Edward Jung is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Intellectual Ventures. Edward founded Intellectual Ventures in 2000 after leaving Microsoft Corporation where he was Chief Architect and Advisor to Executive Staff. As Chief Technology Officer Edward sets strategic technology and new business models for the company.
At Microsoft, Edward managed projects relating to web platforms, semantic web technology, intelligent operating systems, adaptive user interfaces and artificial intelligence. Edward co-founded many Microsoft teams including Windows NT, Microsoft Research, mobile and consumer products and web services.
Before joining Microsoft in February 1990, Edward founded the Deep Thought Group, working on neural network chips for learning and parallel computation. Edward's biomedical research work in the 1980s in protein structure and function was published in several journals including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and the Journal of Biochemistry.
An avid inventor, Edward holds more than 700 patents worldwide and has over 1,000 patents pending. Edward's inventions are in the areas of biomedicine, computing, networking, energy, and material sciences.
Edward has served as an Advisor to Harvard Medical School, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Institute for Systems Biology and consulted to the Asia Pacific Federation, the Aspen Institute, the China Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the World Health Organization.
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|Oct 13, 2016||Xconomy - Startups Predict the Future for Free Tickets to Disruptors 2016|
|Sep 28, 2016||Xconomy - The Future of Innovation at Xconomy’s Upcoming Disruptors Event|
|May 15, 2016||Seattle PI - Can Bellevue's Intellectual Ventures invent its way to redemption?|
|Nov 5, 2015||PRWeb Sitemap - 2nd Annual IP Dealmakers Forum, Dec 7-8 in NYC, to Bridge Investment and Intellectual Property Communities|
|Apr 2, 2015||Business Wire - Patent Properties, Inc. Signs Intellectual Ventures to List Patents with The United States Patent Utility|
|Sep 30, 2014||Xconomy - Q3 In Review: Microsoft, Life Sciences Roller Coaster, UW Startups|
|Sep 9, 2014||Xconomy - Xconomy Q&A: Intellectual Ventures Co-founder and CTO Edward Jung|
|Sep 5, 2014||GeekWire - Intellectual Ventures founder on the rise of China as an ‘invention superpower’|