Mike Bruno, Chief Executive Officer
A founder and CEO of several technolgy start-ups, Mr Bruno has worked
in the areas of consumer electronics, entertainment and computer imaging
since 1983. Prior to joining Hooked, Mike was the CEO of Primecast, Inc.
a developer of infrared laser communications systems, and CEO of Digital
Video Art, Inc. (DVA). Primecast was sold to Gigabeam, Inc. of
Chantilly, VA (NASDAQ: GGBM) in April 2004, and DVA was sold to Worldgate
Communications (NASDAQ: WGAT) in April, 2000. He holds a bachelor's
degree in physics and biophysics from the University of California at San
Diego, and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering-Computer Science
from the University of California at Berkeley.
John Airey, Chief Technical Officer, VP Engineering(emeritus)
A well-known figure in the graphics and computer games industries, Mr.
Airey is the inventor of several practices fundamental to computer
graphics and computer gaming, and has been responsible for the engineering
on several console game titles. Prior to Hooked, John was Chief
Programmer at THQ's Silicon Valley studio, and an MTS at Silicon Graphics
Computer Systems. He holds a bachelor's degree in math-computer science
from Brown University, and a PhD in computer graphics from the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chris Braden, VP Business Development(emeritus)
A participant in technology business development for many years, Mr.
Braden has held a variety of positions in the industry. Prior to joining
Hooked, Chris was VP of Business Development at Sigpro, Inc., an outsource
engineering services provider and developer of VOIP technology in Mountain
View, CA, and VP of Sales and Business Development at Digital Video Art,
Inc. In the past, he has worked as an executive in the commercial
insurance industry, and as a recruiter. Mr. Braden holds a Bachelor's
Degree in commercial photography from Rochester Institute of Technology in