Michael Rinzler is an Executive Vice President at Jazwares, who recently acquired the company he founded, Wicked Cool Toys. Jazwares manufacturers action figures, dolls, plush, play sets and more based on proprietary brands and top licenses from partners, including master toy partner for Fortnite, Roblox, Pokemon, Micro Machines, Peppa Pig, Blippi, Cocomelon, Cabbage Patch Kids and more. Rinzler has a long history in the toy industry dating back 25+ years, and has worked at companies such as MGA, Mattel, Playmates Toys and JAKKS Pacific where he held senior positions, including President of CDI, a JAKKS Pacific company.
He is a Board Member for the Toy Association as well as an Advisory Board Member to Women in Toys, a leading toy industry organization. He is passionate about mentoring and advising fellow entrepreneurs and start-up companies, and has served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.