1. Game player: Enjoys playing PC games such as "Portal" and "Mass Effect"
2. Obama backer: His wife and he have both given the maximum contribution ($2,300 each) to Barack Obama's presidential campaign.
3. World traveler: Has lived in Paris; London; Dusseldorf, Germany; Nicosia, Cyprus; Birmingham, Ala.; Chicago; San Francisco; and New York during his working career.
4. Also involved in "pictures:" Serves on the advisory board at the University of Southern California's film school
5. Unwelcome in Palo Alto: Age 15, was picked up by Palo Alto police and escorted out of town for selling lawn care items door to door.