I am a senior business executive and entrepreneur that focuses on technology. Fundamentally, I specialize in revenue generation and all activities required to support it. I have experience in strategy, operations, engineering, product, support, sales, corporate development and business development.
Deeply experienced in intellectual property development, transfer and licensing across multiple industries.
I have a demonstrated history of discovering new technologies and talent, and building technically self-sufficient teams.
I'm told that I'm a "rare mix" of highly technical, innovative, experience-driven and a "natural sales guy".
I am a founding entrepreneur-type but am still quite objective and introspective, and believe in that the ideal is a "combination of personal humility plus professional will" (Jim Collins).
I'm able to function globally with extensive experience in APAC.
For my positions below, if I say I'm an
Investor = I've bought equity in the company
Advisor = I'm being compensated with shares/options
Mentor = I'm helping out for free
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
Ph.D, Molecular Pathology2003
MS, Chemistry and Biochemistry1997
BS, Chemistry and Biochemistry1995
|Jun 16, 2016||The Inquirer.net - Samsung buys cloud firm Joyent to bolster smartphone and IoT services|
|Nov 13, 2014||Bloomberg - Ericsson Looks for a Home in the Cloud|
|Mar 4, 2014||Wired News - Why Turning Your Customers Into ‘Mini-VCs’ Isn’t a Great Idea|
|Mar 4, 2014||Wired News - Why Turning Your Customers Into 'Mini-VCs' Isn't a Great Idea|
|Oct 12, 2012||Gigaom - Doctor’s dream: Jason Hoffman’s quest to build the new web machine|
|Aug 30, 2012||Gigaom - A user revolt and the second coming of TextDrive|
|Aug 30, 2012||TechCrunch - Happy Ending To The Joyent Lifetime Subscription Story|
|Aug 16, 2012||TechCrunch - Cloud Computing Company Joyent Leaves Early Supporters Out In The Cold|