Patent Engineer, IT Director

IT Director
Patent Engineer

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Mr. Grundler is experienced in patent prosecution, particularly for technologies related to database development and administration, Internet software, and IT and telephony technology. Mr. Grundler serves dual roles within the firm, acting as both the IT Director and a Patent Engineer.

•   B.A., Cognitive Science, University of California, Berkeley

Technology Expertise
Mr. Grundler is proficient in database administration, Internet software development, and IT and telephony management. While at UPS Professional Services, he wrote a custom Web-based campus shipping application that several Fortune 500 clients deployed.

Related Professional Experience
Mr. Grundler’s work experience includes employment in propulsion research for NASA. He was a Technology Support Group Technician and a Customer Resource Group Supervisor for United Parcel Service, and additionally worked for UPS Professional Services as an IT/logistics consultant. He also worked for various startups during the dotcom era, primarily in IT administrative and software development capacities.

Personal Interests And Activities
Mr. Grundler is an Eagle Scout, and is currently the District Chairman for Golden Empire Council’s Yolo District. Additionally, he is the Chapter Advisor for the Tito Wa Chapter of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. Grundler also serves on the committee for Venturing Crew 66, as the Pack Trainer for Cub Scout Pack 132, and as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 466.

Mr. Grundler’s other interests include:
•   Cycling
•   Triathlons
•   Railfanning
•   Visiting Disneyland with his wife and four children