Managing Partner at SuperLayer, Founder at Rally.
Kevin Chou Introduction
Kevin Chou is Managing Partner at SuperLayer, Founder at Rally. Rally is a blockchain project for Creators and their fan communities to thrive together. Prior, Kevin was the founding CEO of Forte. He has turned over the CEO role to Josh Williams, a co-founder of the project. Forte's mission is to build a more collaborative future in gaming by realigning the economic relationship between players and developers. Kevin currently serves as the Chairman of Gen.G, a new esports enterprise bridging Asia and North America. He was the founding CEO of Gen.G, and hired Chris Park to succeed him in January 2019. Gen.G is the parent company of Seoul Dynasty in the Overwatch League, as well as the former 2017 League of Legends world champions Samsung Galaxy. Previously, Kevin was CEO and founder of Kabam, a top developer of mobile games. Kevin led the company from business plan founding to over $400M in annual revenue serving over 500 million players. Kabam developed leading partnerships with Marvel, Star Wars, Fast & Furious, Lord of the Rings, and Hunger Games. Kabam was profitable from 2012 until the sale of the company's studios to Netmarble, 21st Century Fox, and GAEA, which in total generated nearly $1 billion in value. Prior to founding Kabam, Kevin was a venture capitalist at the VC firm Canaan Partners investing in consumer internet and digital media. He's been honored by Fortune in 40 under 40, CNN in Smartest People in Tech, and Business Insider's Silicon Valley Top 100. In 2019, Kevin was honored as UC Berkeley's Alumnus of the Year. Kevin Chou graduated magna cum laude from the UC Berkeley undergraduate Haas School of Business program. He serves on the Board of Trustees at UC Berkeley.