Co-Founder and Chief Digital Officer

Roy Levien is the co-founder and Chief Digital Officer, of eQuility. Roy is among the all-time most prolific inventors in the world as measured by U.S utility patents, with over 737 issued and more than 1,260 US patent applications. He is also the recipient of the Microsoft Chairman's Award from Bill Gates in 1990 for his work on applications architecture and the foundations of ActiveX. Levien co-authored the book The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation, and Sustainability. Formerly, he served as Senior Managing Inventor at The Invention Science Fund where he has participated in and managed numerous invention sessions covering a variety of topics ranging from human-technology interaction, gaming and cloud services, and applications and device architectures, to medical device technology and health informatics. Levien received an M.A. in Biology from Yale University, an A.B. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College, and has attended the doctoral programs at the Harvard Business School and Cornell's department of Neurobiology and Behavior.