Luis has a background in business development for technology startups and venture capital firms. At Citrix, Luis provids supply market intelligence and financial analysis for their strategic sourcing and category management teams. In a former life, Luis was a professional tennis player, and currently likes to compete in a triathlons. Luis majored in Business Administration and Finance at the University of Central Florida, and gained his MBA from Nova Southeastern University in 2011. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
David Bates is a Shareholder of Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. is one of Florida’s oldest and largest full service law firms. David has been at Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. since graduating from Tulane University with his JD/MBA in 1991.
David is Co-Chairman of the Firm’s Technology & Entrepreneurial Companies Practice Group and serves on the Firm’s Governing Board. He regularly counsels clients in the areas of Technology Law, Venture Capital, Licensing & Distribution, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance & Securities.