Jerry has been a serial entrepreneur, investor, and technology advisor, with over 25 years of experience building and scaling technology companies. He was an early pioneer of commercial web services, initially as co-founder and CTO of Internet Information Systems, Inc. (subsequently Surgery.com) and later as co-founder and CTO of World Point Interactive.

Jerry was on the Executive Committee of the MIT-Stanford Venture Lab (VLAB), which focuses on the success of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures by connecting ideas, technology and people. He was the Event Chair for the 2012 VLAB forum on Gamification – “Gamify Everything – from Monetization to Social Benefit,” as well as the Event Advisor for the groundbreaking 2013 “Virtual Currencies” forum at Stanford.

Jerry received a Doctorate in Oceanography and an MBA in International Business from the University of Hawaii. He received his Bachelors in Mathematics and Masters in Physics from UCLA.