Gene Riccoboni, a member of the Foundation's Board of Trustees, is an Internet attorney who was formerly with Grimes & Battersby, LLP, an intellectual property law boutique based in Stamford, Connecticut. Gene previously served as the Manager of Legal Affairs for On2 Technologies (AMEX: ONT), a leading technology firm at the forefront of Internet video compression. Prior to his tenure with On2, Gene worked for WebCounsel, LLC, a Website development and consulting firm that specializes in establishing an online presence for international law firms.
Gene has written extensively on the law of bots, supply chain management, electronic commerce, and domain names for publications such as The Industry Standard, E-Business Advisor, The Licensing Journal and Law.com. He is also a member of the Internet Law Committee for the New York State Bar Association. During law school, he worked as a Judicial Extern at the New York State Supreme Court for the Honorable Denis. W. Donovan.
Before attending law school, Gene was a Member of The New York Commodity Exchange where he traded derivatives on precious metals. Gene is admitted to practice law in New York State, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and Connecticut. He holds a master's degree in business administration from Iona College, and a juris doctorate from Pace University School of Law.