Today, IV announced that Arvin Patel will be joining IV as the Chief Operating Officer for its Invention Investment Fund. Patel will lead commercialization strategy and execution, business development, and partnerships across the fund’s vast patent portfolio. “I’m thrilled to have Arvin join the team,” said Mathen Ganesan, IIF Executive Vice President. “His proven track record in IP commercialization and patent litigation strategies will be a huge benefit as we look to take our commercial activity to the next level, building on the licensing successes of the last three years. Arvin is a true advocate of a nimble, multidisciplinary, and collaborative team approach that complements our culture here at IV.” https://bit.ly/2Zcc7zV
Want to keep up on the latest COVID-19 reports and interactive maps/tools from the Institute for Disease Modeling? Be sure to check out their Coronavirus Infohub (covid.idmod.org) and see their latest additions, mentioned in IDM's recent Tweets (www.twitter.com/idmod_org).
Meet Naoise Gaffney, who came to IV with graduate degrees in genetics, computer science, and intellectual property management. Combining his wide interests, Naoise now works as IV’s head of patent development. Read more about his passion for advancing intellectual property - in our latest employee spotlight!
Congrats to Lexset for being one of the winners of Verizon’s Built on 5G Challenge! Spun out of IV in 2018, LexSet creates synthetic data from 3D models to power computer vision and teach AI. From VentureBeat: “The company plans to use Verizon 5G to innovate in edge computing-based mixed reality, inventory management, and robotics.” Read more at: https://bit.ly/2vdDHRi
For the second straight year, IV employees joined #HashtagLunchbag to build 400 bagged lunches for our local community, complete with handwritten messages of love and inspiration. Thanks #HashtagLunchbag for creating such a fun, inspirational way to make a positive impact in our community. And big thanks to OSL (OPERATION: Sack Lunch) for distributing the meals to people and programs throughout Seattle. #LivingThroughGiving