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Roger Hector

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO, TopTrack LLC, former President Universal Studios Digital Arts, and Sr Exec in entertainment/tech development in world-class & startups.

CEO, TopTrack LLC, former President Universal Studios Digital Arts, and Sr Exec in entertainment/tech development in world-class & startups.

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Positions

CEO TopTrack LLC January 2015 - present
CEO uGetit January 2011 - present
Sr. VP Product Development Namco Bandai Games America August 2007 - April 2011
President Anteros Coachworks Inc. 2001 - 2007
COO Enterprise Broadcasting Corp. October 1999 - October 2001
President - Digital Arts Universal Studios October 1996 - October 1999
VP General Manager Sega Technical Institute October 1993 - October 1996
Director Product Development Walt Disney Software October 1989 - October 1993
Senior Producer Electronic Arts January 1987 - October 1989
Senior VP Engineering Bally - Sente January 1983 - January 1987
Industrial designer Atari 1976 - 1982
Manager - Advanced Products Atari Inc. March 1976 - June 1981

Education

ArtCenter College of Design Industrial Design w honors 1973 - 1975

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Mobile marketing
  • • Music Industry
  • • Social Media Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Events
  • • Games
  • • Hardware
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Transportation
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Consumer Products • Creative Direction • Organizational Development • Product Development • Strategic Partnerships • Strategy • User Experience Design • Product concept

Key Accomplishments

Have been responsible for creation and development of numerous consumer products ranging from electronic games to carbon fiber sports cars, and have generated multiple $Billion in revenues. Also have interest in strategic innovation across different emerging industries including social media, VR/AR, automotive, entertainment, and consumer products.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Easy and amenable but with high expectations. Very collaborative and results oriented.

As an Advisor

I have a very broad base of practical experience and a solid background of successes and duds. I always expect to learn (which is what makes this fun)!

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Ed Annunziata
President & CEO, Playchemy and VP product Development, SmartyAnts Inc.
Roger's experience = Insights from a holistic perspective on how technology, game development, and entertainment interconnect. Guidance for ... technical as well as creative people to make the best products possible.
Makoto Iwai
We worked together  •  Chief Operating Officer, Valhalla Game Studios International Ltd.. Previously President, Valhalla Genius, Inc..
Roger's brain is always generating great ideas, his spirits never get tired of executing the ideas, and he loves doing it!
Ted Renteria
We worked together  •  Executive Director, Co-Founder, C2C Research & Design and Adjunct Professor, Academy of Art University. Stanford grad.
I've known, worked with, worked for, Roger for 40+ years. He is consistently engaged in innovative thinking and takes action to bring ideas ... and concepts to life.

Makoto Iwai
Chief Operating Officer, Valhalla Game Studios International Ltd.. Previously President, Valhalla Genius, Inc..
"Makoto's solid general management experience, combined with strong discipline & intregrity, creative vision, multi-national business insigh ... ts, and a sparkling personality, make him an excellent executive entrepreneur. Would love to work with him again!"

Ted Renteria
Executive Director, Co-Founder, C2C Research & Design and Adjunct Professor, Academy of Art University. Stanford grad.
I've known Ted for over 40 years and he Is an outstandingly talented, creative & disciplined professional, with great integrity and a passio ... n for mentoring and methodically doing things right. Highly recommended.