Royal P. Farros, Managing Director

Royal Farros has spent over two decades as a technology entrepreneur
and investor.

Royal is Managing Director of Farros Capital and recently was interim
CEO and Chairman of portfolio company IMSI/Design, acquired by an
investment group out of Mentor Graphics.

Before Farros Capital, Royal co-founded and was CEO of
MessageCast, Inc., sold to Microsoft (NASD:MSFT) in 2005;  founded
and was CEO of, taken public in 2000 (NASD:IPRT);  was an
Officer and General Manager at Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX);  and
was Chairman and EVP of T/Maker Company (sold to Deluxe
Corporation in 1994).

A San Jose Business Journal
Entrepreneur of the Year award winner
and previously named one of Smart Computing's
Top 25 Internet
,  Royal has been widely interviewed and quoted, has
appeared numerous times on CNBC and other financial and high tech
venues, has guest lectured at both Stanford Graduate School of
Business and Stanford Law School, and holds multiple software and
process patents.

Royal received his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford
(Royal Blog)