To consistently develop and deliver high quality, innovative products and brands that kids (and maybe even adults) love. First and foremost, that’s what we’re about. That’s why we’re Wicked Cool!


Michael Rinzler

Co-President & Founding Partner
Michael has spent the last 20 years working for some of the world's best toy companies and has finally achieved his lifelong dream of starting his own venture. Most recently, he was President of CDI, a JAKKS Pacific company with well over $200 million in revenues. He has been fortunate to work with most of the top toy and entertainment brands - Nickelodeon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Barbie, Hot Wheels, Disney Princess, Disney name a few! Michael obtained his BA from Washington University and his MBA from Wharton.

Jeremy Padawer

Co-President & Partner
Jeremy has enjoyed every day of his over 15 years in toys. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President / General Manager of JAKKS Pacific's core brands and Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Animation Partners, a kid's animated content joint venture between JAKKS Pacific and Dentsu Inc. Throughout Jeremy's career he has worked with some of the world's premier toy and entertainment brands including - WWE, Pokémon, Sponge Bob, Disney Princess, Cabbage Patch Kids, Star Wars, Marvel, He-Man and Hot Wheels. Jeremy received his BA from the University of Texas, JD from University of Tennessee and his MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Thomas Poon

President/Partner, Wicked Cool (HK) Ltd
Thomas grew up in the toy business and is a second generation factory owner. He has produced high quality playthings for some of the world's leading toymakers, including Mattel, Fisher Price and JAKKS Pacific. He is an expert in engineering, product development and manufacturing and has led a factory of more than 3,000 people. Thomas obtained his BBA from York University in Toronto and his Masters in Business Performance from Hong Kong College.

Seth Green

Actor, Content Creator, Producer

Gregg Spiridellis

Co-Founder and CEO of digital entertainment company JibJab Media, Inc.

Joseph Titlebaum

Founder and General Counsel of Mezzobit and former General Counsel for XM Radio and for ION Media Networks