Started: March 2006. As Counsel for Science Commons, Thinh is responsible for advising on legal issues relating to Science Commons and for implementing its strategy and operations. Thinh joined Science Commons after working as licensing attorney, and then corporate counsel, for Business Objects, a maker of business intelligence and reporting software. He also worked as licensing attorney for Crystal Decisions, Inc., prior to its acquisition by Business Objects. Before that, he practiced as an associate in the Technology Transactions Group of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, a Silicon Valley law firm, where his work focused mainly on licensing transactions involving strategic collaborations and joint ventures, particularly in life sciences. Thinh received a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Harvard University in 1996 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1999. He is admitted to practice in California.