THE TEAM

JJ Richa

CEO

JJ Richa is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, executive and investor. JJ has successfully founded several companies, where he served as President and CEO, including a software company for the hospitality industry, an online eCommerce portal for high-end made-to-order gifts, and a custom software development company concentrating on the financial sector. JJ is a private equity investor, a longtime member of Tech Coast Angels where he served as its vice president and a member of its executive committee. JJ has served on numerous board of directors, started a private equity firm and served in senior executive restructuring and turnaround roles including interim CEO and fractional COO for businesses at various stages. JJ has BS and MS degrees from Cal State Long Beach.

Sherwin Estanislao

CSO

Sherwin has almost 20 years of experience investing in various industries from real estate to tour production and everything in between. He has successfully started, grown and exited companies including a professional MMA federation, music production and property investments. Creative Interlace is Sherwin’s latest venture aimed at providing software development services to a variety of industries and applications. Sherwin has a proven track record in identifying talent, assembling teams and bringing smart money to the table. With an extensive network of resources, Sherwin has helped in the implementation of unique strategies to transform startups into successful businesses.

Peter Cheng

CTO

Peter Cheng is a technology evangelist and experienced Information Technology executive. He has led teams in on-shore and off-shore software development for several start-ups as well as established enterprise companies. Peter brings to Pismo Ventures more than 15 years of IT and development leadership experience. He has successfully overseen a variety of teams, from DevOps and Network Cloud engineers to large multi-country teams of software developers. Peter has his BS from UCLA and MBA from Pepperdine University.

JJ Richa

CEO

JJ Richa is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, executive and investor. JJ has successfully founded several companies, where he served as President and CEO, including a software company for the hospitality industry, an online eCommerce portal for high-end made-to-order gifts, and a custom software development company concentrating on the financial sector. JJ is a private equity investor, a longtime member of Tech Coast Angels where he served as its vice president and a member of its executive committee. JJ has served on numerous board of directors, started a private equity firm and served in senior executive restructuring and turnaround roles including interim CEO and fractional COO for businesses at various stages. JJ has BS and MS degrees from Cal State Long Beach.

Sherwin Estanislao

CSO

Sherwin has almost 20 years of experience investing in various industries from real estate to tour production and everything in between. He has successfully started, grown and exited companies including a professional MMA federation, music production and property investments. Creative Interlace is Sherwin’s latest venture aimed at providing software development services to a variety of industries and applications. Sherwin has a proven track record in identifying talent, assembling teams and bringing smart money to the table. With an extensive network of resources, Sherwin has helped in the implementation of unique strategies to transform startups into successful businesses.

Peter Cheng

CTO

Peter Cheng is a technology evangelist and experienced Information Technology executive. He has led teams in on-shore and off-shore software development for several start-ups as well as established enterprise companies. Peter brings to Pismo Ventures more than 15 years of IT and development leadership experience. He has successfully overseen a variety of teams, from DevOps and Network Cloud engineers to large multi-country teams of software developers. Peter has his BS from UCLA and MBA from Pepperdine University.

JJ Richa

CEO

JJ Richa is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, executive and investor. JJ has successfully founded several companies, where he served as President and CEO, including a software company for the hospitality industry, an online eCommerce portal for high-end made-to-order gifts, and a custom software development company concentrating on the financial sector. JJ is a private equity investor, a longtime member of Tech Coast Angels where he served as its vice president and a member of its executive committee. JJ has served on numerous board of directors, started a private equity firm and served in senior executive restructuring and turnaround roles including interim CEO and fractional COO for businesses at various stages. JJ has BS and MS degrees from Cal State Long Beach.

Sherwin Estanislao

CSO

Sherwin has almost 20 years of experience investing in various industries from real estate to tour production and everything in between. He has successfully started, grown and exited companies including a professional MMA federation, music production and property investments. Creative Interlace is Sherwin’s latest venture aimed at providing software development services to a variety of industries and applications. Sherwin has a proven track record in identifying talent, assembling teams and bringing smart money to the table. With an extensive network of resources, Sherwin has helped in the implementation of unique strategies to transform startups into successful businesses.

Peter Cheng

CTO

Peter Cheng is a technology evangelist and experienced Information Technology executive. He has led teams in on-shore and off-shore software development for several start-ups as well as established enterprise companies. Peter brings to Pismo Ventures more than 15 years of IT and development leadership experience. He has successfully overseen a variety of teams, from DevOps and Network Cloud engineers to large multi-country teams of software developers. Peter has his BS from UCLA and MBA from Pepperdine University.