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Roger King | SVOD - Silicon Valley Open Doors

Roger King

Roger King is the Founder Bay Angels, which he launched in 1998. Bay Angels has helped launch a number of well-known companies including OpenTable and Photobucket.  He’s the Founder and CEO of ChiefPeople, an executive & technical recruitment firm.  He is well known for finding both talent and start-up capital.  Roger is an active angel investor, board member, and advisor to a number of tech start-ups including Manage, Mondobox, Trpz, Pinn.AI, AtYourGate, and Bizzinc.

He is an active member of the Bay Area tech community and has served as a judge/moderator at pitch panels in San Francisco, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, and Athens.  He plans to host a startup competition in Havana later this year.

Roger has been published in Forbes and Fortune magazine, and appeared on CNN News as a subject matter expert (recruiting for start-ups).  A serious amateur photographer, he’s become a big fan off all things Cuba and has led several photography trips there.  As a hobby, he spent 5 years as a game photographer for the San Francisco 49ers.