Our Management Team

 

John Stippick, CEO, FounderJohn Stippick, CEO & Founder

Mr. Stippick is the CEO and Founder of Room 21 Media. Mr. Stippick created and conceived Room 21®, MyDreamMachine.com®, and ProjectBasedLearning.com™ from the desire to transform online education. This has led to creating the first social learning network, Room 21®, and the first social achievement platform, MyDreamMachine.com®. Mr. Stippick’s aim is to have Room 21 Media create and innovate 21st century learning, social learning, and social commerce into businesses, online communities, and classroom instruction.

Mr. Stippick has worked to apply technology solutions to public and private education challenges since 1994. He has worked with school districts across the country, including Los Angeles Unified, NYDOE, Dallas Independent School District, DC Public Schools, and the Hawaiian Department of Education to secure over 100 million in grant funding. Mr. Stippick has literally visited and worked with schools ranging from inner City Los Angeles and Compton Unified to upper tier private schools such as Punahou School, National Cathredral School, and St. Albans. This unique perspective into the needs of education has been a driving force for Mr. Stippick to build teams to create and innovate online education.

With over 18 years in senior level Sales and Marketing Management for educational technology and e-commerce companies. Mr. Stippick’s expertise is the specific ability to take ideas “from a napkin to a functioning organization”. He has been responsible for leading the start-up teams of over half a dozen tech companies toward becoming multi-million dollar organizations with public exits and acquisitions. His depth of experience as a corporate leader, organizational development, and high level sales experience is an invaluable asset to Room 21 Media.

He is bringing the tools, leadership, and wisdom necessary to think “outside of the box”and succeed in 2.0 business environments.

 

Chad LaFavre, Sr. Vice President, Social Tech, AI, and GamingChad LaFavre, Sr. Vice President, Social Tech, AI, and Gaming

17 year veteran in branding, marketing, and business development in entertainment, technology, health and wellness, energy, and hospitality • Co-founder Ncite NeuroMedia developing the “Classroom of the Future” in Nevada, Arizona, California, and Canada • Projects with Music World, Sony Music Latin, Coca-Cola, Telus, Viddy and the Canfield Group • Co-produced the LA Speaker Author and Networking Group (2010 & 2011), bringing together 300 top global authors, speakers and thought-leaders including Peter Guber, Jack Canfield, Tony Hsieh, Peter Diamandis and many others • Co-produced the Sundance Thought Leader Summit (2010), bringing together 200 top luminaries including the Governor of Utah, Timothy Geithner, Dr. Stephen R Covey, Jean Paul DeJoria, Jeff Black (Hotels.com and resorts.com) • Lead strategic initiatives with Jack Canfield • Co-designed and lead the strategy and brand creation of Poet Laureate to the Obama Administration in time for Cuba’s re-introduction to the Free World • Lead the professional re-design of the Shell Canada corporate branded website; co-produced event for Adrien Grenier to promote his film Teenage Paparazzo.

 

Trevor Seemann, Exec. VP TechnologiesTrevor Seemann, Exec. VP, Software Technologies

From being the CEO of IT Problem Solver, Inc. & Founder of Smarter Takeout- Developed Applications for clients in multiple market verticals including online ticketing, online order systems, and application web development. Mr. Seemann brings industry best practices implementations ensuring 100% customer satisfaction for clients in areas of software development, web development, hosting, email protection, network and workstation management.

 

Healthcare Advisors

 

Dan Headrick - Tres Vistas Recovery- Drug Treatment Team in Orange CountyDaniel J. Headrick, MD

Medical Director and Owner, Tres Vistas Recovery & Headrick Medical Center

Prior to opening Tres Vistas Recovery, Dr. Daniel Headrick served for eight years as the Medical Director at Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach, California. Before that, he was the Medical Director of Hoag Hospital Chemical Dependency Center in Newport Beach, California for 11 years. Dr. Dan dedicates much of his time to the care and treatment of his individual clients, overseeing their stabilization to make sure they have a sound transition to treatment and recovery. He cares for each of his clients individually as they withdraw from alcohol and other substances.

Dr. Headrick received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Medical School. He is distinguished by his postgraduate certification from the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 1988, and is also an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine Medical School.

Daniel Headrick continues his training and research in the field of chemical dependency to keep abreast of current techniques and applies them in his work.