The handle “elgaberino” refers to Gabe Ballard of Silicon Valley.

Gabe, a San José native, is a corporate counsel with background in intellectual property, contracts, privacy, and civil litigation. He has professionally written, edited articles and books for professional and academic publication, developed expertise in message, graphic design, and law administration, and contributed to marketing, non-profit development, and (in his youth) political campaigns. You may find the username “elgaberino” associated with any number of these projects and pursuits, or with religious discussions around the interaction of the Gospel with personal growth, social duty, and human rights and policy.

Gabe is currently licensed to practice law in California, works as Director of Legal and Business Development at Crowdz, and volunteers with Paladin to help promising entrepreneurs.