Privy 5 San Francisco Kai Huang

Co-Founder of RedOctane (Guitar Hero)

Kai Huang is a co-founder of video game publisher RedOctane and was President and CEO from 1999 to 2009. RedOctane was the publisher of Guitar Hero, which many consider to be the most influential video game of the decade. Guitar Hero became one of a handful of billion-dollar video game franchises in history and the third largest after Mario and Madden NFL. RedOctane, co-founded by brothers Charles and Kai Huang, launched the world's first online game rental service in 1999. In 2005, the company published Guitar Hero, which went on to become the fastest growing video game franchise ever to $1B in sales. RedOctane was acquired by Activision in 2006. Prior to RedOctane, Kai was co-founder and CEO of Adux Software, a software company developing solutions for the server appliance market. Adux Software was sold in 1999. Prior to this, he was a consultant with Accenture where he worked with Fortune 500 clients in the area of supply chain management.

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  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: South Bay

    Cuisine:Japanese, Japanese Sushi

    635 W Dana St Mountain View CA 94040
    (650) 968-3227
    At Sushi Tomi you'll have the pleasure of enjoying top-notch sushi within a homely and inviting traditional sushi restaurant. The menu is massive, providing a great variety of omakase options, specialty seasonal nigiri, cooked items, and home style Japanese dinner items you won't find at other restaurants. As you'd expect from a Japanese restaurant, servers are attentive and kind and you'll likely ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Financial District


    307 Kearny St (between Bush St & Pine St) San Francisco CA 94108
    (415) 773-1101
    Your search for the absolute best Japanese curry in San Francisco should start and end at Muracci's Japanese Bar and Grill. If there's one thing Muracci's does well it is curry. Scores of people agree that their Katsu curry is tops. The portions are just right and few places can match the popularity of this restaurant in the Financial District. At Muracci's Japanese Bar and Grill, they specialize ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: N/A

    Cuisine:American (New), Californian, Mediterranean

    1517 Shattuck Avenue between Cedar & Vine Berkeley CA 94709
    +1 510 548 5525
    Despite the French name, the legendary Chez Panisse serves incredible contemporary American cuisine along with some amazing seafood as well. Nearly everyone has eating at Chez Panisse on their list of things to do in San Francisco and part of that is due to the subtle but inviting scent that makes it a mouthwatering and tantalizing experience once each of the masterfully crafted dishes is placed b ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: SoMa

    Cuisine:American (New)

    689 Mission Street St. Regis Hotel San Francisco CA 94105
    +1 415 284 4040 / +1 415 284 4000
    Ame Restaurant is the brainchild of two of San Francisco’s best chefs. Thus, you can only marvel at their very delectable dishes which are mostly of American cuisine but fused with French and Italian flavors. However, you will delight at its assortment of raw dishes that are abundantly displayed in its sashimi bar. Their choices of cheeses are also impressive. On top of that, they also have desser ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Chinatown


    631 Kearny Street San Francisco CA 94108
    +1 415 982 7877
    At R&G Lounge you’ll find authentic Cantonese cuisine in high form as this restaurant is possibly the best Cantonese restaurant not only in San Francisco but in all of California. Located in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown, R&G Lounge houses dishes that embodies true Cantonese tastes and preferences in a way that appeals to all comers. Each week you’ll find classic and also innovative dishes ... read more >

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