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Video Game Pioneer

The high octane life-like video games of today exist, in part, because of Gary Summers and Atari. Back in the 1980s, few engineers or gamers could foresee where technology would take us. From the early days at Atari to founding four high tech companies, Gary Summers has contributed significantly to the success of the industry. His contributions and exploits begin with the likes of “Pong”, and continue as CEO of Summers Technology Group. Join us, as Gary shares his remarkable story and insights.  


About Gary Summers - Expert Witness & Serial Entrepreneur   

Gary J. Summers has over forty years of experience in the disk drive, semiconductor, computer, telecommunications, consumer electronics and litigation support with Bell Telephone Laboratories, RCA, Signetics, Motorola, Synertek, Comodore International, Time Warner-Atari, Teklicon, Inc., IP Managers (IPM), Silicon Valley Expert Witness Group (SVEWG), IPAM Corporation, STG, Inc. and Censtor Corporation. Mr. Summers has held various various senior management positions in engineering, manufacturing and marketing and has founded three high technology litigation support companies; Teklicon, Inc. IP Managers, Inc. and SWEWG, Inc. and two intellectual property asset management companies; IPAM Corporation and STG, Inc. IP Managers acquired SVEWG, LLC on November 1, 2000 and subsequently formed SVEWG, Inc. SVEWG, Inc., was sold to LECG Corporation in August 2004 and in January 2008 Mr. Summers required SVEWG, Inc. from LECG Corporation in a leveraged buy-out with IPAM acquiring SVEWG. In 2011 SVEWG was acquired by Thomson-Reuters and became a division of West Publishing Corporation. Mr. Summers remained with Thomson Reuters until 2012 and then formed STG, Inc. . 

 Mr. Summers has extensive experience in high technology intellectual property asset management, expert witness testimony for IP and technology disputes, ADR for high technology cases and consulting for complex technologies. Mr. Summers holds two patents and has published numerous articles and lectured on semiconductor applications and technologies, litigation and ADR in high technology disputes and IP Licensing. He is a former member of IEEE, Eta Kappa nu, Tau Beta Pi, and the Executive Licensing Society. He received his BSEE and MSEE degrees from university of Houston in 1969 and 1970, respectively.

Upcoming Guests 

Nikhil Arora
December 4th, 2013 Co-founder of Back to the Roots

Darrell Claridge
December 11th, 2013 Certified Financial Planner

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