Charles Huang


Charles has been entertaining kids and adults now for over 15 years. As a co-founder of RedOctane, he co-created the Guitar Hero video game franchise, which went on to become the fastest video game to reach $1B in sales and has exceeded $5B of total revenue to date. In 2006, Huang, along with his brother Kai, was elected as one of the top 50 producers in New Media by the Producers Guild of American New Media Council membership which includes such famed movie directors as Jerry Bruckheimer and Brian Grazer. Charles is the founder of Indigo 7 and advises numerous hardware start ups in Silicon Valley.  When he is not building entertainment or hardware products, Charles serves on the University of California at Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees, where he got his degree in Asian Studies.  Charles launched the Huang Scholars Program, a two summer program which sends students to study language and work at internships in China.

Charles was born in Taiwan the same year his wife, Lillian, was born in Shanghai. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Kaylan and Charley.