Richard Titus aka Titus
Entrepreneur, Chairman, CEO, public speaker, CMO, coach, board member, recovering filmmaker, and musician currently living in California.
An early pioneer in User Experience design, product management, and digital transformation.
My current interests range from deep technology, science & innovation to AI/ML, space tech, and psychedelic medicine. I lean towards innovations that drive societal change, particularly around entrepreneurialism, mental health, and climate change. I'm particularly focused on encouraging the processes by which people and organizations evolve and transform to their best state.
RICHARD D. TITUS, aka TITUSExecutive, Board Director, Entrepreneur
With 11+ years of angel investing and three years in digital securities, Titus is an experienced investor and active advisor passionate about technology and innovation. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aikon, a Saas blockchain technology and infrastructure provider.
In 2017, Titus co-founded ARK to consult and invest in blockchain and DLT technology-based businesses. Titus led ARK’s investment efforts (arkfund.io), sourcing & deploying ~$6m in capital into 5+ successful startup ventures, including 22x, Seccurency, and others. His investment thesis has since broadened into focusing on exponential technologies targeting existential risks.
With a start-up background that includes Schematic (now Possible), Razorfish (LA), Videoplaza, Prompt.ly, all exits, and many more. Titus initially turned to angel investing via AngelList, Andronik Ventures, and ARK. Titus has a passion for technology & innovation. Currently, he serves as a board member, advisor, and coach to an array of AgTech, AI, Blockchain & DLT, information security, quantum, space, and other high-growth technology companies and sectors.
Named one of the Wired 100 in 2010, serial entrepreneur and executive Richard D. Titus has a passion for technology & innovation. Over the past two decades, he has held senior leadership roles at the British Broadcasting Corporation (Future Media Controller), where he launched iPlayer and the BBC mobile service and subsequently served as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital, the digital holding company of DMGT (Daily Mail). Until February 2017, Richard led customer product experience for Samsung Electronics based in Korea. Titus is also known for his work in media, and has produced a portfolio of television shows and feature films in his career, including the documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car? and many festivals and Emmy award winners. Titus today splits his time between coaching and advising early-stage businesses via ANDRONIK and angel investing via ARK.
Titus currently resides in Southern California and has three amazing daughters.
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