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Blake Krikorian
An experienced entrepreneur, Blake Krikorian cofounded Sling Media after founding and serving as the CEO of id8 Group Holdings, a firm that both advised industry-leading companies on product strategy and invested in new product creation. id8 Group’s client list has included, among others, Microsoft, AMD, ARM Ltd, AT&T, Toshiba, Hitachi, Vulcan, Inc., Samsung Electronics, and Time Warner.

Krikorian started his career at General Magic, which created the Magic Cap operating system for mobile intelligent communicators and Telescript, an agent-based network programming language for the emerging electronic marketplace (pre-Internet). At General Magic, he assisted industry-leading telecom and consumer electronics companies, including NTT, Sony, Mitsubishi Electric, Sanyo, OKI, and Matsushita/Panasonic, in creating and defining new products, and partnerships.

In 1994, Krikorian cofounded the Philips Mobile Computing Group, which was funded by Philips Electronics. As group product manager, he built and co-led the team that defined, created, delivered, and marketed the award-winning Velo 1 Windows CE Handheld PC and its associated product line.

Krikorian then left Philips Mobile Computing Group to serve as senior vice president at Metis Associates, an information technology consulting firm and incubator of core technology companies. He led the creation of Metis’ first incubated company, Mainbrace Corporation, which developed and licensed software technologies and manufacture-able device platforms to system OEMs, service providers, and semiconductor vendors. Krikorian’s served as the company’s president for the first two years of its operation. Mainbrace was acquired by BSQUARE in 2000.

Krikorian holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UCLA.

  Blake Krikorian