked in both public and private international organizations

Experience leading strategic change initiatives, mergers & acquisitions, financial systems and process implementations, operations and facilities management, and fundraising

Cybersecurity Advisor

Current VP Cyber Threat at Deutsche Bank

Former Cyber Security Team Lead at GE Capital

Marketing Advisor

20 years marketing

Former Director of Marketing and Brand Manager for Vizio and Fan Duel

Expert at increasing brand value and awareness

Strategic Partners: Gossamer (Product Design), Wilson Sonsini (Legal), Google (SW)