Dan Janjigian

Mr Janjigian is currently a National Sales Director for Family Heritage Life, and directly runs Gridiron Financial, LLC, offering these products. Gridiron completed 2014 as the number one Team Leader Brokerage in all of Family Heritage, touting the top residential and business to business sales people as part of its organization.

Highly qualified in the mobile field, he helped in the creation of the successful Austin firm, Atomic Axis, and created the initial marketing and sales efforts to help Atomic get off the ground. Atomic was founded to create a single location for large organizations and government entities to have their marketing and technological needs in the mobile sector taken care of.

Mr Janjigian was also founder and CEO of SpeedMenu, Inc, a technology company that allows users to order food, drinks and merchandise from their phones directly onto their tabs. The company was the first to market with a full package to the user and venue. The idea for SpeedMenu came from his restaurant background, having owned 2 restaurants and a popular Austin music venue, and Mr Janjigian also architected the system that quickly expanded to over a dozen states and Canada.

Janjigian was also one of the owners of the popular Hollywood restaurant, Geisha House, which has been featured on popular television shows such as MTV’s Punk’d, and HBO’s, Entourage, and owned and operated Roux Restaurant and The Parish Room in downtown Austin, Texas. Before selling in 2009, The Parish Room experienced a 320% increase in revenues, and hosted such popular acts as Spoon, De La Soul, Pete Townshend (The Who), Perry Ferrel (Janes Addiction), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Les Claypool (Primus), and Ingred Michaelson, to name just a few.

Mr Janjigian is probably best known for competing 9 years internationally in bobsledding, taking a Silver Medal in the 2005 America’s Cup, and as an athlete in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games. He’s also been involved in several films including Seabiscuit, and The Longest Yard. One of his most popular films, the cult classic, The Room, recently became a top selling book, and is in production with James Fanco and Seth Rogan to show the making of the film for release in 2015.

Specialties

Sales/Marketing and Management, Business Development