|Columbia University, Business School, MBA||1996|
|Finance and Management|
|American University, BA||1991|
|Economics and International Affairs|
John Boyd practiced intellectual property law for over a decade before launching MeetingWave. His experience includes working as a patent examiner at the US Patent Office, as an associate at large law firms in NYC, and later serving as Chief IP Counsel for biotech companies and most recently a semiconductor technology company. He thought of the MeetingWave idea as a way to meet new clients while traveling. John received a BS from Columbia University and a JD from George Mason University School of Law in Virginia. Also founded http://boydiplaw.com
Sole inventor on US 6,484,148 relating to electronic billboards with targeted advertising and U.S. Patent Nos. 6,963,900; 7,483,946; 7,716,285; 7,860,929, and US Application 12/883,301 (each with February 2000 filing dates) relating to online tools for arranging events or meetings.