Japheth Dillman began coding over 25 years ago, taking collegiate courses in programming at the tender age of 10 in order to learn to program his own games. The grown-up version of Japheth is equal parts Mentor, Entrepreneur, and Investor. The Japheth of today is a white paper author and infamous conference speaker, finding success in Mobile, VR/AR, and Blockchain technologies. He co-founded the YetiZen Accelerator to help other startups with their product vision, growth hacking, and design. He continues to mentor a select group of startups that excite him. He often finds himself on the frontier edge of technology, especially in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and VR.
Known for designing the very first mobile Augmented Reality game ever released, Japheth since founded CLEVR, a social network built natively for VR/AR and provides a layer of discovery of new content. Japheth also serves as the VP of Content at Play Table, one of the hottest Mixed Reality devices on the market. Wearing his investor hat, Japheth has recently helped craft a new policy in China at the federal level enabling funds to transfer Chinese currency to USD and invest venture capital projects in the United States. Japheth also has raised a blockchain fund to invest in cryptocurrencies, utilizing an in-house proprietary auto-trader he built with his cofounder. He advises numerous Blockchain companies going through their ICO phase.
Outside of his professional life Japheth continues to serve as an active leader in the local community. He began in college by founding the PC Club. He continues today by mentoring children at an elementary school’s chess club, serving on the Executive Board of Directors for the Jewish Federation, and as a volunteer docent giving tours at a local art museum.