Birthplace: Amityville, New York
Chief Executive Officer of Pipedream Products, one of the largest manufacturers of adult novelties, gag gifts, and pleasure products in the world. At 15, Orlandino got his start in the adult and gift industry unloading trucks for Forum Novelties in New York and worked his way up to General Manager. In 1992, he relocated to Los Angeles and joined Pipedream Products as Vice President of Sales/Marketing. In 1994, he became a partner in the corporation and currently runs all day-to-day operations at Pipedream.
In 1996, Orlandino founded the Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo, the industry's first and largest business-to-business tradeshow, which he still currently manages. In 1999, he was named to the Board of Directors for the Free Speech Coalition, where he served as Treasurer for four years. Orlandino is also the founder of the Frank N. Orlandino Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing tuition assistance for students with financial difficulties. In recognition of an outstanding career as CEO of Pipedream Products, Orlandino is included in the 2008/2009 Princeton Premier Registry, where he is listed among the most accomplished business leaders and professionals.
Throughout the years, Orlandino has received numerous industry awards and achievements. In 2010, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from EAN, Europe's leading trade publication. In 2011, he was named Business Man of the Year by EAN magazine. Orlandino was also honored for his leadership and recognized for his charitable contributions with Rock Out Cures, a nonprofit organization based in New York that provides financial assistance to the American Cancer Society, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Most recently, Orlandino was inducted into the Hall of Fame by AVN, one of the industry's leading business-to-business trade publications in the US.
With his extensive knowledge of importing, manufacturing, product development, sales and merchandising, combined with almost 30 years of experience in the adult industry, Orlandino is considered by many to be the premiere authority in the adult novelty business. He is currently CEO of the Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo and CEO of Pipedream Products.