Gamzoo Media is where technology and innovation meet to serve the 50 million un-banked and under-banked consumers throughout the US and across the world. Driven by an untapped consumer market in need of financial know how, we are focused on delivering the “know” and the “how.”
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Gamzoo Media is a technology-based company working to provide the millions of unbanked and under-banked consumers throughout the world with reliable and easy access to credit and financial products.
Since traditional banking and financial institutions seem resistant to both innovation and servicing of certain populations, we plan to takeadvantage of their inability to evolve as we create an array of financial solutions for the un- and under-banked through the use of innovative technology. Non-traditional financial products are going live and we are here to help them thrive.
50 million - technology = problem
50 million + Gamzoo = solution
David is a co-founder of Gamzoo Media. He previously worked for Bain & Co Consulting in Chicago. During his time with Bain, he worked in and ran analytics in several industries, including telecommunications, retail, and plastics. He recently served as Chief Technology Officer for an online lending company based in Southfield, Michigan, where he oversaw business innovation and strategy. David is a graduate of MIT with a degree in Mathematics with Computer Science.
David is VP of Engineering of Gamzoo Media. David has worked in several areas of technology, including IT Support at WWE, Test Automation Engineering at Garmin, and as a Software Developer for financial risk management applications. Additionally, he was CTO of the startup PayPrior, a web platform designed for groups to plan, coordinate, and prepay for nightlife activities. Most recently, David was Solutions Architect, and 2nd engineering hire of Chicago-based startup, "Project Selfridge", incubated by Incisent Labs. David is a graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a degree in Software Engineering with focus in world security and economics.
Jonathan Polter is a co-founder of Gamzoo Media. Jonathan spent the last nine years building successful businesses in the alternative financial services market. Prior to founding Gamzoo Media, Jonathan was a Managing Partner of a successful servicer for online lenders. Recognizing the impact technology could have on the un-banked and under-banked consumer market, Jonathan and his team set out to revolutionize financial servicing for the unbanked and under banked by leveraging technology as a means to provide consumers with easier access to safer and more reliable options. Jonathan began his career as a practicing Rabbi before venturing into the world of alternative finance.
Andy Jacob is Chief Marketing Oficcer at Gamzoo Media. Andy Jacob has been called one of the world’s leading authorities on “Business and Sales Strategies”. Jacob is very familiar to many business leaders who have seen him featured on local and national television, have heard him on syndicated radio, and have read about his business expertise in national publications including the Wall Street Journal. Jacob has been a guest financial and business expert on NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, Bloomberg, TNT, and many others. Jacob is the author of many published articles and periodicals including “My Sales Force Is Better Than Your Sales Force”, and “The Internet Marketing Guide.” Known to many CEO’s as the “go-to” sales strategy guru, Jacob co-founded World Wide Financial Services in 1989, founded Inc. 500 online advertising and media group LeadPile in 2003, and is the founder of Jacob Consulting Group, the only business consulting firm in the world that guarantees your results.
Paul is Chief Operating Officer at Gamzoo Media. He has ~2.5 years of strategic consulting experience with Bain & Company where he advised Fortune 500 and mid-market clients in tech, media, and healthcare. He has also counseled many
small businesses on pressing legal and business issues.
His experience includes developing a growth strategy for a $200M tech company, determining the optimal broadcast channel and licensing terms for a television program, quantifying bottom line impact of key distribution/manufacturing decisions for a client considering international expansion, identifying $100M+ potential procurement savings for a large healthcare manufacturer, and preparing for and assisting with senior business level strategy workshops.
Paul holds an MBA from Wharton Business School, a JD from University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Bachelor's degree from UW-Madison.
An accomplished businessman and philanthropist, Alan Zekelman is a director of JMC Steel Group, the largest independent tubular products manufacturer in North America. He is the former president of Atlas Tube, a company founded by his late father,
Harry, in 1984 in Harrow, Ontario. In December 2006, Atlas Tube was merged with JMC, which at the time was known as the John Maneely Company. JMC is headquartered in Chicago and operates 13 manufacturing plants in six U.S. states and one Canadian
A native of Windsor, Ontario, Zekelman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He received his MS in 1987 from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. In 1990, Zekelman received the University of Rochester's Richard L. Rosenthal Award for Innovation in Investment Management/Corporate Finance.
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