Gilman Louie

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Gilman Louie "is a partner of Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital fund focused on helping entrepreneurs start companies. He is the founder and former CEO of In-Q-Tel, a strategic venture fund created to help enhance national security by connecting the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. intelligence community with venture-backed entrepreneurial companies. Previously Gilman built a career as a pioneer in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, the world’s most popular computer game, from its developers in the Soviet Union. During that career, Gilman founded and ran a company called Spectrum Holobyte which ultimately was acquired by Hasbro Corporation, where he served as chief creative officer of Hasbro Interactive and general manager of the group before founding In-Q-Tel.

"Gilman has served on a number of boards of directors, including Wizards of the Coast, Total Entertainment Network, Direct Language, FASA Interactive, and most recently the National Venture Capital Association. He serves as a member of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age. He is on the board of the non-profit venture fund, In 2006, Gilman was presented with the Directors Award by the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Porter Goss, for his service in creating In-Q-Tel and providing service to the intelligence community. Gilman completed the Advanced Management program/International Seniors Management Program at Harvard Business School and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Francisco State University." [1]

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  1. Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort & Spa on the Big Island of Hawai'i January 3-6, 2007, accessed July 31, 2007.
  2. Directors, Federation of American Scientists, accessed September 1, 2009.