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A table tennis champ at age 13 and winner of the Eve Jerome Memorial Award for Music and Citizenship at age 17, Larry went on to earn degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School.
A recognized data expert and author (“Software Excellence”, Prentice-Hall, 1990), Larry has provided data expertise and strategy to many clients including Bridgewater Associates, Yale University, and Bank of America.
A professional violinist, Larry plays with the Grammy-nominated Hampton String Quartet and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and other venues throughout the world.
Larry was the radio talk show host for Unconventional Wisdom Radio on Cox radio and had his own Internet TV show on PalTalk.
Experienced in business, Larry took one company public and subsequently founded several companies, in diverse industries including accounting, oil, education, finance, marketing, and now, crypto-currency.
Larry has a VFR pilot’s license and is known as the Voice of Backgammon, providing color commentary along with other experts in major tournaments worldwide. Larry is also a solid Open Level Backgammon tournament player with many impressive wins and results.
Phil was a top, corporate real estate broker and coordinator for 40 years. He co-founded Colliers, the largest Commercial Real Estate Network in the world, and served as head of the corporate services group. He personally won the accounts of major clients and coordinated all their real estate activities. Clients included AT&T, FedEx, Kraft, and General Electric. Phil directed the activities of hundreds of real estate professionals world-wide in the providing of services to his international clients.
Phil served as Chairman of the National Assn. of Realtors Ethics Committee for 7 years and lectured around the world on Real Estate Ethics and Negotiation.
Phil was a co-founder of Simborg Real Estate Development company which had over 400 commercial and industrial tenants when Phil sold his share of the company to pursue his career in commercial brokerage sales and consulting.
Phil was also a top racquetball player and is in the Racquetball Hall of Fame and wrote the modern rules of Handball and Racquetball, as well as the Standards of Ethical Practice of the Commercial Real Estate Industry. Phil is currently the Official Teaching Pro of the US Backgammon Federation.
Phil was instrumental in the development and marketing of eXtremeGammon, Opening Ceremony, MindGamesCenter, and the P40 Backgammon Board company.