David Cheng, CEO & co-founder
David is a business guy with years of venture capital and investment banking experience, where he covered everything from Southeast Asian online gaming companies, triple-junction solar cells and CMOS-on-Sapphire ICs. He's a self-taught CSS+HTML guy and has been known to dabble in JS and Python. David graduated from UC Berkeley with a BS in Business.
His favorite captain is Han Solo
Dallas Heliker, CTO & co-founder
Dallas is a full-stack engineer who has been building some of the world's most trafficked dating sites for the past eight years. He's a LAMP stack guy and is proud to code in PHP. In college, he also built one of the largest real money auction houses for Diablo 2. Dallas graduated from UCSB with a BS in Computer Science.
His favorite captain is Jean-Luc Picard
Andrew Koller, VP of Operations
Andrew is an operations guy, with years of experience around enterprise software. His previous experience includes director and co-founder of Revenade, an enterprise business development strategy consulting and outsourcing firm. He has also dabbled in venture capital and consulting for investment companies on their big data problems. Andrew graduated from Rice University with a BS in Physics and a BA in Chemistry.
His favorite captain is Lone Starr
Josh Becker, Advisor
Josh is currently CEO of Lex Machina. Josh previously worked at Silicon Valley tech companies Agile Software, Earthweb and Netscape and venture capital firms Redpoint and Brentwood. He was also a Founding General Partner of New Cycle Capital. He earned a joint J.D./M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. from Williams College.
His favorite captain is Steve Rogers, FKA Captain America
Rahul Prakash, Advisor
Rahul is currently the co-founder of the Hatchery and a partner at Coyote Point Partners. He was recently the COO at MyEnergy. Prior, he served as the Founding COO to 1 Block off the Grid and was VP of Operations & Marketing for Spock and co-founded the Clean Economy Network. Rahul received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
His favorite captain is Morgan
Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Advisor
Satyam is currently a part-time CTO for multiple startups through RKR Group, acts as an adjunct professor for Georgetown and George Mason Universities, and was formerly Chief Knowledge Officer and VP of Analytics for Network Solutions and Senior Research Scientist & Head of AOL Research Labs for AOL. He has a Ph.D. from IIT Bombay and MBA from Virginia Tech. He is an author of over 35 research papers.
His favorite captain is Hanuman
(technically a deity, but he did lead an army so we're counting it).