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Alfredo M Lezama is vice president of IP licensing and business development for Adeia. He is responsible for the consumer electronics licensing programmes. He has successfully closed licences with Samsung, LGE, Sony, TCL, Panasonic, Sharp, Funai and many other worldwide CE leaders.
Before joining Adeia, Mr Lezama was VP of IP licensing and head of patent acquisitions and transactions for Rovi/TiVo/Xperi including patent acquisitions from Samsung, LGE, Kyocera, IV, and PixelWorks among others. Prior to that he was executive vice president and head of business development for Acacia Research Group and responsible for the acquisition of new patent portfolios across various sectors, including semiconductors, consumer electronics, wireless and automotive. He has led many successful transactions, including patent acquisitions from Nokia Networks, Rambus, Silicon Image, STMicroelectronics, Automotive Technologies International, NEC, Skyworks and Harris Corporation.
Mr Lezama has extensive experience in consumer electronics, mobile devices and semiconductor ecosystems. Before Acacia Research Group, he held the position of director, strategy and business development at LG Electronics; vice president, sales at Nextwave Wireless Inc; and director, business development and director, product management at Marvell Semiconductors. He began his career with Texas Instruments Inc, where he held various positions in strategy, business development and sales.
Mr Lezama obtained a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego and an MSc in information technology and MBA from the University of San Diego.