Dr. Elvir Causevic is Chief Executive Officer of Black Stone IP. He was formerly a managing director at Ocean Tomo, LLC, where he was in charge of the strategic advisory service practice and the Ocean Tomo Ratings® platform. He was instrumental in Ocean Tomo’s role in the MIPS $350 million patent transaction. Before Ocean Tomo, Dr Causevic founded and ran several industrial, medical and high-tech companies, raising over $50 million in premier venture capital for his businesses, two of which were ultimately acquired by Fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Causevic is a named inventor on more than 20 patents and patent applications, and was a J.W. Gibbs assistant professor of applied mathematics at Yale University. Dr Causevic holds a B.S., M.S. and doctor of science degrees in electrical engineering from Washington University in St Louis and a JD from University of California Hastings College of the Law.