Mr. Risheq is a successful entrepreneur with over 25 years worldwide experience in starting, funding and running successful companies in multiple channels and industries.
In 2017, Mr. Risheq launched instaSculpting to revolutionize the financing and distribution of the non-invasive body contouring industry.
In 2018, Mr. Risheq was hired by Reborn Coffee as President and successfully placed their coffee in 1000 Walmart Stores across the USA.
He founded Arkami in mid 2012 in Orange County, California and created myIDkey. myIDkey won 3 CEA innovation Awards at the CES show in Las Vegas in Jan 2013. myIDkey had a successful Kickstarter campaign and is on track to be one of the most successful products ever.
In 2015, Mr. Risheq was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal.
In 2009 Mr. Risheq founded SimpliPure, a water filtration and purification company. That company is in the middle of an acquisition by a $1.5 billion company.
In 2005, he co-founded Cellynx, Inc. which was funded by Palomar Ventures, raised $6 million and has since been acquired.
In 1998 Mr. Risheq established a direct sales organization in Dubai, Saudi Arabia & Kuwait and grew it from $0 to $150 million in ten years. Currently, it’s the largest distributorship of Rainbow cleaning systems in the world.
Prior to that, he helped Qualcomm’s infrastructure unit develop a CDMA based WLL network in the country of Egypt as well as in other countries in North Africa, East Europe and the Middle East.
From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Risheq ran a seven branch department store ‘The Grand Stores’ and purchased products from trade shows all over the world. Mr. Risheq also consulted for and represented companies such as Emerson, Hughes Networks, Vivitar, Toshiba, LG and others.
Mr. Risheq has just been awarded Excellence in Entrepreneurship in Orange County and at that time was nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year by the Orange County Business Journal
Mr. Risheq has a B.S. in Management from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.