Leadership Team

Gabriel Leydon

Gabriel Leydon

Chief Executive Officer

Gabriel Leydon launched Satori in 2017. Prior to founding MZ, Gabriel was the creator and game designer of America's Army Arcade Edition at Global VR, a leading US coin-op manufacturer and the U.S. Army's Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis. Before embarking on the America's Army project, Gabriel was a game designer at Tsunami Visual Technologies, where he amassed deep game design and monetization experience. Earlier in his career, Gabriel also worked on various coin-op games for Atari/Midway Games. Gabriel was recently named as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015 by Goldman Sachs at their fourth annual Builders + Innovators Summit.

Kristen Dumont

Kristen Dumont

Chief Operating Officer

Kristen joined MZ in early 2015 after serving as a company advisor for 2 years. Prior to joining MZ, Kristen founded and led Goodwin Procter's California employment law and trade secrets practice. Before founding Goodwin Procter's employment and trade secrets group, she was a Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focused on advising emerging technology companies, both private and public, in all stages and facets of growth, including company formation, retention and development of employees, strategic partnerships, M&A and IPOs. Kristen was repeatedly recognized as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" and was named multiple times as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in California.

Tory Valenzuela

Tory Valenzuela

Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Before joining MZ, Tory was General Counsel of Cypress Semiconductor (CY), where she also advised Cypress's three privately-funded subsidiaries, including SunPower. Tory brings more than 15 years of experience advising public and private companies on a broad range of issues, including M&A, venture investments and IPOs, as well as litigation, corporate law and the prosecution and monetization of IP portfolios. Prior to Cypress, Tory practiced at Clifford Chance US and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. In 2012, she was named a “Woman of Influence” by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Tory earned her law degree from Stanford Law School.

Francois Orsini

Francois Orsini

Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining MZ, Francois was the Database Architect and Evangelist at Sun Microsystems and prior to that, he spent more than 20 years in senior staff engineering and architect roles at companies including Sybase, Cloudscape, Oracle, and many others. Francois has extensive experience working with databases and infrastructure development, honing his expertise in distributed data management systems, scalability, security, resource management, HA cluster solutions, and connectivity services. He also worked with VISA International and VISA USA to implement the first VISA Cash virtual ATM for the Internet and founded a VC-backed startup called Unikala in 1999. Francois holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Computer Science from the Paris Institute of Technology.