Mason Du

Chief Technology Officer

Mason Du co-founded Benbria in 2007. A programmer since 9 years old, Mason is a passionate entrepreneur, investor and engineer.

Prior to founding Benbria, Mason has created cloud products at Microsoft (Office 365), and built AI engines at Electronic Arts (FIFA).

Over the years, Mason has developed a strong reputation for advising and investing in promising start-ups. He serves on the board of HBS Alumni Angels, and holds leadership positions at the Crimson Investment Group.

Mason authored 15+ patents. He has a Bachelor’s in Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Mason is a Harvard Business School alum and studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mason has been recognized as a Top 40 Under 40, and E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.

Q&A with Mason

What is your favorite movie?

12 Angry Men

Do you prefer coffee or tea?

Tea

If you had to chose one sport, what would you chose: hockey, baseball or soccer?

Soccer!

What is your favorite quote? Who said it?

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives." -Annie Dillard

Board Memberships and Awards:

Board Member at Benbria 

Board Member at  HBSAANY

Award: Top 40 Under 40 – OBJ & OCE

Award: Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist – E&Y

 

Speaking Engagements:

SXSW – May 2017

Silicon Dragon – June 2017

Startup Spectacular – Nov 2017