Founder New Venture Advisors. Doing deals where technology, finance and IP meet. Wharton MBA / Notre Dame Law. Passion for technology entrepreneurship.
I co-founded the Innovation Alliance, one of the leading pro-innovation voices in Washington focused on strengthening the U.S. patent system.
I managed finance, legal and administration for leading semiconductor materials start-up for 8+ years, including raising over $45m in venture finance from leading VCs.
I practiced fund formation and start-up venture finance law for 4 years at a leading Boston law firm and served as GC of a leading semiconductor startup for 8 more.
I was fund counsel to a leading ($2B+) VC fund, ran finance for a start-up that raised over $90m, and today am an angel investor in seven start-up companies.
I led the acquisition and valuation function for a leading private equity firm focused on investing in intellectual property assets.
I led the licensing business for a leading MIT based semiconductor materials startup and closed licensing deals with many leading semiconductor manufacturers. Also served as Director of Technology Commercialization at U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.