Royal Farros
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Royal Farros

Managing Director of Farros Capital. Longtime entrepreneur, a San Jose Business Journal Entrepreneur of the Year award winner, and previously one of Smart Computing's Top 25 Internet Executives. Holds multiple software and process patents.

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Member since January 14, 2016
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Royal Farros has spent over two decades as a technology entrepreneur and investor.

Royal is Managing Director of Farros Capital and recently was interim CEO and Chairman of portfolio company DroneSoft, a pioneer in drone productivity apps.

Before Farros Capital, Royal co-founded and was CEO of MessageCast, Inc., sold to Microsoft (NASD:MSFT) in 2005;  founded and was CEO of, taken public in 2000 (NASD:IPRT);  was an Officer and General Manager at Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX);  and was Chairman and EVP of T/Maker Company (sold to Deluxe Corporation in 1994).

A San Jose Business Journal Entrepreneur of the Year award winner and previously named one of Smart Computing's Top 25 Internet Executives,  Royal has been widely interviewed and quoted, has appeared numerous times on CNBC and other financial and high tech venues, has guest lectured at both Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School, and holds multiple software and process patents.

Royal received his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.