Laura S. Stark has more than 30 years’ experience in technology with special emphasis on business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, research and development, and emerging solutions. Laura has spent most of her career at Rambus, where she held a variety of executive positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Emerging Solutions Division. In that capacity, she was responsible for the company’s first DARPA program and first China venture. Previously she had been responsible for a series of acquisitions, agreements, and investments, which collectively seeded two new business units and two new strategic initiatives. She is also credited with developing the strategy and pricing for Rambus’ successful patent license renewal program, which at one point was responsible for between 50% to 70% of the company’s annual revenue. Laura received her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT and has been on the board of directors for Roy-G-Biv Corporation for a decade.