Rick holds the position of Senior Counsel for John Deere in Urbandale. With degrees from Stanford University, The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business and New York University School of Law, he also has a demonstrated history of working with technology. He is skilled in licensing, data services, intellectual property, privacy, trademarks, brand development and risk management, as well as other legal matters. Rick serves with Tech Journey because it provides opportunities to inspire and engage youth and help build their confidence. When he’s not dealing with legal issues, Rick enjoys traveling, cooking and staying fit through exercise.