Our Team

DeHorizon Foundation is the team behind DeHorizon metaverse, developing MMORPG DeVerse. We have a big family of 33 full-time members focused on the different aspects of the game, including development, design, marketing and more.
We are a powerful but imaginative team with our headquarters based in Silicon Valley. We believe the DeHorizon Foundation will become a global group attracting members from different countries and cultures in the future.
Our founding team includes:
Shane Zhu - Founding Director
Shane has rich experience in creating startups and business strategies. A graduate of UC Berkeley Robotics, he is a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Before DeHorizon Foundation, Shane worked as a crypto trading fund manager. With a pioneering spirit, he has been developing NFT projects since 2017.
Cecilia Maple - Chief Marketing Officer
Cecilia is responsible for DeHorizon’s global marketing operations. With over 7 years of experience operating and marketing in Fintech and Blockchain, she was the previous marketing director of Bithumb Global, one of the world’s leading exchanges.
Todd Porter - Chief Product Officer
Todd leads the direction of blockchain-based games on DeHorizon, working on gameplay strategies and in-game economy systems. He is a gaming veteran, with more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and team management experience in the gaming sector. Before joining the DeHorizon Foundation, Todd served as the founding producer of "Dungeons & Dragons" and the world's first MMO mobile game "Ultima". He has been ranked as one of the "Top 50 Elites Over 50" in the global game industry.
Joe Scott - Chief Business Officer
Joe is in charge of business development and further growth. After earning an MBA from Cornell University, he entered the tech space as a serial entrepreneur. With first-class leadership and business skills, he worked as the former Verizon SVP and director of an investment fund.
Dr. David Chiu - Chief Technology Officer
David has more than 5 years of experience in crypto wallet development. After receiving a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Houston, he became the technical director of several multinational technology companies, as well as the CTO of many AR and AI companies. He primarily focuses on technical direction and implementation, especially in the blockchain sector.
CT Zhou - Head of Studio
As the head of Studio, CT is involved in almost all aspects of game development, such as design, development, gameplay and much more. He has over 10 years of experience developing traditional games and has published more than 20 top games. His vast experience makes him familiar with all kinds of gaming development and design. Previously, he was the CTO and founding member of Yoozoo, which commands 20% of the mobile game market share (12.7B market cap) in Asia.