Soody Tronson is Founding Managing Counsel at STLG Law Firm, counseling domestic and international clients in IP and technology transactions in a wide range of technologies. In 2016 she formed, Presque, a company developing a line of medical devices for mothers and infants.
Soody has over 25 years of operational experience in technology, business, management, and law in start-up and fortune 100 companies, including Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals, Hewlett-Packard Co., Avantec Vascular, and the law firms of HellerEhrman and Townsend and Townsend.
Soody serves in board and leadership capacities with several organizations including the Association of Women in Science STEM to Market national accelerator; Licensing Executives Society USA/Canada, California Lawyers Association, and the Palo Alto Area Bar Association. Soody is a Commissioner with the city of Menlo Park; and an active hands-on volunteer with several civic organizations including Defy Ventures, an entrepreneurship training program for currently and formerly incarcerated. Soody has instructed courses in IP, licensing, and entrepreneurship at the University of California, Stanford University and European institutions. She is the co-author of the book "Women Securing the Future with TIPPSS for IoT: Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety, Security for the Internet of Things.”