Gilman Louie

Gilman Louie (born 1960) is a technology venture capitalist who got his start as a video game designer and then ran the CIA venture capital fund In-Q-Tel.wikipedia
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In-Q-Tel

Gilman Louie (born 1960) is a technology venture capitalist who got his start as a video game designer and then ran the CIA venture capital fund In-Q-Tel. He was the first CEO of In-Q-Tel, a non-profit company created to help enhance national security by connecting the United States Intelligence Community with venture-backed entrepreneurial companies and making venture capital style investments in new technologies.
Originally named Peleus and known as In-Q-It, In-Q-Tel was founded by Norm Augustine, a former CEO of Lockheed Martin and by Gilman Louie, who was In-Q-Tel's first CEO.

Spectrum HoloByte

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During that career, Louie founded and ran a company called Nexa Corporation that merged with Spectrum HoloByte which later acquired MicroProse.
The chairman of Spectrum HoloByte, Gilman Louie, also founded Nexa Corporation, a developer of entertainment software, which went on to merge with Spectrum HoloByte and company President Phil Adam prior to the company's move from Colorado to California.

Niantic (company)

NianticNiantic LabsNiantic, Inc.
Known investments of Alsop Louie Partners include Niantic, Inc., Wickr, Cleversafe, Ribbit, Zephyr Technologies, Gridspeak, Netwitness, and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions. He currently serves on the board of directors of Niantic, Inc., creators of Pokémon Go.
While adding more support for the growth of the company, this investment enabled Niantic to bring in strategic industry pioneers including the addition of Gilman Louie to its board.

Wickr

Known investments of Alsop Louie Partners include Niantic, Inc., Wickr, Cleversafe, Ribbit, Zephyr Technologies, Gridspeak, Netwitness, and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions.
In March 2014, Wickr announced its Series A funding round of $9 million led by Gilman Louie of Alsop Louie Partners.

MicroProse

MPS LabsMicroplay SoftwareMicroProse Software
During that career, Louie founded and ran a company called Nexa Corporation that merged with Spectrum HoloByte which later acquired MicroProse.
In December 1993, following Black Wednesday in the UK, MicroProse Software Inc. merged with Spectrum HoloByte, another game company that specialized in simulation games, to form MicroProse Inc. Bill Stealey, who was good friends with Spectrum HoloByte president Gilman Louie, convinced Louie to help MicroProse as Stealey was afraid that some bank would not understand the company culture.

Falcon 4.0

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The game was originally designed and produced by Steve Blankenship and Gilman Louie and published under the MicroProse label.

Falcon (video game)

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Previously Louie built a career in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, one of the world’s most popular video games, from its developers in the Soviet Union.

Starship Commander (1981 video game)

Starship Commander
Starship Commander is a turn-based space combat simulator developed by Gilman Louie and published by Voyager Software.

George Washington High School (San Francisco)

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Agency Seal Medal

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Game design

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Gilman Louie (born 1960) is a technology venture capitalist who got his start as a video game designer and then ran the CIA venture capital fund In-Q-Tel.

San Francisco State University

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He graduated in 1983 from San Francisco State University.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Graduate School of Business AdministrationBaker ScholarHarvard
In 1997, he attended the then thirteen-week Advanced Management Program (AMP) and International Senior Management Program (ISMP) at Harvard Business School.

Venture capital

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Gilman Louie (born 1960) is a technology venture capitalist who got his start as a video game designer and then ran the CIA venture capital fund In-Q-Tel.

Cleversafe

Cleversafe Inc.IBM Cloud Object Storage
Known investments of Alsop Louie Partners include Niantic, Inc., Wickr, Cleversafe, Ribbit, Zephyr Technologies, Gridspeak, Netwitness, and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions.

Ribbit (telecommunications company)

RibbitBT’s Ribbit
Known investments of Alsop Louie Partners include Niantic, Inc., Wickr, Cleversafe, Ribbit, Zephyr Technologies, Gridspeak, Netwitness, and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions.

Netwitness

NetWitness Corp.
Known investments of Alsop Louie Partners include Niantic, Inc., Wickr, Cleversafe, Ribbit, Zephyr Technologies, Gridspeak, Netwitness, and Lookingglass Cyber Solutions.

United States Intelligence Community

Intelligence CommunityU.S. Intelligence CommunityU.S. intelligence
He was the first CEO of In-Q-Tel, a non-profit company created to help enhance national security by connecting the United States Intelligence Community with venture-backed entrepreneurial companies and making venture capital style investments in new technologies.

Video game industry

Video gamesComputer and video gamesComputer and video game industry
Previously Louie built a career in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, one of the world’s most popular video games, from its developers in the Soviet Union.

Tetris

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Previously Louie built a career in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, one of the world’s most popular video games, from its developers in the Soviet Union.

Soviet Union

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Previously Louie built a career in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, one of the world’s most popular video games, from its developers in the Soviet Union.

Hasbro Interactive

Tonka Search & RescueHasbro Electronic Entertainment
The company was acquired by Hasbro Interactive, where he served as chief creative officer and general manager of the Games.com group before founding In-Q-Tel.

Pokémon Go

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He currently serves on the board of directors of Niantic, Inc., creators of Pokémon Go.