Inventor, Shadowing Technology

Dane Butzer is the inventor of Shadowing technology, which is covered by U.S. Patent No. 9,634,836. He also holds numerous other issued patents.

Mr. Butzer has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (cum laude) and a Master of Science in Engineering and from The Ohio State University. His focus was lasers, high speed semiconductors, and quantum mechanics. During these studies he took extensive math classes including graduate level ones.

He also has a Juris Doctor with honors from The Ohio State University, where he also was a Managing Editor of the Ohio State Law Review. Dane was also a National Merit Scholar.

Dane has worked for small, medium, and large sized law firms and technology companies, both as their counselor and as an active participant. He has seen what it takes to grow as a business.

This combined experience informs Dane’s view of how to build a team, create new technologies, run a successful business, make informed business decisions, manage risk, and create wealth.

Besides his patents, Mr. Butzer has the following publications:

  • Contributor to Applied Cryptography, Bruce Schneier, 1st Ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1994 (CD Appendix)
  • Dane C. Butzer, Bradley D. Clymer and Betty Lise Anderson, A Highly Efficient Interconnection For Use With a Multistage Optical Switching Network, 34 Applied Optics 1788-1800 (1995)
  • Markman v. Westview: Juries and Patent Infringement Suits, 58 Ohio St. L.J. 271 (1997)

Dane spent over 20 years creating the math behind Shadowing technology and coding the relevant test suites. He believes this technology is not only transformational but also necessary to protect people’s, businesses’ and governments’ critical data.