RICHARD D. TITUS

Executive, Board Director, Entrepreneur

RICHARD D TITUS - Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Director and Coach

Named one of the Wired 100, serial entrepreneur and CEO, “Titus” is a startup advisor, leadership coach, and experienced executive. Co-founding 12+ firms in his career, including Razorfish, Schematic, ARK Advisors & Videoplaza; Prompt.ly, founded in 2013 and sold in 2016 to Breezeworks, was his fifth exit.  Titus has a passion for technology & innovation and currently serves as a board member, advisor and coach to an array of AI, security, machine learning, blockchain, and other high growth technology companies.

Titus has held senior leadership roles at the British Broadcasting Corporation (Future Media Controller) where he launched iPlayer and the BBC mobile service and subsequently served as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital the digital holding company of DMGT (Daily Mail). Until February 2017, Richard led customer product experience for Samsung Electronics in Korea. Titus is also known for his work in media, having produced a portfolio of Television shows and Feature films in his career including the documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car? and many festival and Emmy award winners. Titus currently resides in San Francisco with his lover and three children.


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RICHARD D TITUS

Named one of the Wired 100 in 2010, serial entrepreneur and executive, “Titus”, has a passion for technology and innovation. He has co- founded a number of firms over his 20+ year career including leading digital agencies Razorfish & Schematic and mobile commerce start-up Prompt.ly - sold to Breezeworks in 2016, his fifth exit in a row. He has served on numerous boards of directors including the Producers Guild, video advertising platform Videoplaza, recruitment portal Jobsite, and iTV platform Teletext.

Until February of 2017, Richard led customer experience for Samsung Electronics (CE / Visual Display division). While there, he served as the group leader for the global user experience and design teams in addition to US-based product planning and new product development functions for all Consumer Electronics.

Titus split 2017-2018 between the emerging technology industry of blockchain and served as a coach, mentor, and advisor to a number of early-stage technology firms; both individually and as a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab.

Richard previously held senior leadership roles at the British Broadcasting Corporation (Future Media Controller) where he launched iPlayer and the BBC mobile service and subsequently served as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital the digital holding company of DMGT (the Daily Mail).

Richard's attention has consistently been focused on the crossroads of entertainment and technology. He has produced video games, award-winning feature film and television projects (including multiple Emmy awards and two Sundance Festival selections) and is known for Producing the documentary hit "Who Killed The Electric Car?"

Titus currently resides in San Francisco with his lover and three children.