KEITH SPENCERKeith Spencer is a partner with the law firm of Fasken Martineau and is the Chair of the Vancouver office’s Securities and Technology Practice Group. Keith’s clients range from startups to mature, private technology companies. Keith was previously in-house counsel to both the Vancouver-based Wireless Data Group of Motorola, Inc. and to D-Wave Systems Inc. where he had overall responsibility for their respective legal affairs. Keith has lectured in the areas of technology and intellectual property law at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law and at various Continuing Legal Education and Information Technology industry conferences.

He has also authored articles in the areas of computer and information technology, outsourcing, ecommerce, and intellectual property law. Keith is a member of various boards and advisory boards for a significant number of early stage and emerging technology companies and technology industry associations, including Elastic Path Software, INETCO Systems, dPoint Technologies, TalentClick, Envisio Solutions, Vancouver Enterprise Forum, and TiE (Vancouver Chapter). Keith was previously a member of the Board of Directors of BuildDirect, Layer 7 Technologies (acquired by UIK), and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dyaptive Systems (acquired by JDSU).

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