Eugene Shteyn


University Continuing Studies, Stanford University

Eugene Shteyn teaches Innovation Timing, Principles of Invention and Innovation, The Greatest Innovations of Silicon Valley, and other courses at the Stanford University Continuing Studies Program. He’s also the first co-author of Scalable Innovation: A Guide For Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and IP Professionals.

In addition to teaching and writing, Eugene is a Partner at Zoic Capital, LLC, a life sciences and high-tech boutique VC fund, where he is responsible for evaluating, developing and monetizing intellectual property assets for portfolio companies. His innovation work, first as a Principal Scientist at Philips Research Silicon Valley, then as a director at IP Licensing at Hewlett-Packard, is embodied in high-tech products and represented in industry standards. Eugene holds 30 US patents and is a named inventor on more than 50 patents pending in areas of Internet services, business social, semiconductors, security, digital entertainment, etc. He also founded Invention Spring, LLC, an invention development and innovation management consulting company; its clients include Fortune 500 companies (Apple, IBM, Roche, Google) as well as many Silicon Valley startups.