A daily practitioner of meditation, Richard is a seeker of new experiences who once took a waverunner solo from Florida to The Bahamas and back.
Richard has been a pioneer in the fields of software development, technology, consumer digital media and entertainment for more than 30 years. He has extensive experience as a founder, executive, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. He has founded 4 companies with three exits to Adobe, Wherehouse Music and RealNetworks. Richard started his career at Apple on the Macintosh Software team and served as President Disney Online 1996-98. Richard has personally invested in more than 100 companies, a large percentage of which have had successful exits or continue on as successful companies, including: AdECN (acquired by Microsoft), AudioMill (acquired by Real Networks), Bridg (acquired by Cardlytics) Jukin Media (acquired by Trusted Brands Media), Scopely, GameSpy (acquired by Fox).