Bruce R. Cameron, Managing Director
Bruce Cameron has enjoyed a distinguished career as a Board Member and senior financial / operational executive, with over 30 years of experience in a variety of businesses. Currently, Bruce is a Managing Director with Hollywood Portfolio in Los Angeles, which is a crowd-centric accelerator of start-up and early-stage artificial intelligence, digital media and technology ventures. Prior to that, Bruce served as Vice President of Finance at 99¢ Only Stores, where he oversaw an investment portfolio of up to $225 million and led an internal staff of up to 60 people. Bruce was actively involved in the Company’s $1.7 billion going private transaction off the NYSE in 2012, and served on its executive committee after the transaction.
Previously, Bruce was a Co-Founder, CFO and a Director for the World Animation Channel, a privately funded start-up venture. Prior to that, he was President, CFO, Treasurer and a Director of SportsPrize Entertainment, a public sports-related games company, with a peak market cap of $180 million. From its early stage of development, Bruce also served as Executive Vice President, CFO and a Director of Hollywood Online (hollywood.com), that was built-up and sold for nearly $60 million.
Formerly, Bruce was a Vice President and Group Manager at First Interstate Bank and Imperial Bank, where he managed the financial affairs of closely-held business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as entertainers and professional athletes. Bruce spent the first eight years of his career at Price Waterhouse, where he managed auditing and consulting client service relationships. Bruce has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UCLA.
Mariana Danilovic, Founder and CEO
Ms. Danilovic is the Founder and CEO of hollywood portfolio, a crowd-centric accelerator that develops and operates Augmented, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and digital media companies. Through hollywood portfolio, Ms. Danilovic launched and helped develop numerous technology and digital media companies, and served as the President, CEO and Director of ultralivetv, served on the Board of Directors of Emerge Digital, serves on the Board of Advisors of Transmosis, LoveTV, NightFlight and KALiiN.
Ms. Danilovic was the EVP Business Development for NTN Buzztime, Inc. (AMEX:NTN) and Head of Business Development, Content Aggregation and Programming for MediaZone, broadband video company owned by NASPERS/MIH media conglomerate. She also founded and directed the Digital Media Incubator at KPMG LLP, which launched about two-dozen digital media companies. The companies Ms. Danilovic helped develop received institutional funding from KPCB, Sequoia Capital, Hummer-Winblad, Constellation Partners, Softbank, North Star Ventures, HP, and Intel.
Ms. Danilovic headed business development for Peter Guber’s Mandalay Entertainment and was on the management team of the venture fund at Sony Pictures Entertainment, investing in media companies worldwide. Ms. Danilovic also worked for Michael Milken’s Knowledge Exchange and at the Twentieth Century Fox International Television Group. She serves on the Board of Directors of C3, the Arts and Media Node of the Millennium Project, served on the Board of Directors of the Producers’ Guild of America, and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
She previously served on the Board of Directors of Tim Draper’s Zone Club and was a member of former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan's Digital Coast Roundtable. Mariana earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, with a Minor in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, San Diego.
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