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Clark Nesselrodt

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Adam Hocherman

Mr. Hocherman is a two-time entrepreneur turned toy industry executive. Today, in his role as SVP Product Development & Innovation at Fat Brain Toys, Adam spearheads the company’s inventor relations, leads the product development team, and plays a key role in the organization’s leadership.

Prior to Fat Brain, Hocherman spent five years as an executive with PlayMonster. Prior to that he built and sold two consumer products companies, both to the toy and game industry. He holds a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Automotive Design concentration) and an MBA, both from Cornell University.

Outside of his professional life, Mr. Hocherman authored and taught a graduate-level business class at the Van Loan Graduate School at Endicott College. He is also a founding venture partner at NextGen Venture Partners in Boston, MA and enjoys advising (and/or being advised by!) budding and/or seasoned entrepreneurs.

In his spare time he enjoys playing and designing games, teaching his two daughters about the same, coaching softball, reading, tinkering and spending time with his family.
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Adam has rebuilt his 1988 Williams Cyclone pinball machine - the best pinball machine ever made. "Step right up! Riiiide the Cyclone!"
When Adam was a teenager he told Tim Sweeney (who went on to invent the Unreal Engine and create Fortnite) that graphics in video games were overrated...
After his first semester of undergraduate engineering, Adam considered dropping out to become a musician.

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