Robert Colao

Robert Colao is the founder of radiusIP, Inc. - an Intellectual Property consulting and licensing services company serving a client base which includes Fortune 100 companies and individual inventors. radiusIP provides a broad set of IP services addressing client’s IP needs and issues including patent licensing, licensing program development, patent sales and acquisitions, IP negotiations, patent portfolio analysis/development, technology licensing - as well as other areas relating to effective management and monetization of IP. From 2008 to 2012 as Director of Outbound Patent Licensing at Nokia Inc., Bob led the company’s global outbound patent licensing activities/organization. Upon first joining Nokia in 2008 as Director of Patent Licensing, he also formulated and directed the business development of new opportunities expanding the licensing and monetization of the Nokia patent portfolio beyond the mobile handset space. Additionally, he drove the IP elements of numerous Nokia M&A activities (e.g. joint ventures and divestitures), which included the divestiture of Nokia’s wireless modem business. From 2000 to 2008, Bob was with IBM’s Corporate Intellectual Property Licensing organization and held the position of Director of International Licensing. His responsibilities at IBM included: the licensing of patents, technology and copyrights; IP related M&A (divestiture) activities and negotiations; patent pool participation (DVD-6C); as well as leading and establishing IBM’s patent sales process. Prior to 2000, Bob held management positions at IBM which included: hardware and software development in the area of high performance computing; marketing & business development; and strategy & planning. Bob holds a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from Union College, as well as an MBA. More detailed information can be found here.