Innovation takes courage and the desire to think differently. With a dynamic business model and a diverse global pipeline, the opportunity to make an impact at IV is limitless. Find your fit and learn more about the unique work we do in each of our funds and functional groups.
The Corporate Communications team develops the tools we need to tell our story effectively. They support internal and external communications for the entire company.
The Finance organization manages all of IV’s financial activities. They are an important strategic partner to all parts of the business, and have the challenging task of managing a detail-oriented discipline inside an innovative, rapidly changing company.
The Global Licensing (GL) team monetizes IV’s patent portfolio to generate revenue and create a return for IV’s investors. They work as a team to engage technology companies worldwide in a value-driven licensing conversation.
Human Resources is responsible for recruiting the most talented people, helping them develop new skills and supporting them throughout their careers.
Global Good is a collaborative effort between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures to take on some of humanity’s toughest problems through the power of invention by drawing on resources normally reserved for commercial pursuits in the developed world. Global Good combines IV’s unique invention prowess with the expertise of leading humanitarian organizations, forward-looking governments, and commercial partners that share our vision. Together, we invent, develop, and deploy commercially-viable technologies that improve life in developing countries.
Institute for Disease Modeling
As part of Intellectual Ventures' Global Good initiative, the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) is the preeminent quantitative analysis center shaping strategies and building innovative tools to accelerate the eradication of infectious disease by the global health community.
Invention Science Fund
The Invention Science Fund (ISF) is funded to prepare, prosecute, and license patents from our in-house inventing. They accomplish this by strategically researching the needs in many areas to develop and expand our patent portfolio. ISF is comprised of patent prosecutors, paralegals, program managers, inventors, and a growing business development group.
Intellectual Ventures Laboratory
Intellectual Ventures Laboratory conducts advanced research on some of IV’s most promising ideas to demonstrate an invention’s feasibility and potential for commercial or humanitarian use.
The Legal team provides legal support to diverse business groups across all of IV.
Systems and Technology Group
The Systems and Technology Group (STG) operates as IV's internal technology partner, enabling the business to quickly and sustainably anticipate, analyze, and respond to market opportunities and challenges.