“Brandle is creating a new genre of brand management that begins with securing authenticity and recording ownership. This approach will become a competitive solution for the enterprise, that will help clarify ownership, bolster their brand and protect against unauthorized activity.“
Tony is a Silicon Valley venture capital veteran. He was general partner of Venrock Associates for over 30 years and served as Managing General Partner and CEO from 2002-2010. During this time, Tony invested in over 60 technology companies with more than two-dozen successful IPO or M&A events. In 2000, he founded GGV Capital, a $1 billion China-focused venture capital fund. Forbes named Mr. Sun to the Forbes Midas list in 2002. Tony sits on the boards of CM Capital, Knightsbridge Capital, and various public and private companies. He is dedicated to serving education and non-profit organizations and was founding board member of the Harvard Business School Research Center of California, and currently sits on the Boards of the San Francisco Asian Art Museum, MIT Center for International Studies, the Harvard China Fund, and the Committee of 100 (a bi-partisan organization of prominent Chinese Americans to address US-China relations).
Jim is a serial entrepreneur and an advisor to venture capital firms and early stage companies. He was the founding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Activision Inc. (now Activision Blizzard), the world’s largest game software company. He created Activision in 1979 with a vision of building a software company that would be a leader in the creation, marketing and distribution of entertainment software for the rapidly-growing computer and video gaming audience. Under Jim’s leadership, Activision went public in 1973. Jim has also started or managed businesses in the packaged goods, publishing, direct marketing, music, broadcasting and Internet services industries, and has served as an advisor to, or director of, a number of start ups, venture capital firms, and those firms’ portfolio companies.
Chip is Founder and CEO of Brandle, Inc.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rossati is our principal legal counsel.