Chief Executive Officer
Dan McCurdy is the CEO of RPX Corporation, the leading provider of patent risk mitigation services worldwide.
Prior to joining RPX in 2018, Mr. McCurdy served as CEO of Provenance Asset Group, Allied Security Trust, PatentFreedom, ThinkFire, and was President of the Intellectual Property Division of Lucent Technologies. He has served as a Vice President of IBM and Ciena Corporation, Director of Business Development for IBM Research; and Manager of Technology and Intellectual Property Policy for IBM worldwide.
Mr. McCurdy graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. In 2011 he was named CEO of the Year by Intellectual Property Magazine, in 2014 was named among the 40 most influential “movers and shakers” in IP transactions by Intellectual Asset Magazine, and in 2021 was inducted into the IP Hall of Fame. He has been included in the IAM Strategy 300 every year since the annual list has been published.