Michael Pierantozzi

Head of Patent Sales and Acquisitions, IP Licensing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Based in Silicon Valley, Michael Pierantozzi is a technology entrepreneur and IP business strategist and transaction expert.

Mr Pierantozzi is a strategic business development executive on the IP licensing team at Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise, where he heads patent sales and acquisitions. He previously held leadership positions at HP Co, IPotential and Intellectual Ventures, as well as a start-up that he co-founded which focused on providing transparency in IP transactions to improve IP market liquidity. Mr Pierantozzi also ran his own IP advisory firm, Andiamo Associates LLC.

Since 2009 Mr Pierantozzi has been recognised in the annual IAM 300 rankings as one of the world’s leading IP strategists. He is a frequent speaker at IP and technology industry events and a guest lecturer at Stanford University (in the engineering, law and business schools) and the Stanford Centre for Professional Development

Mr Pierantozzi served on the advisory board at Lex Machina Inc and as president of the board of directors at Bay Area Cancer Connections in honour of family and friends facing cancer.

Mr Pierantozzi holds an MSc in engineering from the management, science and engineering department at Stanford University. He also holds a BSc in mechanical engineering from Drexel University.

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  • Electronics
  • Engineering/construction
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
San Jose CA
United States

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