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Expanding gaming expertise with the Co-Founder of Guitar Hero Kai Huang as a new Senior Advisor

By Nuno G. Pedro


We welcome Kai Huang, known to us as “Mr. Guitar Hero”, as a Senior Advisor, helping us track new gaming and hardware trends, and identifying promising investment opportunities.


Kai was co-founder and CEO of Blue Goji, an interactive fitness company that brings motivation and fun to health and fitness. Prior to Blue Goji, he co-founded video

game publisher RedOctane, and was President and CEO from 1999 to 2009. RedOctane was the publisher of Guitar Hero, which went on to become a multi-billion dollar global video game franchise and was acquired by Activision in 2006. Prior to RedOctane, he was co-founder and CEO of Adux Software, which was sold in 1999. He started his career as a consultant with Accenture in the San Francisco office.


Kai holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, of which he is now a member of the Board of Trustees.


The Senior Advisor program brings on visionary founders and thought leaders into the Grishin Robotics family. We are excited to add Kai to the team to help steer our future investment strategy in the Gaming and Hardware space.