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Meet our talent

RPX’s team comprises highly experienced IP professionals with expertise in all facets of the patent market, including identification and analysis, negotiating and structuring acquisitions and handling licensing and litigation. Our senior executives have played an instrumental role in the rapidly evolving market for intellectual property assets. Our founders are among the most experienced patent acquisition and licensing executives in the world. Collectively, the team has completed nearly $4 billion in patent-related transactions.

Leadership Team

Dan McCurdy

Chief Executive Officer

Emily Gavin

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

David Anderson

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Chiang

Vice President and Chief IP Officer

Will Chuang

Executive Vice President, Client Relations

Ryan Elliott

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions

Robert Heath

Executive Vice President, RPX Corporation

Kathy Humphreys

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Jon M. Knight

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Eric Olsen

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions

NR Palapati

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Product

Stephan Waldstrom

President, RPX Insurance Services

Acquisitions

Eric Olsen

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions

Ryan Elliott

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions

Claus Melarti

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

J. Ryan Lawlis

Vice President, Acquisitions

Ryan Hanneken

Senior Director, Acquisitions

Analytics & Intelligence

Brian Howard

Vice President, Analytics

Michael Wickey

Vice President, Intelligence

Young Lee

Senior Director, Analytics

Christina Raymond

Senior Director, Intelligence

Jake Wexler

Director, Intelligence

Business Development

Jon M. Knight

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Ming-Ren Shiu

Vice President, Business Development Asia

Yuichi Kawamura

Vice President, Business Development

German Ospina

Vice President, Business Development

Carter Saunders

Senior Director, Business Development

Lynn Markham

Vice President, Business Development

Client Relations

Kyoichi Ideno

President, RPX Asia Corp

Will Chuang

Executive Vice President, Client Relations

Shoichi Endo

Vice President, Client Relations

Aileen Kim

Vice President, Client Relations

Shingo Muramatsu

Vice President, Client Relations Asia

David Shaul

Vice President, Client Relations

Christine Herrman

Vice President, Community

Chris Yellick

Vice President, Client Relations

Anne Abramowitz Junget

Senior Director, Client Relations

Chris Mebane

Director, Client Relations

Sharlet Ramsland

Director, Client Relations

Tim Watson

Director, Client Relations

Andrew Elgin

Senior Manager, Client Relations

Karen Fishwick

Senior Manager, Client Relations

Tim O’Brien

Senior Manager, Client Relations

Xing Wang

Senior Manager, Client Relations

Finance

David Anderson

Chief Financial Officer

Enrique Magaña

Senior Vice President, Finance

Joe Mariska

Vice President, Finance

Insurance Operations

Stephan Waldstrom

President, RPX Insurance Services

Marketing

Michelle Lower

Senior Director, Marketing

Patent Analysis

Julian Hu

Vice President, Patent Analysis

Bita Mortazavi

Vice President, Patent Analysis

Anselmo Ontiveros

Vice President, Patent Analysis