Intellectual Ventures Hires New President

1/14/10

Bellevue, WA-based Intellectual Ventures announced this week it has hired Adriane M. Brown as president and chief operating officer, responsible for day-to-day operations. She succeeds Edward Jung, the Intellectual Ventures co-founder, who is returning to his role as chief technology officer. Brown was most recently senior vice president of energy strategy at Honeywell International, and previously held other leadership roles at Honeywell and Corning. Intellectual Ventures is focused on the business of invention. Led by CEO Nathan Myhrvold, the firm has $5 billion under management and more than 650 employees worldwide.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com. Follow @

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