About

Team

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Our fearless leader, Darrius speaks softly and carries a big brain. Darrius was a co-founder of DivX, a successful video technology company that went public in 2006, where he served multiple leadership roles including running the Stage6 website. Darrius is also an award-winning photographer, proud father, and bicycling enthusiast.

Darrius Thompson

Founder, CEO

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Adrian is the product innovator and leader of the Pokki product team. Adrian began his career at DivX, where he was one of the key members responsible for the popular video-sharing site Stage6. A native of Australia, Adrian enjoys tofu nuggets, modeling v-neck t-shirts and running hundreds of miles.

Adrian Bourke

Founder, VP Product

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Chester is the token business founder and leads the marketing team at SweetLabs. Previously, Chester spent 7 years in various sales and business development leadership roles at DivX. Chester is a recent transplant to the bay area, but prefers to still claim sunny San Diego as his home.

Chester Ng

Founder, CMO

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Mark is the mad genius who runs the Systems Engineering/ IT team at SweetLabs and is the key technology strategist across product lines. A self-confessed start-up addict, Mark led new technologies at DivX prior to helping found SweetLabs and served technical leadership roles at a number of companies before that.

Mark Chweh

Founder, CTO

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Playing the role of the responsible adult, Johnny oversees legal, financial and HR operations at SweetLabs. (He also personally empties the recycling bins every week.) Previously, Johnny served as SVP of Legal and Business Affairs at Prima Cinema and General Counsel at DivX. Johnny is a graduate of Yale Law School.

Johnny Chen

General Counsel

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Jim leads the product team for the OpenCandy network at SweetLabs. Jim brings over 10 years of product design and user experience to SweetLabs, from previous gigs at startups like Veoh and Printable Technologies. During the time Jim is not developing innovative product solutions for SweetLabs, he enjoys restoring his craftsman home, and spending time with his wife and dog.

Jim Goode

VP Product

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David runs business development and sales for the network at SweetLabs. Over the last 15 years, he served in executive sales and business roles for digital music, mobile, DRM, and online video companies. David's career started with the major movie studios. He was one of the first producers of video webcasts in the music industry and the first ever online audio subscription service.

David Gilby

VP Sales/BD

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Jim leads business development for Pokki at SweetLabs. Prior to SweetLabs, Jim assumed business development leadership roles at technology companies including Dash Navigation, BlackBerry and DivX where he was VP and GM of the consumer electronics business and responsible for nearly $100MM in revenue and a team of 50 worldwide.

Jim Geison

VP Business Development

Offices

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San Diego

Our headquarters are in sunny San Diego, located in the heart of the downtown Gaslamp district, alongside the hottest restaurants and bars.

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Seattle

Our growing engineering team in downtown Seattle just moved to Pioneer Square, and is currently converting the office into a nerd’s paradise.

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