Meet Our Passionate Team at Ka Pow Wow Entertainment

Founder and CEO: Dr. Vincent James deFilippo; aka Dr. V

A native New Yorker, and International Financier, Dr. deFilippo has more than 26 years of finance industry experience involving capital investment, capital raising, alternative financing, consulting, business strategy, and asset management involving stock market and real estate investment strategies. He is an Angel Investor, and Entrepreneur.

As the CEO of a Private Equity fund located in Hong Kong, Dr. deFilippo developed business operations throughout the Asia Pacific Region while building offices in Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. During 2013 to 2018, Dr. deFilippo completed more than $2,000,000,000 USD in financing solutions for shareholders of publicly traded companies throughout the Asia Pacific Region made up of the Entertainment, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Energy, Credit and Financial Services industries. In addition, he advised on merger and acquisition targets as well as other business development strategies for both private and publicly traded companies.

Further, he has assisted publicly listed companies, globally, with the development, training, and implementation of Investor Relations or Corporate Communications programs through the use of Digital and traditional Marketing, branding, SEO, and Social Media marketing strategies.

Dr. deFilippo holds a Doctrine of Business Administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; a Master of Business Administration from Manchester University, UK; a Master’s Degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris; and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. He also has completed Professional Certifications from Harvard University, MIT, and Columbia University in Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Investment and Finance, and Construction Management respectively.

Dr. deFilippo also holds a Feature Film Producer Diploma from the Hollywood Film Institute, and has completed the filmmaking certificate program at the New York Film Academy. He has completed advanced creative writing and feature film script writing courses through UCLA, Penguin Random House, and the University of East Anglia. He has also attended Filmmaking Master Classes with Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, and Ron Howard.

Dr. deFilippo is an avid comic book collector and passionate film buff. He has assisted in funding various film projects globally, and has advised on story ideation, movie scripts, and novel adaptations or development. He is a writer, producer and director of films. He is passionate about mentoring children, philanthropy, and helping adults achieve their goals in life.

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Founder and CEO: Dr. Vincent James deFilippo; aka VJ deFil

A native New Yorker, and International Financier, Dr. deFilippo has more than 26 years of finance industry experience involving capital investment, capital raising, alternative financing, consulting, business strategy, and asset management involving stock market and real estate investment strategies. He is an Angel Investor, and Entrepreneur. As the CEO of a Private Equity fund located in Hong Kong, Dr. deFilippo developed business operations throughout the Asia Pacific Region while building offices in Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing.

During 2013 to 2018, Dr. deFilippo completed more than $2,000,000,000 USD in financing solutions for shareholders of publicly traded companies throughout the Asia Pacific Region made up of the Entertainment, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Energy, Credit and Financial Services industries. In addition, he advised on merger and acquisition targets as well as other business development strategies for both private and publicly traded companies.

Dr. deFilippo has also managed investment portfolios for both individual and institutional investors throughout his career. Further, he has assisted publicly listed companies, globally, with the development, training, and implementation of Investor Relations or Corporate Communications programs through the use of Digital and traditional Marketing, branding, SEO, and Social Media marketing strategies.

Dr. deFilippo is an avid comic book collector and passionate film buff. He has assisted in funding various film projects globally, and has advised on story ideation, movie scripts, and novel adaptations or development. He is a writer, producer and director
of films.

Dr. deFilippo holds a Doctrine of Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration, a Master’s Degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He also has completed Professional Certifications from Harvard University, MIT, and Columbia University in Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Investment and Finance, and Construction Management respectively.

Dr. deFilippo also holds a Feature Film Producer Diploma from the Hollywood Film Institute, and has completed advanced creative writing and feature film script writing courses through UCLA, Penguin Random House, and the University of East Anglia. He has also attended Filmmaking Master Classes with Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, and Ron Howard.

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Co-Founder and Creative Director: Ms.Tomasa Antonia deFilippo

Ms. deFilippo is the inspiration, motivation, and driving force behind Ka Pow Wow Entertainment Group. Tomasa is a passionate dancer, creative artist, mesmerizing singer, and all-around lovable partner. Tomasa is passionate about acting, and performing on film. She is currently studying ballet, gymnastics, martial arts, Mandarin, and performing arts, among other diverse academic topics, in New York City. As Creative Director, her focus is on developing inspiring stories that highlight the challenges and achievements of women. Her motto is, “everything can be solved with Girl-Power!”

Editor/Writer/Assistant Director: Zige Pan (Dax)

Zige has a strong analytical background and has completed a double major of actuarial science and statistics, while also completing two SOA certificates during this time. He specialized in building mathematical models for equity options contracts, and portfolio management. Zige has a solid programming background using Python, and has advised IT groups with their method of data collection and analysis.

Zige has experience raising capital for China Based companies and building business networks in China, Canada and the USA. He is Avid Media Composer certified, and has film editing experience. Zige completed his Avid Media certification and diploma at the New York Film Academy, New York City.

Zige is a trilingual speaker fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English. He is instrumental in developing the foreign distribution of books, films and other content throughout the Asia Pacific Region, specifically China.

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Business Development/Writer: Brittany Pepe (Bee)

Born in Staten Island, New York, Bee graduated high school with high honors and is currently studying criminal psychology at the University of Phoenix. Bee is passionate about helping people, especially those who have fallen victim to mental health issues. She has volunteered her services to work with high school children that have special needs as well as diverse groups of children suffering from mental disorders or medical conditions that do not allow them to work on their own.
She is conversational in German, and is also participating in several creative writing, acting, and filmmaking courses.
Bee’s hobbies include reading, writing, traveling, studying/watching serial killer documentaries and consistently searching for the best French fry spot on the planet. She has yet to be successful with the latter but she has no plans to give up anytime soon and is open to any and all suggestions!