Byron is the Co-Founder & CTO of Paragon One, a curated invitation-only community, cultivating authentic career mentorship between international students, entrepreneurs, and leaders from America’s top companies. Its mission is to help talented and ambitious international students obtain the most competitive internships and jobs in the United States which can offer visa opportunities. Byron previously founded Modern Everyday, a data-driven ecommerce retailer of general merchandise with over $15M in revenue in the past year, which was acquired in 2014 by NASDAQ-listed Livedeal Inc. Previously, Byron founded Xenon Project, a remote control toy company which was ranked by Inc Magazine as the 4th fastest growing privately-held retailer in the United States. Xenon Project was acquired in 2012 by a private group. Before that, Byron co-founded Rallypoint Inc., a military R&D firm which delivered on government contracts worth over $1M. Byron holds both a Master of Engineering and B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as well as a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.