Her innovations in tools, templates and organizational processes led her to join Geoff and Simon
in the development of SmartGroups™.
2:00 Creating, Protecting, and Developing Innovation: James Pooley, Yolanda Harris, Bill Tobin and Simon Taylor: Panel Run by Pat Reilly.
Simon Taylor embraces law, IP, and Innovation with a unique blend of skills that include roles as a corporate lawyer, principal in a technology and venture consulting company, and President and CEO of an NASD-licensed investment banking firm.
From 1988 to 2004, Simon was a partner and attorney with the law firm Snow Becker Krauss in NYC.
In 1995, Simon founded a venture capital advisory firm and became of counsel with Snow Becker.
In 2004, Simon
own law firm.
He serves as President and CEO of the NASD broker-dealer investment bank ACN Securities Inc., which has offices in New York and Sausalito, California.
is also founding principal and member of a consulting firm that focuses on technology commercialization and venture opportunities with U.S. national laboratories and strategic partners and investors in the U.S. and Japan.
areas of expertise include corporate, securities, and broker-dealer law, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and the financing, development, distribution and commercial exploitation of technology and intellectual property, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices, information and computer technology, telecommunications and media.
Simon graduated from Columbia College in 1974 (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude and John Jay Scholar), and from Harvard Law School in 1979.
is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida.
Simon was born in England and grew up in Palo Alto, California.