Alliance Labs is a research and development team focused on the power of network effects. We build distributed and decentralized systems to solve large scale problems.
Mike was instrumental in building out the technology and decentralized strategies embraced by millions of users at Fanpop. Previously, Mike worked at Intel where he helped develop and launch the Intel Centrino platform and was awarded six patents in Computer Vision. A California native, Mike studied computer science at U.C. Berkeley.
Ev Szu has managed technology product development for over a decade in Silicon Valley. He received dual degrees in computer science and chemistry from Brown University where he explored computer simulation techniques for modeling atomic and molecular motion. He later completed a Ph.D. at Stanford where he was awarded a Stanford Graduate Fellowship.
Ilra is a multi-disciplinary designer with extensive background in Visual Design, UI, and UX Design. Previously, he worked at 3Q Digital where he helped optimize marketing creatives for leading technology companies including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Nokia, and more. Bilingual in English and Korean, Simon grew up in the Bay Area and received a BFA at the prestigious ArtCenter College of Design.