Rev Member Exclusive: EIR Office Hours with Greg Thomson
January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rev: Ithaca Startup Work’s Office Hours give members the opportunity to reserve an appointment with a Rev Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) or a guest expert to discuss strategy, seek assistance with business connections, and receive valuable feedback. Office Hours are hosted by our EIRs or selected guests on a rotating basis and are typically offered each week.Click here to register!
EIR Office Hours with Gregory Thomson will be held 2:00pm-6:00pm & pre-registration is required for a 30-minute session. Registration for this event will close the day before the event, on January 17th at 9:00am. If you are interested in attending these Office Hours & miss the registration sign-up, please contact Cara Harbinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Gregory Thomson:
Greg Thomson is an attorney and strategic advisor based in Ithaca and New York City, with over 20 years of experience in digital media, entertainment and technology. He also serves as Strategic Advisor to Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing.
Greg has headed business development for venture-financed startup companies including the S.R. Guggenheim Foundation’s digital media company and Sports Museums of America, and also held a senior business development position at NBCi in San Francisco. He began his post-MBA career as a communications /media/technology strategy consultant with PwC’s Strategy& in New York.
As a media industry lawyer and executive, Greg headed business affairs for LA-based Quincy Jones Productions, served as VP of Partnerships for Discovery Communications, and has represented clients including Dr. Dre, Youssou N’Dour, and the Estate of Gil Scott-Heron. He has also served as an entertainment economics expert witness in major entertainment industry litigation, including on behalf of the City of Los Angeles in the federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by heirs of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G.
Greg’s ongoing private law practice work includes intellectual property and software licensing, venture financing, private placements, film financing transactions, media mergers and acquisitions, corporate sponsorships and endorsements, literary rights acquisitions, distribution agreements, and a wide variety of digital media, technology, and music, television and film industry transactions.
Greg received an MBA from Columbia Business School, a JD from Yale Law School, and a BA from Yale College.