Founder & CEO
Parallelz & Big Viking Games
Albert Lai is a serial entrepreneur who sold his first internet publishing company for seven figures when he was only a teenager. Since then, he successfully launched and built more than a half dozen companies across six different industries.
Albert is currently the founder and CEO of Parallelz, a start-up that allows users and developers to instantly transform native mobile apps into native web apps, with zero compromise in visual quality or user experience. To date, Parallelz has raised $3 million in pre-seed financing from some of the world’s most prominent industry leaders and venture investors.
Albert is also the co-founder and CEO of Big Viking Games, the largest independent mobile and social game studio in Canada that has reached more than 80 million users. A pioneer of next-generation mobile HTML5 games, Big Viking Games has raised over $30 million, and has been profitable since its 2011 inception.
Prior to Big Viking Games Albert co-founded Kontagent, a Facebook-funded application and games analytics platform, that tracks $1 out of every $4 from Facebook’s games platform. Early in his career, Albert also launched companies that are today considered pioneers in early vertical search, P2P, photo sharing, and social networking
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