StartupGrind Hosts Howard Donaldson (Lunar Owl Studios)

StartupGrindSH2018-05-15 16:34:30


Howard Donaldson is CEO of Lunar Owl Studios, a new venture focused on video games. He has over 20 years’ experience as a senior operating and financial executive at global entertainment and technology companies including Disney Interactive, Electronic Arts Canada, McGraw-Hill Education Group and Vanedge Capital (Venture Capital).

Howard Donaldson 是Lunar Owl 工作室的CEO,专注电竞游戏。过去20多年,他在全球著名的娱乐及技术公司,担任资深运营及财务高管,包括在迪斯尼互动娱乐、加拿大电子艺界、麦格劳希尔教育集团、以及风投基金Vanedge Capital。


Most recently, Howard was a Partner and CFO for Vanedge Capital in Vancouver. The VC fund achieved a superior track record of company exits and investment returns. Prior to Vanedge, Howard was Vice President of Studio Operations for Disney Interactive with general oversight for internal studios. He also co-founded Propaganda Games in Vancouver which was later sold to The Walt Disney Company.  

Howard 曾担任温哥华Vanedge 基金的CFO及合伙人。该风投基金有着极佳的退出及回报记录。在此之前,Howard是迪斯尼互动娱乐的工作室运营的副总裁,运营内部的工作室。他还是温哥华Propaganda 游戏公司的共同创始人,该公司被迪斯尼收购。


Howard was previously Vice President and CFO for Electronic Arts Canada. As a business partner and active member of the executive team, he was responsible for directing strategic business plans that resulted in annual double digit growth in revenue to almost $1 billion, creating the largest interactive studio in the world.  

此前,Howard是加拿大电子艺界公司的副总裁及CFO。作为高管团队的重要一员,他负责指导战略方案的方向,并带领公司取得年度两位数的增长,年销售额达10亿美元,创造了世界上最大的互动工作室。


At 7:15, Dhruv Adhia, the Co-founder & CTO of H+Technology will lead a workshop on Holographic platforms and Human Adaptive Interfaces . H+ was founded in 2012 by Dhruv Adhia, Vincent Yang, and Yamin Li in Vancouver, BC. H+ designs and creates Human Adaptive Interfaces that closely understand human behavior through gestures, emotions, speech and other sensory input. Prior to H+, Dhruv was Technical Director of D-Sign Touchless Interactive, Designer and Developer of Microsoft, and TransLink.

晚7:15,H+ Technology的CTO和共同创始人 Dhruv Adhia 将为大家介绍全息平台以及自适应界面。H+是由Dhruv Adhia, Vincent Yang, 和Yamin Li于2012年在温哥华创立。H+专注设计及开发自适应界面,可以通过人的动作、表情、语言、及其他传感输入,实时了解人的行为。在创立H+之前,Dhruv是D-Sign Touchless Interactive的技术总监,也是微软和TransLink的设计开发师。


H+'s product Holus is a tabletop platform that converts any digital content from a computer, tablet or smartphone into a 3D, holographic experience.

H+的产品Holus是一个桌面平台,可以将任何由电脑、平板、智能手机的电子内容转换成3D、全息的体验。



Agenda活动安排:

7:00pNetworking, wine, and light dinner

晚7点,观众注册、酒水、简易晚餐

7:15p Workshop with Dhruv about Holographic platforms and Human Adaptive Interfaces

晚7:15,Dhruv给大家介绍全息平台及自适应界面的工作坊

8:00p Fireside Chat and Q&A with Howard

晚8点 开始采访Howard

9:00p Informal discussion and networking

晚9点 会后交谈


Time & Address 时间地点

11/23, Wed, 7p-10p

@ CaoHeJing Hi-Tech Park Innovation Center, Building 16, SBP Phase 3, No.1036 Tianlin Rd (Line 9, HeChuan Rd) 田林路1036号漕河径科技绿洲三期16号楼国际孵化联合体 (9号线,合川路)


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在90秒里,向嘉宾和现场朋友们碰碰你的初创公司的想法,招聘也好,融资也行,或者找创业合伙人。简要介绍你的初创公司以及你希望这个创业社区能帮你什么,填写以下问卷即可(长按二维码开启)。


Tickets 门票及支付方式

Early Bird before 11/15 RMB 80/p; Full Price RMB 100/p online, RMB 150/p at the door
11月15日前早鸟票每位80元,网购正价票每位100元,空降每位150元

Each ticket includes free flow beer and light dinner

每张门票包含不限杯啤酒及简易晚餐


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Shanghai Caohejing Hi-tech Park Innovation Center was solely invested and run by Shanghai Caohejing Hi-tech Park Development Corporation. As a business incubator, Innovation Center has committed itself to cultivating and supporting technology-intensive enterprises and promoting commercialization, industrialization and internationalization of scientific and technological achievements.

上海漕河泾新兴技术开发区科技创业中心(简称“创业中心”)是由上海市漕河泾新兴技术开发区发展总公司独资及运营。作为商业孵化器,创业中心致力于孵化及扶持技术为主的企业、并推广商业化、行业化、国际化的高科成就。


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