Our Team


Eugene Chung

CEO & Founder

Eugene Chung is a globally-recognized artist, writer & influencer as well as the founder and CEO of Penrose. Prior to founding Penrose, Chung was Head of Film & Media and Co-Founder of Story Studio at Oculus VR, which was later acquired by Facebook for $2.3 billion. Earlier in his career, Chung was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and a private equity investor at Warburg Pincus. In 2016, Chung was recognized by Goldman Sachs as one of the top “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs”, and was named a Young Global Leader & Cultural Leader by the World Economic Forum for its annual meeting in Davos. Chung holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar.



Brad Allen

Chairman & CEO at Vaunt, former Executive Chairman at NextVR

Roman Coppola

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, co-writer Moonrise Kingdom

Matt Pauker

Former co-founder & CEO of 21E6 (acquired by Coinbase), Stanford Computer Science

Carl Schnurr

USC Professor, SVP at Activision, Chief Creative Officer Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare


The company’s investors include global strategic corporations, seasoned Silicon Valley venture capital firms, global leaders and thought-shapers as well as a Grammy-award-winning and globally-recognized artist: