Core Team




Lisa Wong



Amit Tishler

Co-Founder and fearless leader of the PopBase team, Lisa Wong has over 25 years of experience as an artist, art tech, researcher, and consultant for video games. She’s worked on multiple Star Wars titles (Lucas Film), NBA titles (2kSports) and Call of Duty (Activision), as well as worked in R&D for Sony Playstation (Playstation Move). Prior to putting together the PopBase team, Lisa acted as the Creative Director for Empty Clip Studios and has led her own consulting firm, Bringing the Chips, serving high profile clients like Apple, ZS Associates, and Google.

Amit's spent his early career as an animator, director and award winning filmmaker. For over 6 years he acted as the president of Ten Forward Productions where he produced work for clients like Cartoon Network, HBO, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Hallmark, and more. After moving from TV into software development on games for the Nintendo 3DS as well as educational software for Pangea Tools & Wizdy, Amit climbed up the ladder of the industry as a business development executive for the award winning Empty Clip Studios, before leaving to his job to co-found PopBase.



Richard Weeks



Mike Combs

Before founding PopBase, Richard has worked in the games industry for over 23 years. Starting work on the first wave of CD titles for Psygnosis and Sony, he moved onto writing game engines for Stormfront and LucasArts. He then spent seven years working with multiple clients to research solutions and support technology for Viva Pinata PC (Microsoft), Overlord DS (Codemasters), Xbox Kinect launch title Get Fit, and popular indie series Bit Trip. He co-founded Total Monkery where he acted as the Technical Director creating original games as well as providing services in the gaming, training and VR fields.

Michael is an entrepreneur and a veteran of the IT industry. He graduated summa cum laude in 2008 with a BSBA in Management Information Systems. In 2013 he achieved his M.B.A with special coursework in technology entrepreneurship.  He has many large data and infrastructure projects on his record such as migrating the state of Alabama's tax databases, upgrading the US Air Force's Combat Ammunition System and leading a DevOps conversion for Regions Bank.  Now Michael’s unique skill set serves the Pop-Base team as the company’s Chief Information Officer.


Our Startup

Deep in the heart of Los Angeles, CA, in the middle of the international entertainment HUB: the PopBase team is building the future of content distribution and consumption.