Janne Kouri, who sustained a spinal cord injury himself in 2006, is the Founder and President of NextStep Fitness, CA non-profit for people living with paralysis. Mr. Kouri was the North American Regional Director for Sulake Corporation, a world leading online community entertainment and media company. Mr. Kouri was responsible for Sulake’s overall North American business strategy and management of its property Habbo, a new type of youth brand, which is based on one of the world's fastest growing online communities and virtual worlds for teenagers. Prior to Sulake, Kouri worked in venture capital and was co-founder of Orchimedia, a mobile gaming pioneer. In 1997 he earned a B.S.B.A from the Georgetown University Business School. He also played football for Georgetown and was named the teams Most Valuable Player, an All-American, and was recipient of the 1996 MAAC Defensive Player of the Year Award. He also holds the record for most sacs in a single season (16) and career (31.5). Mr. Kouri currently resides in Hermosa Beach, CA with his wife.