Lewis Gersh | Investor
Lewis, Managing Partner of Gersh Venture Partners (GVP), has been venture investing since 2002 and prior to that was an entrepreneur since 1996. Lewis founded GVP in 2005 based on his start up investment portfolio from 2002. Lewis is actively involved with the portfolio companies, including making direct investments, fundraising, capitalization, M&A, operational strategy, and board management. Lewis graduated from San Diego State University in 1989 with a BA in English & Political Science and seven years later, received his JD and Masters in Intellectual Property Law from Pierce Law in 1996. During the interim, Lewis was an accomplished athlete, competing in Ironman triathlons, marathons and ultra-marathons worldwide while writing freelance articles on the events and doing computer work to pay the bills.
Lewis is a member of the bar of the State of New York as well as the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Lewis is also a trustee of the Franklin Pierce Law Center, an internationally recognized leader in intellectual property education.