Experienced specialist with a proven track record of guiding startups throughout their life cycles; leading/concluding complex, global transactional projects on time and on budget; and planning/implementing strategic patent portfolios core to business objectives. Deep, broad, and insider knowledge of (and connections within) major media industries (music, film, print, photo), and their nexus with startups, innovation/tech, law/IP, and policy/standards. Skilled in Digital Strategy, Negotiation, E-commerce, Business Development, and Entrepreneurship. Ex-programmer (incl. on the team that released the first QuickTime video editor), Wilson Sonsini alumni, MIT Media Lab alumni, ex-MIT AI Lab grad student, Associate GC at the original Napster, Harvard Law/MIT.