Jeff Pinsker founded two companies and sold three, in businesses ranging from practical jokes to children’s television to educational toys and games. Accomplishments include:
- creating products that have sold 35+ million units
- establishing an international distribution network spanning 104 countries
- starting a division that converted legacy IP into mobile apps
- running a company with the #1 rated show on The Disney Channel
Pinsker is president of Pressman Toy (the makers of Rummikub, Mastermind, and Triominos). Previous positions include leadership roles at: Scholastic’s Klutz division, Infinitoy, and University Games.
Board service includes: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), National Education Week, Stanford’s Entrepreneurs Group, Recent Toys, and the Tech Museum’s Tech Challenge. He is a Mentor at SKU, a CPG incubator in Austin, TX. Pinsker has authored 13 children’s books, and holds a master’s and two bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University.