Landon serves as an advisor to GlobalGiving.org, Harvard Medical School (The Division of Sleep Medicine), Animal Legue Defense Fund, Selfie.com, Astia, Humane Capital (HSUS), AlanWatts.com, UCLA Health ( Geriatric Medicine) and Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC). He is also an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at ...more Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a mentor at Springboard Enterprises, Hub Ventures and Unreasonable Institute.
At different times, Landon has been an athlete, entrepreneur, herpetologist, inventor, investor, sports manager and animal advocate.
Founder of — or founding investor in — more than two dozen companies, with exits ranging from IPOs to acquisitions by Fortune 50 companies to private sales.
Describe what you have done, what you are doing, and the kinds of things you are interested in.
Before reaching 20, Landon had started four businesses, earning his first million dollars at 13 selling sports memorabilia by mail order (Baseball Fanatics). He went on to create a sports memorabilia and apparel store (Princeton Sports Corner) at 14 and then, at 16, as a certified personal trainer, he launched a personal training studio (Pollack’s PTS). At 18 he opened an exotic animal center (Exotic Reptiles).
In the ensuing 15 years, some of Landon’s ventures have included:
• A beverage company (Juice Bowl- acquired by Dole/Pepsi)
• A multi-media company (ClubCom- acquired by Amer Group, Precor)
• A robotically-controlled exercise system (Intelligent Health)
• A coaching and lifestyle company (PLP- private sale)
• A cable company (Cable Satisfaction- IPO)
• A non-alcoholic beverage conglomerate (Liboza Holdings, Inc.)
• A chain of yoga studios (Vitalize Studios)
• A telecom company (Uniconnexions)
• A social networking company (WeMeUs)
• A digital music company (Playvuu)