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Derek Au
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Derek joined Stratagem Partnering as an Associate, bringing roughly 10 years in technology, business development, intellectual property research and fund raising experience in highly entrepreneurial environments.

Immediately prior to Stratagem, Derek worked with Mauriel Patent Practice where he was responsible for reviewing numerous highly technical patents to assess their commercial value and defensibility. In this process, Derek was responsible for holding discussions and presenting these patents to major multi-national corporations.

At the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Derek was responsible for exploring the viability of commercializing research technologies at Duke University, writing the business plans to seek capital for viable opportunities and assisting in pitching the investments.

Prior to working on his Master’s Degree at Duke, Derek spent 7 years working in engineering and business development roles at start up firms in the network security, financial news syndication markets.

Derek has Master's Degree in Engineering Management from Duke University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario Canada.

Derek can be reached by email at: dau AT stratagem.com.

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