Alan Chai, Bigwig Games Director, is an investor and advisor to start-up companies. Prior to this, he was a managing director and co-portfolio manager for venture capital distribution management at Shott Capital Management, LLC. He previously served as an equity analyst specializing in venture-capital backed, Internet-related companies. Before joining Shott, Alan was a Vice President and board member for Hoover’s Inc. where he edited “Cyberstocks -- An Investor’s Guide to Internet Companies". He has held management positions at both start-ups and established high-tech companies, including Hewlett Packard and Computer Associates, since the late 1970s. Alan has served on the Board of Directors of each company founded by Gary Hoover, whom he met in 1970 at the University of Chicago., Alan received an AB in Economics from the University of Chicago. He holds MBA degrees from the University of Chicago (Finance and Marketing) and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (International Business and Finance). He resides in Mill Valley, California.