Eric Paulson’s production experience includes such films as THAT THING YOU DO!, SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS, and the HBO mini-series FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON.  In 1998, Paulson joined Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman at their film, television and record entity, The Playtone Company. Recently, he served as Production Manager on Playtone’s AIDS tribute THE MAKING OF: WHAT’S GOING ON and was the Production Associate on the feature film MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING.  Paulson is also pursuing a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology in addition to having produced the controversial documentary THE OTHER SIDE OF AIDS.


Robert Leppo is a San Francisco based venture capitalist, whose focus is on start-up and early stage ventures across a wide variety of industries.  He was an early lead investor in Advent Software and ValueClick, as well as Best Internet (acquired by Verio) and OnPrem (acquired by Copper Mountain). Currently, he runs The Byzantine Forum as a benefit to the companies in his investment portfolio and accredited private investors interested in seeking out good early stage investment opportunities.

Leppo has an abiding interest in Libertarian philosophy, history and political science.  He is also deeply involved in researching new medical protocols and alternative therapies, many of which are AIDS related.