Mr. Blum joined the Quantcast team in May 2010 as General Counsel from Fenwick & West LLP, a law firm specializing in technology and life science matters, where he was Partner in the Intellectual Property Group. His practice focused on structuring and negotiating relationships to turn technology and intellectual property into revenue; on developing strategic patent portfolios; and on assessing, valuing and allocating risk. Mr. Blum headed the firm’s transactional privacy and data security practice and was Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Information Security Group. He has run numerous complex technology-related commercial transactions and has served clients from a broad range of industries including semiconductor, telecommunications, networking, enterprise and consumer software, and the Internet such as Apple, Intuit, PepsiCo, Barclays Global Investors and Informatica. Mr. Blum also worked several years as a management consultant for Deloitte. He holds a B.S.E. in Computer Engineering magna cum laude from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he co-founded the Stanford Technology Law Review.