Jack Klingert

Senior Director, IP Strategy and Operations at Motorola Solutions

Jack Klingert has over 25 years’ global experience in leading cross-functional teams to capture innovation and generate significant revenue streams through product management, new business development, licensing, joint venture formation and divestiture. Mr Klingert has substantial experience in successfully launching new organisations and restructuring operations for maximum shareholder return.

His core strengths couple his strong technology background with a drive to close transactions that deliver high-value products and services.

Mr Klingert leads the IP strategy and operations teams at Motorola Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing the end-to-end IP strategy that has pivoted Motorola Solutions’ IP operation to focus on software and solutions. He leads the technical, business and legal teams that are responsible for identifying critical technologies, invention harvesting, patent operations and licensing.

Previously, Mr Klingert was senior vice president, media software and services and intellectual property for RealNetworks. At RealNetworks, he led the development and operations for the company’s flagship consumer digital media products. He drove over $100 million of high-margin software product revenue. He successfully leveraged the licensing of the Helix Digital Media platform to over 700 million consumer electronic devices in over 170 partners.

Before RealNetworks, Mr Klingert was vice president, strategy for Amazon.com. At Amazon, he drove the strategy and implementation of corporate-wide IP plans. He worked closely with the leadership team in protecting and leveraging such innovations as Kindle, Amazon Cloud, Amazon Prime, digital music and digital video products and services.

He has also lead the IP strategy and transaction teams for major technology companies, including AT&T, Honeywell, Nortel Networks and Lucent Technologies. During his career, he has delivered over $1 billion in bottom-line revenue from technology transactions.

Mr Klingert earned his BS in physical chemistry from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his MS in semiconductor materials from Stevens Institute of Technology. Mr Klingert holds a Federal Communications Commission amateur extra radio licence.

Professional associations

  • Certified Licensing Professional
  • LES


  • Aerospace/automotive
  • Electronics
  • Materials
  • Media
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

Firm details

Motorola Solutions
Chicago IL
United States

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