Fellowship, NetKAL Fellow (Center for Asian-Pacific Leadership)
Bernard is Co-founder & CEO of Vidquik, a new web conferencing platform. Previously, he was Managing Director of the Lunsford Group, which is a private investment firm consisting of entities in technology, health care, and real estate. He was Co-founder and VP of Business Development at GoingOn Networks, a social media platform for companies. He led their product development where BusinessWeek recognized GoingOn in their "Best of the Web" list for 2007. He continued to serve as an advisor and currently serves as an advisor to Innotive (interactive multimedia platform), Privy.net (social network/travel resource for Asian influencers), and GatherGreen ("green Groupon"). He is a mentor for Mucker Lab, a startup accelerator based in LA. Bernard is also a frequent guest writer to various technology journals, such as VentureBeat, Mashable and ReadWriteWeb.
Vidquik is a new web communications platform that provides easy-to-use tools with which companies can enhance their sales experience and efficiencies. Vidquik's browser-based, web conferencing (video and presentations) platform makes web conferencing super simple; it requires no downloads or plug-ins to use.
Successful beta launch at DEMO where they selected approximately 5% of over 1, 000 companies that applied. Garnered great reviews, such as "DemoFall 2011: Top 5 New Techs I'd Use" and "The 15 Most Intriguing Pitches from DEMO Fall 2011". Official launch in November!
Wearing various hats and leading product development with some great engineers.
entrepreneurship, helping other entrepreneurs, startup advice, company building, capital raising, business development, corporate planning, strategy, video-on-demand, wireless, online gaming, web 2.0, software-as-a-service, blogging, social networking, korea, china, and asia market entry.