Mr. Gross is a Washington DC attorney and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at The George Washington University in the Graduate Business School. He has substantial experience in both domestic and international matters, having worked in two large international law firms and the Federal government for over 18 years. His background and education includes a MS in Applied Physics from Stanford University, work experience in Silicon Valley and several U.S. Government research laboratories such as Los Alamos and Livermore. Mr. Gross has served as General Counsel for a high-tech firm and advised clients such as Rolls-Royce, SAIC, Advanced Engineering, and has advised startup companies on a variety of legal and technical matters including funding and development issues. His course topics at George Washington include crypto-currencies, the blockchain and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) such as Ethereum, and intellectual property on the Internet.