Anthony Borquez

Founder and CEO, Grab; Board of Councilors, USC Annenberg

Anthony Borquez is the founder and CEO of Grab, a digital entertainment founded in 2010. Grab specializes in building virtual reality and augmented reality experiences, in addition to their background developing mobile apps and games. In 2013, Borquez spun out a new company from Grab: Flightly, a mobile analytics and marketing platform partnered with Twitter. Borquez is also actively involved with eSports and is a co-owner of Team Envy and the Dallas Fuel.

Prior to Grab, Borquez was founder/CEO of Blue Label Interactive, a mobile game company acquired by Konami in 2006. At Konami, Borquez served as vice president of Konami Digital Entertainment and was responsible for the online and mobile business. 

Before starting Blue Label, Borquez co-founded Spacient Technologies, an enterprise mobile software company that was acquired by Trimble an industry leader in mobile GPS technology. 

Borquez has been teaching at the University of Southern California since 1994. He currently teaches Technology Entrepreneurship in the Marshall School of Business and Video Game Production in the Viterbi School of Engineering. Anthony received his BS, MS, MA, and doctoral degrees all from the University of Southern California.