John Young

John Young is a United States Patent Office-registered patent attorney and businessman, originally from California, where he attended Harvey Mudd College receiving undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees with a focus on systems and communications.

Along the way John has worked in the public sector, MNC's in Asia, South America and the U.S., played the startup game, and earned a law degree at the George Washington University in Washington DC, focusing on intellectual property and contract law.

For the past two years, John had been with Intellectual Ventures, first as its legal counsel for Asia, and then as director of business development for South Asia.

Last year, John made a decision to leave Intellectual Ventures and pursue entrepreneurship projects with one foot in the Middle East and one foot in Singapore.

John is a member of the U.S. Patent Bar and the Bars of the District of Columbia and the State of California.