President & CEO, QuantumSphere
Mr. Maloney is a serial entrepreneur responsible for QSI’s operational execution and creating shareholder value. Since the Company’s inception, he has raised more than $30 million in private equity funding and secured brand name global partners in the chemical and battery sectors along with multiple government agencies. He also led an IP strategy resulting in several issued patents and has developed and taken multiple revenue-producing products to market.
Prior to QSI, Mr. Maloney was vice president of institutional sales and marketing at First American Corp. (NYSE:FAF) working in the Capital Management and Trust Division. Previously, Mr. Maloney served as Principal and Compliance Officer at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), an institutional investment advisory firm with over $1.5 trillion in assets under management, where he also held NASD Series 7, 26, 63, and 65 securities licenses.
With a lifelong passion for health, fitness, and marketing, Mr. Maloney co-founded a health food company that created a “Ready-to-Blend” all natural fruit smoothie product, which grew into a leading pre-packaged solution for convenient, healthy, freshly blended beverages on-the-go. More than 10 million units were sold nationally before being acquired. He was also a co-founder of a social media technology company that was acquired by a public company.
Mr. Maloney has been involved with eight start-ups and has consulted with and raised capital for numerous private equity transactions ranging from bio-tech, clean energy, chemicals, and software to health food and social media. He also sits on the regional board of directors of Gen Next, an OC-based non-profit focused on economic growth, education, and national security, and is a member of the International Executive Committee for the Internet Marketing Association (IMA). Mr. Maloney has been awarded several U.S. patents and earned his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine and an MBA from Pepperdine University.