John Pleasants, CEO

John is a long-time Silicon Valley executive and a veteran of the consumer technology industry.  He was CEO of Ticketmaster and its subsidiaries from 1999-2005, as both a public company and a leading division of IAC/InterActiveCorp.  After a stint as COO of Electronic Arts, he joined Brava co-founder Dan Yue at Playdom, where John served as CEO and oversaw Playdom's 2010 acquisition by Disney.  There, he served as Co-President of Disney Interactive Media Group, spearheading the development and launch of Disney Infinity and achieving the division's first-ever multi-quarter profitability.  He joins Brava from Samsung, where he was EVP of Media Solutions.




Thomas Cheng, Co-Founder/COO

Thomas is a serial hardware entrepreneur with more than a decade of IoT experience.  He was the technical co-founder of Streetline Networks, where he led the development and deployment of the then-largest commercial sensor network.  Before founding Brava, he oversaw the hardware division of August Home, the country's leading smart lock company.  Thomas has authored dozens of patents.





Dan Yue, Co-Founder/CPO

Dan was the co-founding CEO of Playdom, which he guided to profitability as one of the leading developers of social games for Facebook and MySpace.  He is also a co-founder, director and former CMO at Green Chef, an organic ingredient and recipe delivery service.