Meet our advisors

We’re endlessly indebted to our astonishingly accomplished advisors and their excellent counsel. Meet the team behind our team.

Delly Tamer

Delly Tamer

Delly is the Founder and Former CEO of LetsTalk. He led LetsTalk for 13 years, and grew it from inception to over $100 MM in revenues. LetsTalk was recently sold to Brightstar

LetsTalk provides technology solutions to the wireless industry and enables the sales of mobile devices through an integrated omni-channel that includes online, in-store, and social networks. The company built custom technology solutions for some of the most famous
brands in wireless and retail, including HTC, Samsung, Walmart, Alltel, Metro PCS, and Nokia. LetsTalk’s technology was deeply integrated with Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, MetroPCS and other carriers.

Prior to LetsTalk, Delly was the Founding VP of Business Development at Netflix. He led creative deals with DVD manufacturers to grow Netflix subscribers, and raise Netflix’s brand awareness.

Delly holds an MBA from Haas, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University.

Lake Dai

Lake Dai has held various product and business leadership positions in Alibaba, Yahoo!, Overture, and a few successful start-ups.  She has track records of establishing advanced product concepts, launching industry-leading products, creating and growing exceptionally profitable businesses.  Her expertise covers areas of search engine, marketplace, advertising, mobile, online media, and global expansion. Lake Dai is also a seasoned entrepreneur mentor at top startup accelerators in Bay Area and LA.

Lake Dai
Doug Galen

Doug Galen

Doug Galen has been developing new innovation products and services for consumers for some twenty years. Doug most recently worked as Chief Revenue Officer at shopkick, a venture-backed company focused on leveraging the power of mobile to transform shopping. Doug is responsible for building and managing retailer partnerships and revenue. Shopkick is backed by Kleiner Perkins and Greylock Partners.

Prior to shopkick, Doug was Senior Vice President of BD and M&A at Shutterfly, where he helped grow the business from 100 people to 1,000 and increase the revenues from $50 million to nearly $500 million which culminated in a successful IPO.

Prior to Shutterfly, Doug was Vice President/General Manager of New Ventures for eBay where he helped create eight new business units for the company including Tickets & Experiences, Real Estate and Health & Beauty with revenues of $500 million.

Prior to eBay, Doug was Vice President of Sales and Business Development for E-LOAN, an online home and auto lender. At E-LOAN, he was responsible for creating over 70 corporate alliances, joint ventures and acquisitions – including overseeing the company’s diversification beyond mortgages and into auto loans through the acquisition of Bank of America’s auto finance division and the company’s international expansion.

Doug has served on the Board or Advisory Board of Ripple Labs, Abe’s Market, Prosper, Adchemy, Zip Realty, HomeGain, Positive Coaching Alliance and Riley’s Place.

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