Mr. Richard Thompson is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Signia Venture Partners. Mr. Thompson is a Board Member of Exer (artificial intelligence). He served as Advisor at Lead Edge Capital. He is a Board Member at Skale Labs. Rick is an entrepreneur and investor with a passion for identifying new technology, consumer trends, and investment opportunities. As one of the most successful technology investors and entrepreneurs, Rick co-founded Funzio (acquired by GREE in 2012), Playdom (acquired by The Walt Disney Company in 2010), Adify (acquired by Cox in 2008) and Flycast (IPO in 1999 and acquired by CMGI in 2000). He was the first engineer at Octel Communications (IPO in 1987 and sold to Lucent in 1997). Rick currently serves on the boards of AirXP and Super Evil Megacorp. He received a BS from UC, Santa Cruz and an MBA from the Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on Board of Eonite Perception. He is also an Angel Investor.