Gilman Louie is a Partner at Alsop Louie Partners. He is the former CEO of In-Q-Tel, a strategic venture fund created to help enhance national security by connecting the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. intelligence community with venture-backed entrepreneurial companies.
Previously Louie built a career as a pioneer in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator as well as being the person who licensed Tetris, the world’s most popular computer game, from its developers in the Soviet Union. During that career, Louie founded and ran a company called Spectrum Holobyte, which ultimately was acquired by Hasbro Corporation. He served as chief creative officer of Hasbro Interactive and general manager of the Games.com group.
Louie has been a Member of the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age since its inception in 2002. He has contributed to the following reports produced by the Task Force: Protecting America’s Freedom in the Information Age in 2002, Creating a Trusted Network for Homeland Security in 2003, Implementing a Trusted Information Sharing Environment in 2006, Mobilizing Information to Prevent Terrorism in 2006, and Nation at Risk in 2009.