Founded in 1998, Phinaz brands include award-winning publishing, financial analysis, and a plethora of investing information that over 175,000 members rely on for their financial well-being.
Founder / CEO
A name to remember" in the opinion of Bloomberg Marketing, "an inspiration to young business people today" says Blue Hyppo, and "a modest phenomenon" according to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Brett Klasko started his first company at the age of 13 while in middle school. Brett has drawn the interest of several national publications and media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN, ABC's World News Tonight, Newsweek, The New York Post, Dow Jones, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Philadelphia Inquirer as an expert commentator and interviewee.
Sr. Vice President of Business Development
Our expert on products, Lee has vast amounts of experience with bringing new products to market, and managing the development of e-commerce systems and reporting. At Phinaz he is responsible for our teams project management and the monetization of the platform and services.
Operations and Marketing Manager
As a marketing guru, Jared Nations attended the University of Miami where he studied business and entreprenuership while working with both media and sales companies. At Phinaz, Jared has taken over the social and marketing management for our entre line of products and suites and continues to drive the company forward.
Chief Technology Officer
An Entrepreneur from an early age, Derrick Franco started his first company at 17 years old. While attending Texas Tech University for Computer Science, he worked on multiple ventures and startups while also becoming one of the founding members of TTime, a entrepreneurial group at Texas Tech. He was a speaker at TEDxTexasTechUniversity and SXSW 2014, and has was the winner of the Sense360 Invisible Hackathon in 2015, part of team that placed in top 6 in Angelhack NYC in 2013, and selected to the Angelhack accelerator program Spring 2013.
Some of his past projects include work on Mobile Apps, A.I / Machine Learning, Automation, Big Data, and Microcontrollers. Derrick currently runs our Los Angeles office and software division.