Michael Bay • Co-Founder
Producing and directing credits totaling $12+ billion in the worldwide box office. Directing credits, The Rock, Bad Boys, Armageddon include Transformers and The Island. Directing work includes work with actors Sean Connery, Will Smith, Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, and Ewan McGregor.
John & Anthony Gentile • Co-Founders
Created consumer and entertainment brands generating $1.2 billion in worldwide sales. Produced, wrote, and directed 150+ hours of family entertainment for TV, including Dragon Flyz, Sky Dancers, Happy Ness, and Jelly Bean Jungle. Past partners include Hasbro, Mattel, Fischer-Price, Disney, and Viacom. Issued 10 US patents.
Doug Nunes • Co-Founder, CEO
20+ years of experience in executive management in the entertainment, digital media, and financial services industries. Extensive relationships within the creative center of the entertainment industry. Past experience includes US Interactive, Digital Evolution, and The Millennium Group/ Magnet Interactive.
Roy Kim • CFO
20+ years experience in technology, media, and telecom industries including consulting, investing, and M&A. $35+ billion in M&A /financing transactions. Past experience includes The Raine Group, Goldman Sachs, and CJ Group. MBA, Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. BS, Comp Sci, US Naval Academy.
David Lee • Chief Corp Development Officer
One of the first 200 employees to join Google, and lead their global expansion. Over 20 years of experience in tech, media, and finance as an executive, entrepreneur, and VC. Co-founder of XG Ventures, a Google alumni angel fund, and SK Telecom Ventures. Invested in 40+ companies with over 13 acquisitions to Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, and Disney.
Steven Chen • Digital Media Strategist
451's Digital Media Strategist is an internet entrepreneur. In 2005, Steve founded the video-sharing site YouTube with Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. YouTube quickly became one of the web's fastest-growing sites and was ranked as the 10th most popular website just a year after its launch. There are reportedly 100 million clips viewed daily on YouTube, with an additional 65,000 new videos uploaded every 24 hours. Chen was named one of the "The 50 people who matter now" by Business 2.0 magazine in 2006. That year, he and Hurley sold YouTube to Google, Inc. for $1.65 billion in stock.