His entrepreneurial journey began at the age of 23, when he started his first high tech company and
rapidly grew it into a multi-million dollar venture. It was then that a series of events happened
which made him re-evaluate what was happening "behind the scenes" in his entrepreneurial career.
This caused him to change his views on business, career success, and how they relate to each
of our spiritual journeys.
This site and his book, Zen Entrepreneurship: Walking the Path of the Career Warrior,
have given him the opportunity to combine his interests in these areas.
Riz is also a producer of independent films, including:
Riz received a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.S. in Management from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
Riz has started several high tech companies, and invested in and mentored the founders of dozens of others. Riz was the original co-creator of Tap Fish, a mobile game that was downloaded more than 30 million times on the iPhone and Google Android phones.
Some of the companies that he's co-founded or invested in include: Gameview Studios, CambridgeDocs, Brainstorm Technologies, Service Metrics, Tapjoy, iddiction, and many others.
Read Riz's blog, Zen Entrepreneur. Contact Riz at alum.mit.edu .