Executive Vice President, Acquisitions
Prior to joining RPX, Mr. Olsen was the Vice President of Business Development, Legal and the Secretary of Aggregate Knowledge, a company developing advertising optimization solutions for Internet advertisers and advertising agencies. Prior to Aggregate Knowledge, Mr. Olsen worked at Intertrust Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ITRU, acquired by Sony and Philips) in a variety of positions, most recently as Vice President of Intellectual Property and Licensing.
Prior to Intertrust, he was patent counsel for Cardeon Corporation, a medical device start-up company focusing on solutions for the bypass surgery market, and Zexel Innovation, a leader in the development of GPS navigational systems (acquired by Visteon Corporation NYSE: VC).
Mr. Olsen holds a BS in Ecology and Systematic Biology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a JD from Santa Clara University. He is a registered Patent Attorney before the US Patent & Trademark Office and a member of the state bar of California.