Advisory Board

DR. THOMAS LAGO: (Sweden)

A creative, enthusiastic, high-achieving executive with almost thirty years
of outstanding performance based on an M.Sc. (EE) and Ph.D. (CE) from the University of Lund, Sweden, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden), and MBA courses (from Sweden and the US). Formerly, President and Chief Scientist of a $9 million leading US sales company in the Sound & Vibration business. Currently, Chairman and Chief Scientist of an innovative and entrepreneurial company, Acticut International AB/LLC. He has more than 25 patents, and has received multiple industry awards for his outstanding work in effectively combining academia with industry. For more information please go to: www.thomaslago.com

VALDI IVANCIC: (Sweden)

Valdi is a visionary, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and innovator. As founder, co-founder, president and speaker in several start-ups, educational organizations, research groups, university courses, and other non-profit organizations–he strives to inspire and improve people’s lives. His international background strengthens his understanding of different business cultures and perspectives; he has lived in several continents and speaks more than seven languages. An academic at heart, he has attended more than 50 courses at different universities worldwide via MOOCs, and is a key lecturer at a plethora of Swedish universities. He is also head of a venture partner company and crowd funding organization; he has raised over $25 million for projects, enterprises, cities, and universities.

DONALD SKINNER, BSME, MBA

Donald Skinner was the 1994 Inc magazine Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year and in 1999 was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus award of Pepperdine University. Donald is a successful entrepreneur and technologist. He was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Eltron International, a NASDAQ listed computer printer company that merged with Zebra Technologies, a global leader in computer printer technology with over a billion dollar NASDAQ market cap. Donald acted as Vice Chairman of Zebra Technologies and President of Zebra’s Plastic Card Business Unit until his retirement in 2000. During his tenure at Eltron, Donald formed the “Skinner Electronic Literacy Project” at Cal-State Northridge. Currently, Donald manages his real estate and development company, Skinner Development, LLC.

CHERYL MALETTA TRUJILLO, M.A. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

Cheryl Maletta Trujillo teaches a “live” T.V. Multicultural Education course, develops English Learner material and mentors beginning bilingual credential candidates at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She is co-creator of the English Language Development supplemental materials: The Learning Adventures of Bodo and Mimi, which is designed to promote language learning and character building through reading, music, writing and movement. Known for her dynamic, high energy and interactive presentations involving language theory and practical applications, Cheryl has been in-demand as a consultant throughout the country, and in 2008 traveled to China as a People-to-People delegate at the Sino-United States Education Forum.

FATIMA KHAN, BS ECONOMICS & MATHEMATICS

Fatima Sultan is the Director of Zanbeel Art a non-profit, south Asian art organization based in Los Angeles. The organization promotes emerging south Asian Diaspora artists, writers and musicians. She is a curator of several south Asian art exhibits in southern California and the author of “Art Scene,” a column in Pakistan Link, a south Asian weekly newspaper. She was one of the Founders and past President of Pakistan Arts Council at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena CA., where she introduced educational programs relating to South Asian art, history and literature. During her tenor as President of Pakistan Arts Council she launched a star-studded extravaganza at Paramount Studios Hollywood. Fatima has a Degree in Museum/Retail planning from FIDM Los Angeles, A certificate in Marketing Management from UCLA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Mathematics from St. Josephs College Karachi, Pakistan.

ANDRE COSTA, BS ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

Andre Costa has extensive experience in e-commerce, video production, management and training, with a BS in Electronics Engineering earned at the University of Santa Ursula in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With the belief that everyone should thrive to live with passion, Andre’s passion is teaching. Either live or electronically, he holds great pleasure in delivering information in a fun and entertaining way. Andre calls it “Enter-Training.” A strong believer in the idea that learning should be fun, engaging and exciting; something you actually want to do, not that you have to. With every piece of education created, be it video, live class or e-learning, he puts himself in the learners shoes and works hard, passionately, to deliver the best “Enter-Training” possible.

SULTAN KHAN, BS ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING, BSC MATHEMATICS, MBA

Sultan Khan is a technologist and entrepreneur. He was on the Who’s Who list for business and technology accomplishments in 1989, 1993, and 1994. He was the 1989 Technology Award recipient by the Technology Corridor of San Fernando Valley, and the recipient of the Highest Achievement Award from Texas Instruments for sales and marketing in 1982. Mr. Khan owns patents in high speed peripheral architecture in computer peripherals applications. He holds a BS in Electronic Engineering, BSc in Mathematics and Physics and an MBA. Sultan Khan has a strong global network of technologists, institution investors, investment bankers and legal advisors throughout the US, Europe, Middle-East, South Asia and South East Asia. As CEO of Agile Concepts LLC, a technology consulting company, Sultan Khan consults on a diversified portfolio of technologies and their applications in technological growth companies.