David Wright

David Wright

Vice President - Strategy, IPValue

David Wright joined IPValue in 2022 after 21 years at Cypress Semiconductor. At Cypress, he held a variety of technical and leadership positions, culminating in 11 years leading the IP Strategy and Monetisation function which he founded. In that role he re-engineered Cypress’ patent portfolio to align with corporate and product line strategic business objectives, built several strategic patent portfolios and launched monetisation programmes which contributed noticeably to the company's bottom line.

In his earlier roles at Cypress, Mr Wright was VP Fellow in the CTO Office, and Platform Architect for a variety of MCU and ASSP platforms and Wireless PAN and USB products, having previously led the USB Applications and System Engineering groups. Prior to joining Cypress, he established and led the Electronics/Firmware team at Saitek (a PC peripherals startup) and developed electronic instruments for sailboats and yachts at Raymarine.

David Wright is a prolific inventor with over 175 US patents and a licensed patent agent with the USPTO. He holds an MSc in VLSI Design from Bournemouth University and a BSc in Electronic Engineering from Southampton University.

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