ABOUT: Kevin James Salveson and Ideas Million Dollar
Kevin James Salveson is an award-winning author, former Wall Street stockbroker, teacher, musician, entreprenuer and braggart from Claremont, California. Salveson graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in Writing. His work includes a novel, plays, screenplays, theater reviews for Dramalogue, short essays and fiction, poetry, and international journalism. He has worked for The Hollywood Reporter and the Beijing University of Astronautics, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Wells Fargo Advisors Finet. Salveson is currently at work on a new novel and publishes regularly at www.ideasmilliondollar.com
Previously a host for 88.9 KXLU-FM's political program Alternative Outlook in Los Angeles, Salveson was also featured as a guitarist in cripcore band The Undertoad in the 1990s. Lighting the fuse for a creative explosion in the Pomona Arts Colony's early years, The Undertoad often played The Haven Coffeehouse and Gallery as well as shows across the Southern California region at venues such as The Music Machine, Rajis, Cal Poly Pomona, and The Claremont Colleges.
Salveson went on to form a rock band in Beijing, China in the mid-1990's with reknown artist FAZI from Yuan Ming Yuan. More on that can be found at www.fazimusic.com. His work in China also included consulting and training for the hosts of the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995.
Since selling his financial advisory business in 2014, Salveson has founded Salvus Corp and now functions as the President of Extablisment Media (a Salvus subsidiary). More on that enterprise can be found at www.extablisment.com
Married to Jobi Salveson for over fifteen years, together with her he enjoys parenting his twin daughters, coaching soccer, ripping on Republicans, and gardening in his spare time.