Ron Laurie

Ron Laurie - Panelist

Chairman, InventionShare

Ron Laurie is the Chairman of InventionShare, a new kind of open innovation company that transforms breakthrough technologies into globally deployed innovation with high social impact.

He has worked in Silicon Valley since before it had that name, initially as a systems engineer at Lockheed Missiles & Space Company and later as an intellectual property lawyer and patent strategist. In 2004, he launched Inflexion Point Strategy, the first boutique IP investment bank. With offices in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Singapore, Inflexion Point advises technology companies and institutional investors around the world in acquiring, divesting and investing in IP-rich companies, businesses units, technologies, and strategic IP assets in the form of patent portfolios, exclusive field-of-use rights and related know-how.