Steve Ardire - Intraspexion AI Startup Advisor

Steve Ardire
AI Startup Advisor

Steve Ardire's passion is working with "underdog" AI startups (1/2 with women CEOs/founders). He connects the dots of business strategy, funding, go-to-market, and customer/partner engagements. He brings significant relationship capital and personal branding to the table, and responds immediately to requests for advice. He is also a master user of social media.

 Mike Becker - Intraspexion Senior Software Engineer

Mike Becker
Senior Software Engineer

Mike Becker created our automated system for extracting text from PACER. Now retired, but always available to Intraspexion, Mike worked for Fortune 100 companies such as Compaq, HP, Hitachi, IBM, and Microsoft. He helped create products that changed the industry such as the PowerPC processor architecture and the reliability improvements seen in Windows 2000/2003.

 Elaine Cochran - Intraspexion Web Master

Elaine Cochran
Website Designer

Elaine Cochran has degrees in both graphic design and web design. She and the team at New Streams Studio in Sequim, Washington use their knowledge of design and content management to help Intraspexion (and other companies) put their best foot forward in connection with their Web Site presence and Power Point presentations.

 Dan Cotman - Intraspexion 2S Ventures, CotmanIP

Dan Cotman
2S Ventures, CotmanIP

Dan is the owner of 2S Ventures and is the lead patent attorney at his Pasadena, CA law firm, Cotman IP. His law firm partners with its clients and their attorneys to develop a custom strategy for their particular ideas, brand and market. We implemented his strategy to develop a patent "family."

Christine Deska - Intraspexion

Christine Deska
Sales Team

Recently, Christine co-founded Nonprofit Sector Strategies with Frank Orzo and is its President. In addition to providing consulting services, NSS released its second software product in 2018, a board of directors portal.

From 2014 to 2016, Christine was Director of Programs at the Columbus Citizens Foundation and managed a budget of $2.8M. While at AARP from 2006 to 2014, she led initiatives around older adult hunger, financial security and volunteer management, often serving as a media spokesperson.

Christine sits on the board of Hunger Solutions New York, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the alleviation of hunger throughout New York State.

She received a BA in Communications from Manhattan College and an MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

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Robin Harris
Sales Team

Robin began her career working as a paralegal in a law firm practicing general law, then moved to the legal department of Green Tree Financial Services. There, in various departments, she was responsible for implementing, training and maintaining Frank Orzo’s matter management software, Lawtrac. 

As a Project Manager at LT Online Corporation, she developed the electronic billing practice for Lawtrac. Her division implemented electronic billing for more than 30 law departments.

Robin received her Paralegal Associates degree in 1995 and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota in 1997.

 Obi Iloputaife - Intraspexion Patent Counsel, CotmanIP

Obi Iloputaife
Patent Counsel, CotmanIP

Obi is the Chair of the Patent Practice Group at Cotman IP. He wrote the claims and provided the drawings for Intraspexion's first patent application, which was filed on September 27, 2016, and issued (in less than 4 months) on January 24, 2017. He then wrote the claims for Intraspexion's six (6) "continuation" patents, all of which were granted by September 12, 2017 (i.e., 7 patents within the space of a single year after the first application was filed). Altogether, Obi wrote 120 claims and all of them were allowed by the USPTO, without challenge or change. Trained as an engineer, Obi worked for Northrop Corporation and The Boeing Company, where he led development of the flight controls system for the C-17 airplane. After going to law school, he was an IP attorney for the Heckler Law Firm (2000-2006), and was then the VP & AGC for Cardinal Health (2006-2010), where he was the IP counsel for the medical devices division. 


Board of Legal Advisors

Thomas D. Barton

Louis and Hermione Brown Professor of Law
Director, Louis M. Brown Program in Preventive Law
Coordinator, National Center for Preventive Law

California western school of law, San diego, california

Jim Groton

Partner (retired)

Sutherland, Asbill & BrennaN (now Eversheds Sutherland) and former President of the American College of Construction Lawyers

Atlanta, Georgia