PALO ALTO, Calif., March 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aranca, a global research, analytics and advisory firm, announced today that Dylan Gittleman, Vice President of Business Development and Client Relations for Aranca’s Valuation & Advisory Services business unit, has been invited to be an Advisor for ClearAccessIP.
With over 4000 independent valuations completed for business enterprises, investment and IP portfolios, Aranca has become a top choice of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, VCs and Law Firms. Gittleman, of Palo Alto, has been instrumental in building relationships between Aranca and Venture Capital firms, Law Firms and Investment Banks since joining the firm in 2013. New for 2016, Gittleman has taken the lead on expanding Aranca’s Private Equity practice, a dedicated team that offers tax, transaction and IP oriented valuations and research for acquisitions, due diligence and strategy planning.
“Dylan has built a solid reputation as a trusted resource to CFOs and founders of venture backed start-ups and mid-market companies across diverse segments and practice areas,” said Aranca’s founder and CEO Hemendra Aran. “He brings a wealth of expertise and will be an asset to ClearAccessIP.”
ClearAccessIP is a Silicon Valley-based patent technology company that offers a cloud-based AI enabled patent docketing, management, planning, and deal room platform with advanced IP analytic capabilities ideal for University Tech Transfer offices, VC Firms, PE Firms, and their portfolio companies.
Stanford CodeX Fellow and Attorney Nicole Shanahan, who founded ClearAccessIP in 2013, explained, “We are excited to have Dylan Gittleman on board as an advisor, owing to his technical expertise, network of contacts and depth and breadth of experience working with patent industry experts. He understands our mission to fix the patent system with informatics.”
Other members of ClearAccessIP’s advisory board and management include Edward Hartman, Co-founder of LegalZoom and Lecturer at Yale University; Colleen Chien, Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law (Former Senior Advisor for intellectual property and innovation to the U.S CTO in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology) and Aditya Krishnan former Patent Examiner USPTO and 1st Chief Patent Counsel Yahoo.
Gittleman said, “I believe ClearAccessIP will revolutionize the patent system as the industry knows it today with their innovative AI enabled cloud solution.”
Gittleman formerly an Executive with Fortune 100 companies GE, UPS and IBM earned his MBA from California State University, Long Beach and his Bachelors degree in Economics from University of California, Irvine. Gittleman a former collegiate cyclist and wine enthusiast is also an Advisor and Silicon Valley Liaison to wine industry visionary Dave Trebilcock’s GrapeSeed Wine Fund (grapeseedwine.com), a boutique wine brand incubator out of Healdsburg, CA that allows wine lovers to fund projects by critically acclaimed winemakers.