Board of Directors

Jeff Webber
Board Member

Jeff is Managing Director of The Entrepreneurs' Fund III. The Funds' entrepreneur-centric model is an extension of the philosophy that Jeff employed from 1990-2003 as the founding partner of R .B. Webber & Company, Inc., which provided strategic planning consulting services to high technology companies. Prior to R. B. Webber, Jeff founded New Venture Consultants, Inc., a firm specializing in advisory services to start up ventures, and served as its president from 1980 to 1987. Jeff began his professional career in 1977 as a member of the strategic planning team at McKinsey & Company in Los Angeles. Jeff's extensive knowledge and experience makes him a valuable addition to early-stage enterprises. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors at Accept Software, Inc., BorderWare Technologies, Inc., Enquisite Software, Inc., LignUp Corporation, PTRx, Inc., Renaissance 2.0 Media, SOASTA and Vizible Corporation. Before that, he served on six public company boards' Aurum Software, Inc., AvantGo, Inc., Commerce One Inc., Persistence Software Inc., Sagent Technology and Sybase Inc.—as well as numerous private company boards. Jeff holds a BA from Yale University. When he is not engaging with start up ventures, Jeff enjoys skiing and fly-fishing.

Greg Titus
Board Member

Greg is the chairman of CourseAdvisor, which he co- founded in December 2004, and its acquisition by Washington Post in 2007. Greg was formerly President/CEO of Acadient, a leading developer of online education and the parent company of The Boston Institute of Finance, The Willet Institute and Boston Test Prep. Prior to founding Acadient, Greg was Senior Vice President of e-Commerce at Scudder Kemper Investments, and co-Founder/Vice President-Director of Arnold Interactive, the interactive media division of Arnold Communications. In addition to Arnold, Greg's agency background includes stints at Young & Rubicam/New York, Saatchi and Saatchi/DFS, and RSC/Boston. Greg is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (www.mitx.org). He holds degrees in Marketing and Art from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and attended the Graduate School of Business at Bentley College. When not starting companies, Greg enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and coaching and playing ice hockey. He recently fulfilled a childhood dream playing for the Boston Bruins Alumni Team in a game for charity.

Carlos Cashman
Board Member

Carlos is founder and CEO of ConstellationCK, a startup which provides alternative revenue engines for leading web sites across the Internet. Carlos has worked with numerous successful start-ups as an executive, founder, investor and advisor in the US and abroad for the last 16 years. He is currently an active angel investor and involved with several charities related to promotion of global peace and education. Carlos serves on the Board of Directors of Asset Performance Technologies, an advanced data and analytics provider for heavy industrial equipment he co-founded in 2003. In 2005 he co-founded CourseAdvisor, a leading Search Engine Marketing firm in the post-secondary education industry, which was sold two years later to the Washington Post. CourseAdvisor was designated one of the fastest growing companies in New England and voted one of Boston's Best Places to Work in 2007. The first company Carlos founded, Opus360, went public on the NASDAQ in 2000 and was sold in 2001 to Artemis International. Carlos attended MIT on full scholarship.

John Welch
Board Member

John is veteran leader of the online games industry and one of the early pioneers of digital distribution of entertainment. He is President of Making Fun, Inc., a division of News Corporation Digital Media Group. John came to News Corp via its acquisition of Making Fun, where he was CEO and co-founder. Making Fun blends the financial, production, technology and marketing resources of a big publisher with the passion and creativity of independent developers to deliver an innovative and diverse portfolio of games. By working with external studios across a variety of platforms — including social networks, smartphones and tablets — Making Fun brings high-quality games to consumers on their preferred device. Prior to forming Making Fun, John was co-founder & CEO of PlayFirst, the casual games publisher famous for the best-selling ``Diner Dash`` brand that has touched hundreds of millions of consumers. John was responsible for the vision, financing, strategic direction and operations of the company for its first five years, as well as the production of the first Diner Dash title. PlayFirst was an innovator in bringing the full-service publishing model to casual online and downloadable games. Prior to forming PlayFirst, he spent nearly five years building Shockwave.com into one of the Internet's top game portals as the company's Vice President of Games and Product. He was a key member of the Dreamcast Network leadership team at SEGA from 1998 to 1999. Previously, John spent several years running a small consultancy he co-founded. He began his career at Andersen Consulting. John has served as steering committee member and chair of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Online & Casual Games groups, and he is a regular faculty member of the annual Game Developers' Conference. John is an active member and officer of the Golden Gate chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He holds degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from M.I.T. and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Charles Huang
Board Member

Charles has been entertaining kids and adults now for over 15 years. As a co-founder of RedOctane, he co-created the Guitar Hero video game franchise, which went on to become the fastest video game to reach $1B in sales and has exceeded $5B of total revenue to date. In 2006, Huang, along with his brother Kai, was elected as one of the top 50 producers in New Media by the Producers Guild of American New Media Council membership which includes such famed movie directors as Jerry Bruckheimer and Brian Grazer.

Robert Martyn
Board Member

Rob is a game industry veteran who has held executive positions at EA, AOL Games, and Zynga. He was the executive producer for The SIMS and SimCity, and part of the team for NBA basketball, NHL hockey, PGA Tour Golf, College Football and Basketball, and MotoRacer. He is currently Studio COO at Zynga.

Umair Khan
Chairman and CEO

Umair is Founder and Chairman of Renaissance 2.0 Media, Inc. Umair is also Venture Partner with The Entrepreneurs' Fund, an early stage Silicon Valley based venture fund. Previously, Umair co-founded Clickmarks Inc., a mobile software company with investors such as Vodafone, DFJ, and Mitsubishi that was acquired by Semotus Inc. in 2005. Umair also founded Verisium, a software testing tools company and Folio3, a services company that focuses on providing offshore operations incubation to small companies. He is also co-founder of Chowk, a social community focused on South Asia. Umair was part of the Itanium microprocessor group at Intel Corporation. Umair started his career as a high school teacher, teaching math and advanced math to 10th and 11th graders. Umair received a BS in Mathematics (1992) and an MS in Computer Engineering (1995), both from MIT.