Roy Bahat is the head of Bloomberg Beta, a new venture fund backed by Bloomberg L.P., which invests in a wide range of areas including media.
Roy is also chairman of OUYA, a new kind of game console, where he was the first investor.
Roy spent five years leading News Corporation’s IGN Entertainment, an online media company with a monthly audience of 70 million people, a top 10 YouTube channel, and the leading website in its category in almost every market globally. Roy served on the board of Revision3, an online video startup (acquired by Discovery) and was a board observer at Flixster before Warner Bros. acquired it.
Before joining News Corp., Roy was in the public sector in the office of New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and at New York’s 2012 Olympic bid. Roy graduated from Harvard College, where he ran the student public service nonprofit. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
- 05/05/11 -techcrunch.com