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  • Blockchain Innovation ExpertXinova requires a subject matter expert to evaluate a next generation blockchain platform that utilizes a unique chain joining capability between multiple blockchains.
  • Free the WaterXinova is seeking ways to manage the watery dough problem so vegetables can be included into sheets of dough and baked like traditional crackers.
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Edward Jung

Founder and CEO

One of the most prolific inventors in the world

Edward Jung - Founder & CEO | XinovaEdward is a brilliant technologist who quickly grasps the complexities of any technical field, a strategist who translates his insights into elegant frameworks for unlocking financial value, and a pragmatic tactician who builds businesses at scale.

Edward Jung is one of the top 15 inventors in history, holding more than 1000 patents worldwide across healthcare, computing, networking, energy, and material sciences. As an entrepreneur, he founded or co-founded multiple companies including Terrapower, Kymeta, Vigilance, and Benemilk. He advises several others.

Edward founded Intellectual Ventures in 2000 after leaving Microsoft where he was Chief Architect. At Microsoft he founded projects in semantic web, adaptive UI and artificial intelligence, and co-founded Windows NT, Office, Microsoft Research, mobile and consumer products. While leading Microsoft Research, he oversaw a budget of $4.5 billion.

Before joining Microsoft, Edward founded (his third startup) Deep Thought Group, working on neural network chips. In the the 1980’s he was personally recruited by Steve Jobs to work on projects at Apple and NeXT. His biomedical research has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and others. Edward continues to be a sought after keynote speaker globally, discussing innovation strategy, technology trends, and mega-scale cross-border collaboration.

Edward currently serves as the CEO at Xinova where he visits innovators, companies and governments around the world connecting problems to solutions. In 2005 Edward founded the predecessor to Xinova and co-managed it from 2008. Xinova is based in Seattle with offices in Seoul, Beijing, Bangalore, Israel, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

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Our Worldwide Locations


311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
150 Beach Road
#08-06/08 Gateway West
189720 Singapore
+65 6408 5080


Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
+61 2 8093 4850


Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna