With nearly 40 years’ experience, Jeff Lewis has a proven, dedicated track record in product development and Far East Sourcing. A founder and former owner of 4Kidz, Inc., Jeff has successfully developed and sourced hundreds of products spanning a variety of categories- including toys, juvenile products, automotive accessories, agricultural hardware, lighting and many more.
A 2nd Generation “Toy Guy” whose Dad founded LJN Toys in XXXX, Jeff spent his formative years in the toy industry, first traveling to Hong Kong in 1974. Following the opening of China to the west in 1986, he was amongst the vanguard of pioneers shifting the majority of global production to Mainland China, and in more recent years, to other Asian countries including Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam.
The relationships and resources that Jeff has established over these years span generations, and are an invaluable asset that serve to greatly benefit his clients.
Jeff founded Ridgefield Ventures as a ‘one stop’ end to end, concept-to-market consulting firm, helping start ups and others alike to achieve significant success.