Bob Pasker has been building successful technology companies and products for over 25 years. His deep understanding of the software, hardware, and networking industries has led him to design and develop innovative, award winning products, most notably WebLogic, where he was a Co-Founder/Chief Architect of the WebLogic Application Server. WebLogic was acquired by BEA "Oracle" for around $200M and generated over $500M in license revenue for BEA, now Oracle’s flagship middleware product. In 1999, Bob was a pioneer in the real-time web and AJAX space. He developed one of the first internet pub/sub and Rich Internet Application systems and led the team which developed the first embedded web-based device management system. Bob has held leadership positions at Azul Systems, BEA Systems (Oracle), and Digital Equipment; he also serves as the CTO-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Bob graduated from San Francisco State University and holds a Masters degree from Brown University.
Jude is the founder of Heyzap, the largest mobile game network with over 6MM users, it's backed by YCombinator and Union Square Ventures. He was born in London and holds a BSc in Engineering and Management from the UK's Cambridge University. During his final year of University he started Sugar Global, a digital photo frame brand, making sales to UK stores including Harrods, Selfridges, Amazon and Firebox.com. After Sugar Global, Jude went on to found an charity gaming site (helpthirst) in contract with WorldVision.