Mariana Antcheva is General Counsel at Lytro, where she guides IP strategy and serves as trusted advisor on all things legal.
Prior to Lytro, Mariana served as a Corporate Lawyer at Fenwick & West, where she represented over 50 Silicon Valley startups and several public companies on a wide range of legal issues, from financings, IPOs, to mergers and acquisitions. Guiding technology startups to success is in Mariana’s blood; her very first job was with her father’s computerized automation business in Bulgaria.
Mariana regularly volunteers her time and expertise through pro bono legal services to a number of local organizations, and she is a rabid Star Wars fan of episodes IV-VI.
Mariana graduated summa cum laude from Santa Clara University School of Law.