Hans Ku is head of user engagement and co-founder at Ptch, a fast way to make and share short videos from your media. He has led and nurtured the development of visionary digital products at both seed-stage startups and billion dollar entertainment and technology companies such as DreamWorks, Disney, Ceiva, HP, and Intel. Hans has a long standing passion for products that enable people to easily connect and communicate visually.
Hans holds a BSE from the UCLA School of Engineering and an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business with a Certificate in the Business of Entertainment from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Speaking engagements include: 2012, Century City, California: MongoDB/10Gen speaker 2011, Los Angeles, California: Box.com speaker 2010, Miyazaki, Japan: HP IT Tech Forum keynote 2008, Los Angeles: SIGGRAPH Studio Color Management 2006, Milan: AMD keynote 2006, Los Angeles: CESASC keynote 2005, Mexico City: AMD keynote Specialties
Entrepreneurship, alliances, strategic innovation, technology R&D, product management and development, operational efficiency, creative vision, business/competitive analysis, marketing (social, mobile, local)