Dan Kikinis has more than 20 years of experience in the development of high-technology products and intellectual property, with more than 250 registered patents worldwide in technology areas such as PCs, Internet, networks and systems. Mr. Kikinis was founder and president of Lextron Systems, where he helped develop intellectual property strategy as a basis for strategic technology claims for several enterprises, most notably Genesys Telecommunications Labs, Inc., which was acquired by Alcatel. Prior to founding Lextron Systems, Mr. Kikinis was president of Oakleigh Systems, with a mission to deliver best-in-class systems and raw patent technology in the general field of PC computing. In addition to designing award-winning PCs, he filed and participated in filing for more than 500 patents, some of which are now widely licensed. Mr. Kikinis has held design and development positions, some with operational responsibilities, for firms in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He received a BS in Electronic Engineering and an MS in Computer Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.