Jeremy works with the portfolio companies on value-add legal initiatives as part of the Organization/Operational Team of OpenView Labs.
ExperienceJeremy has developed a methodology for streamlining and simplifying the revenue generating agreements and negotiation process for IT based companies, and helps his clients, among other things, to increase their revenue by trying to shorten the contracting process. This is also one of the several value-add initiatives he often helps the OpenView portfolio companies with as part of OpenView Labs, as growing revenue often involves significant contracting challenges. Jeremy runs his own IT focused law firm, the Aber Law Firm, and has over 18 years experience in technology and corporate law. He previously served as the General Counsel to OpenView Venture Partners; General Counsel and Vice President to ScriptLogic Corporation, a Windows software tools vendor; and the Head of US Licensing for BMC Software, a Fortune 500 enterprise software vendor. In addition, Jeremy began his career as a Corporate and Finance Associate Attorney at Mayer Brown, a global law firm.
Jeremy received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated Cum Laude and served as an Associate Editor on the Houston Law Review. Jeremy has a B.B.A in Accounting from The University of Texas, at Austin, and has passed all sections of the Certified Public Accountants’ Examination.
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Jeremy actively blogs at his site SaaS Agreement regarding SaaS and software licensing issues.