Team John Hautman, JD , Chief Legal Officer

As a business lawyer, entrepreneur, and strategic adviser, Mr. Hautman has provided assistance to emerging companies and nonprofit organizations for over 40 years in the areas of general corporate, venture capital, protection of intellectual property, technology commercialization, fundraising, and business strategy. He co-founded three technology companies and two biotech companies and has extensive experience guiding emerging companies and their founders. Previously, Mr. Hautman was a senior partner and a co-leader of the Intellectual Property Practice for the international law firm of Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells), based in Washington D.C. He now works as an independent consultant advising companies on a worldwide basis.