Mike Su, Co-founder, CEO
Mike Su brings over 15 years of experience in the tech industry. Prior to founding Deep Fried Manna, Mike served as VP of Product and Games at Break Media, where he helped grow break into a top 35 web property in the US, and established a Shanghai based, 50 person gaming studio. Before joining Break, Mike was in the thrilling world of Enterprise security where he managed Symantec’s enterprise security platform and mobile products. During the first dotcom era, Mike was a tech lead at i-Cube/Razorfish. Mike has a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of Pennsylvania. Mike has an amazing wife and three kids which is why he has no hair (the kids are the reason, not the wife).
Jeff Matsuda, Co-founder, Chief Creative Officer
Jeff Matsuda is an acclaimed comic book artist and has worked across comic books, TV, film, gaming and more. Jeff began his career at Image Comics and has worked on some of the biggest titles across Image, Marvel, Darkhorse and more. Jeff then transitioned into television as the character designer for Jackie Chan Adventures before moving on to The Batman cartoon, where he won an Emmy Award as Producer and Creative Director of the series. More recently, Jeff was hired as the Art Director of Google’s ambitious Google Lively project, and was co-founder of X-Ray Kid, a boutique art agency whose clients include Google, Microsoft and more. Jeff also has a wife and three children, and no hair.
Joe Lee, Co-founder, VP of Business Development
Joe Lee is a Hollywood veteran who has worked closely with writer Shane Salerno in multiple capacities. Shane one of the most in-demand writers behind blockbuster hits such as Armageddon, Shaft, Alien vs Predator and Savages, the upcoming film directed by Oliver Stone. Joe also worked on xXx2: State of the Union. Joe recently got married and has only one kid, so Joe has all of his hair.
Joe Landon, CTO
Prior to joining Deep Fried Manna, Joe served as Director of Platform Development at Break Media, where he built Break’s flagship iOS app which has achieved over a million installs and counting. At Break Joe has been involved in Break’s apps across a multitude of platforms including iOS, Android, Roku, Samsung, Boxee and more. As if those weren’t challenging or interesting enough, prior to that Joe served as Principal Embedded Software Engineer at Harmon International where he worked on embedded software for their audio products. Prior to Harmon Joe worked as Senior Game Engine Engineer at Liquid Entertainment, working on things like AI design, tools development and more for AAA console titles. Joe does not have any kids, but he has cats, and he’s also made apps for the RIM blackberry, so Joe doesn’t have any hair either.
Dave Gibbons, Partner
Dave Gibbons is an activist for cultural innovation and has traveled the world as a leadership advisor & social entrepreneur. He has launched amazing communities of change on four continents. Dave is a celebrated creative and strategist. He has served on the board of several award-winning non profits – including World Vision. He is also the founder of XEALOTS.ORG and Co-Founder of HOPEMOB.ORG. Dave has a wife and four kids, but he still has a full head of hair. God must love him more.