About Gary Lauder

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Gary Lauder is the Managing Partner of Lauder Partners LLC, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing primarily in information technologies. He has been a venture capitalist since 1985, investing in over 75 private companies. He is also Chairman of ActiveVideo Networks, a developer of interactive television technology for cable, IPTV and other forms of internet delivery. Other directorships: Promptu, MediaFriends and ShotSpotter. Investments are primarily in television/IPTV technology and WWW arenas. In the 1980's, he worked at the venture firms of Aetna, Jacobs & Ramo Technology Ventures, as well as Wolfensohn Associates. He holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania; a BS in Economics from the Wharton School; and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is the co-creator of the Aspen Institute's Socrates Society with Laura, his wife. He is a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute's Henry Crown Fellowship Program. He has had a working cable modem (usually) in his home since 1994. He is co-inventor of 12 patents, has spoken at over 90 industry forums, and, since 1992, has published several articles about the future of the cable industry...that he still stands by.

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Plot Afoot to Use 'Patent Troll' Boogyman To Undermine Patents

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Venture capitalist Gary Lauder explains how Congress and the public are being manipulated to destroy the world’s best patent system

Lauder Partners' Gary Lauder: Patent Reform in U.S. (VIDEO)

Lauder Partners’ Gary Lauder: Patent Reform in U.S. (VIDEO)

July 1, 2011 with

Watch Gary Lauder at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ‘2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with the Managing Partner of Lauder Partners LLC.

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