Cory Van Arsdale
Senior Vice President, Global Licensing
Cory Van Arsdale is the chief revenue officer at Intellectual Ventures (IV) and a member of IV's senior management team and its Corporate Operations Council. He manages all licensing and divestiture monetization for IV. His team focuses on large, complex transactions with major industry licensees, long-tail licensing programs, leveraged and strategic divestitures and overall monetization strategy.
Mr. Van Arsdale has 31 years of experience serving as a CEO, business development and revenue generating professional, acquisitions integration specialist, and intellectual property and technology transactions lawyer.
Prior to joining IV in 2010, Mr. Van Arsdale was co-principal at Van Arsdale Yeager LLC, a business consultancy emphasizing intellectual property, startups, business model and sales strategy, and business development. Mr. Van Arsdale’s particular focus was in the areas of software, online media, video games and mobile.
Throughout his career, Mr. Van Arsdale has held positions at Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc. and Sun Microsystems in various legal, management and business development positions, including general manager of Microsoft’s online services business development and running its mobile and in-game advertising subsidiaries.
Mr. Van Arsdale received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California and his juris doctor from the Santa Clara University School of Law.
Mr. Van Arsdale is currently on the board of advisors of Parllay. He has also served as a law lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law for the drafting intellectual property licenses course, which focuses on practical contract drafting.