Dr. Causevic is a Managing Director and
Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey’s Tech+IP Advisory practice.
Causevic was formerly the founder and CEO of Black Stone IP, a boutique
investment bank focused on valuing and trading Tech+IP assets, which
was acquired by Houlihan Lokey in 2017. Prior to Black Stone, he
was instrumental in the MIPS semiconductors $350 million patent transaction
while he served as the Head of IP Strategy Practice at Ocean Tomo. Before
Ocean Tomo, Dr. Causevic founded several industrial, medical, and high-tech businesses,
raising over $50 million in premier venture capital, two of which were
ultimately acquired by Fortune 500 companies.
Dr. Causevic is a named inventor on
more than 20 patents and patent applications, and was a J.W. Gibbs Assistant Professor
of Applied Mathematics at Yale University.
Dr. Causevic holds a B.S., an M.S.,
and a Doctor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in
St. Louis, and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College
of the Law.