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R.D. Titus

Richard Titus joins Transform Group following a two-year stint as founder and CEO of Ark Advisors, a leading blockchain advisory firm.  Founded in 2017, ARK consulted with and invested in blockchain and DLT technology based businesses; servicing 20+ Blockchain projects in 2017-2018. Titus also led ARK’s investment efforts (arkfund.io) sourcing & deploying ~$6m in capital into 5+ successful startup ventures including 22x fund, Metacert, Securitize and Telegram.

A serial entrepreneur, CEO, leadership coach, startup advisor, and investor, Richard Titus has launched more than a dozen companies, including Razorfish (RAZF-Los Angeles - via acquisition of his company, Tag Media), Schematic (acquired by WPP, now rebranded as Possible), Ark, Videoplaza, and Prompt.ly, which sold to Breezeworks in 2016 as his fifth exit. With a passion for innovation, Titus serves as a board member, advisor, and coach to several companies in high-growth tech sectors, including blockchain, AI, robotics, and information security as well as a Mentor at the Rotman Business School Creative Destruction Lab accelerator, founding members of LIBRA.

In addition to his entrepreneurship, Titus has held senior leadership roles at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), creating and launching both the iPlayer and the BBC mobile service. Later, as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital, the digital holding company of DMGT (Daily Mail) he led the turn-around of a legacy media and digital classified giant. He also led product development and customer product experience for Samsung Electronics, working out of Seoul, Korea, from 2015-17. He also produced several TV shows and feature films, winning 17 festival awards, including Sundance winner “Who Killed the Electric Car?” He is based in San Francisco.