Edward Jung founded Intellectual Ventures in 1999 after leaving Microsoft Corporation where he was Chief Architect. While at Microsoft, Mr. Jung managed projects relating to web platforms, semantic web technology, intelligent operating systems, adaptive user interfaces and artificial intelligence. He co-founded many Microsoft teams including Windows NT, Microsoft Research, mobile and consumer products, and web services. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. Jung did work on neural network chips for learning and parallel computation as well as performing biomedical research work that has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and the Journal of Biochemistry. At Intellectual Ventures, he also serves as the chief technology officer (CTO), setting strategic technology and new business models for the company. An avid inventor, Mr. Jung holds more than 750 patents worldwide and with additional 1,000 patents pending. His inventions are in the areas of biomedicine, computing, networking, energy, and material sciences.