Gary is a seasoned entrepreneur and nationally renown expert on product innovation, rapid product prototyping and new product launches. He is recognized for his unique ability to identify innovative new product concepts and breakthrough technologies and create practical solutions that have resulted in multiple patent applications and successful commercial products. He is an inventor or co-inventor on over 20 U.S. Patents that include new products, processes and equipment. Gary has successfully formulated over a dozen consumer products sold on store shelves. Gary ’s background includes over 25 years developing new products within consumer products industry. Prior to founding Dreamspan, Gary held senior management positions for Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Gum Tech International, and Nabisco Foods Company. As CEO and President of Gum Tech, Gary coordinated the successful new product development of several dozen products, which enabled the firm’s net worth to increase several fold. As Senior Director of New Product Innovation for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Gary coordinated the ideation and rapid prototype development of next generation products. At Nabisco, Gary developed or co-developed the successful launches of numerous consumer products that have maintained strong market presence for over a decade. He has also written research papers and reports related to various topics, such as functional and medical foods, dietary supplements, OTC drugs, homeopathic remedies, and innovative drug/actives delivery systems.