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 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 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.