Andrew Ling

The President and CEO of GTX Corporation, Andrew Ling also serves as its in-house legal counsel for the software innovator based in the Scottsdale, Arizona, metropolitan area. Founded by Andrew Ling’s father in 1984, GTX Corporation introduced the first operational software and hardware for scanning and converting paper-based technical drawings to CAD formats. Working in a fast-paced, competitive environment in the company’s headquarters near Phoenix, Andrew Ling has negotiated and secured a wide range of business alliances, including licensing, distribution, and development agreements with leaders in the international technology industry. Establishing and protecting the company’s intellectual property rights, Andrew Ling has assisted the company in establishing its worldwide brand-name recognition while managing its IP portfolio and enforcing patent claims for the company’s proprietary technology. As a senior executive with the company, he has established strategic and tactical goals for the Scottsdale, Arizona-based tech leader. Directing GTX Corporation’s domestic and international business, Andrew Ling manages the company’s relationships with its worldwide distribution partners and OEM licensees. Mr. Ling participated in the restructuring of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, GTX-Europe, Ltd. and its European distribution channels, resulting in an increase in net profits of 20 percent. Today, GTX-Europe, Ltd. consistently achieves increasing net profits from its direct customer and reseller channel business. One of the most experienced legal authorities in the Phoenix area on high-tech licensing, software development, and international distribution agreements, Andrew Ling received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California. At Loyola, Mr. Ling served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review and authored a paper on the effects of U.S. political actions on American business interests in Taiwan. Active in Arizona politics, Andrew Ling served as a Trailblazer fundraiser for Senator John McCain and actively worked in his 2008 presidential campaign in Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. In 2000, Andrew Ling held membership in the National Steering Committee for the Bush presidential campaign. In 2002, Andrew Ling received a nomination by Senator Jon Kyl and Senator John McCain to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific A