Sonny grew up in South Africa, where his exposure to gun violence instilled a passion for addressing the gun violence epidemic, which he is currently doing through the company that he helped found - Actuate. Actuate builds computer vision software that enables existing security cameras to automatically identify and track threats, providing real-time intelligence to security and first responders. Prior to founding Actuate, Sonny served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, where he led Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection planning and training. After the Marine Corps, Sonny helped corporate executives solve their most challenging growth and operational problems in strategic advisory.
Sonny graduated with a B.A. from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.