Gustavo founded RZV (Rui Zhi Ventures Limited) to work with technology companies, inventors and investment funds located in the US, Europe, and Asia. RZV's brokerage practice covers patent sales, acquisitions, licensing pool participation, litigation financing, enforcement partnerships, and IP-secured financing opportunities.
Well known in the industry, Gustavo has closed dozens of buy-side and sell-side transactions as well as enforcement partnerships and financing deals for clients in the US, Asia, and Europe. He has been repeatedly recognized in leading IP publications as one of the world's leading patent brokers.
Previous to founding RZVin 2011, Gustavo was at Intel Capital where he co-founded and managed Intel's patent acquisition program. In that role, Gustavo oversaw the development and implementation of patent acquisition strategies to augment Intel's patent portfolio. Gustavo also developed and launched Intel Capital's portfolio company patent licensing program.
Previously, Gustavo worked at Coopers & Lybrand before earning his MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Gustavo has studied Mandarin Chinese at the Taipei Language Institute in Taipei. He holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio.
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