• Aber Whitcomb Linkedin

    – Aber Whitcomb was most recently CTO and a co-founder of MySpace where he was responsible for the engineering and technical operations groups of one of the world's most successful social networking sites. Since its founding, Aber has overseen the technologies that have enabled MySpace to grow from 0 to over 130 million users. Aber is a recognized expert in large scale computing, networking and storage and frequently speaks about these matters.

  • Ashwin Navin Linkedin

    – Ashwin Navin was the President and Co-founder of BitTorrent until August 2008. He hails from Yahoo where he was an influential member of the company’s Corporate Development group. He possesses extensive experience in structuring and negotiating acquisitions, partnerships and alliances in the tech industry.

  • Dan Bragiel Linkedin

    – Dan Bragiel has co-founded 2 companies and has been involved in startups for the past 10 years. He began with mobile gaming at Paragon 5 focusing on running the offices in Poland, Netherlands and Argentina. He then co-founded the startup Meetro, a pioneer in the location/mobile space. He then went on to start Lefora that was sold in 2010.

  • Paul Bragiel Linkedin

    – Paul Bragiel was the co-founder of Lefora, a product bringing forums into the 21st century. Previously he co-founded Meetro, the first location based social network and was the founder of Paragon Five, a game development studio specializing in console and mobile with offices in Chicago and Krakow, Poland.


Our friends in San Francisco that will stop by frequently

  • Aaron Patzer – founder mint
  • Akash Garg Linkedin – co-founder hi5, twitter platform
  • Annie Chang Linkedin – co-founder lolapps
  • Anthony Soohoo Linkedin – founder dotspotter
  • Bill Lee – co-founder/ceo remarq
  • David Ulevitch Linkedin – founder/ceo opendns
  • David Weekly Linkedin – founder pbworks, devhouse, hackerdojo
  • Jameson Hsu – co-founder mochi media
  • Jared Kopf – co-founder adroll, homerun
  • Jawed Karim – co-founder youtube
  • Jim Young Linkedin – co-founder/cto/ceo of
  • Kevin Rose – founder digg, revision3
  • Lawrence Coburn – founder rateitall
  • Michael Marquez – co-founder code advisors, ex-evp cbs
  • Mike Arrington – founder techcrunch
  • Naval Ravikant – founder epinions, vast, venturehacks
  • Patrick Koppula – co-founder ilike, ffwd
  • Peter Weck – co-founder storyjumper, simplyhired
  • Philip Kaplan – founder blippy, adbrite
  • Russ Simmons Linkedin – co-founder/cto yelp
  • Steve Jang Linkedin – fmr. cmo & head of bd, imeem
  • Ted Rheingold – founder dogster
  • Tom McInerney Linkedin – founder tgm, coo klout

Those outside San Francisco who will stop by from time-to-time

  • Cheyenne Ehrlich – founder specialty retail shops
  • Chris DeWolfe – co-founder myspace
  • Colin Digiaro – co-founder myspace, mindjolt
  • Darcy Antonellis – cto warner brothers
  • Josh Berman – co-founder beachmint, myspace
  • Maryse Thomas – founder pokeware
  • Richard Yoo – founder rackspace, serverbeach
  • Timothy Chen Linkedin – head of sales, via technologies