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, a firm that provides
funding, mentorship, and M&A/business advisory services to technology

Before Farros Capital, Royal was CEO and Chairman of portfolio
company IMSI/Design, acquired by an investment group out of Mentor
Graphics in 2016;  co-founded and was CEO of MessageCast, Inc.,
acquired Microsoft (NASD:MSFT) in 2005;  founded and was CEO of (NASD: IPRT), taken public in 2000;  was an Officer and
General Manager at Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX);  and was
Chairman and EVP of T/Maker Company (acquired by 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, teaches entrepreneurship at
Draper University, and holds multiple software and process patents.

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