Richard M. Zelsonis an American inventor and entrepreneur, currently serving the Chairman, CEO & CTO for RMZ Development LLC dba MyStream. Richard originally Founded MyStream® to create a platform capable of enabling people to connect, directly and wirelessly, to share synchronous real-life experiences, without the need for a separate Internet connection or extra hardware.
Richard has entrepreneurialism and innovation in his DNA, with both of his grandfathers starting and selling companies they founded, and on his fathers side, Richard is a 4th generation recognized inventor and U.S. Patent holder, joining his father, grandfather and great-grandfather before him.
Now, after 8+ years of R&D, Richard hold's 3 Granted U.S. Patents protecting MyStream®’s custom cloud technology. In fact, while first born from Richard’s desire to enable people to “Share Music, Not Headphones!”™ MyStream®’s initial commercialization not only represented the first of it’s kind solution to that universal problem, but much more.
In the press, both Richard and MyStream® have been well received by media, business and technology outlets. Richard has been featured in Investors Business Daily, the LA Times, Business News Daily, Mashable, and more, and MyStream®’s has been called an “Awesome App” by Rolling Stone, a “Leader & Success” by Investors Business Daily, and “Best of the Best” by CNET, among others.
With the development of MyStream®, Richard and the team not only materialized the first functionality of it’s kind, but at the same time, the core and custom stack that was developed to power MyStream® also embodies the solutions to many problems still experienced in modern communications globally, today. From emergency communications if cell towers go down, to vastly enhanced efficiency for the real-time web, to live-streaming on-site directly to devices of those with hearing impairments and hearing aids, and more, Richard and the team are actively pursing the environmental and socially beneficial opportunities that are now uniquely possible (as well as the fun ones, like entirely new types of multiplayer games over Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi, too).
In addition to Richard’s day-to-day activities building and growing MyStream®, Richard has participated in over a dozen high-level Summits held at the White House, the U.S. Institute of Peace, and the United Nations. Richard is a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum of NY, Nexus Global, the Young Entrepreneurs Council, and Entrepreneurs Roundtable.
Beyond work, Richard loves music, philosophy, nature, supporting the arts, making meaningful new connections, playing soccer, hockey, and squash, advising others, and spending time with his friends and family.
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