Roham Gharegozlou

Co-founder & CEO, Dapper Labs

Roham Gharegozlou is the CEO at Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties and projects like NBA Top Shot and the Flow blockchain. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others.

He is also the former CEO at Axiom Zen, an award-winning venture studio based in Vancouver, BC, creators of ZenHub, Routific, Timeline, and more. Outside of his work at his own companies, he devotes his time to being an investor and advisor to various startups, a former VC, and being a relentless optimist. Gharegozlou emphasizes a focus on entrepreneurship, technology, bio-medicine and economic development.