Invention Capital: An IMS 2013 Keynote with Patrick Ennis

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Invention Capital: Why The World Needs More of it, plenary keynote at IMS 2013.

Dr. Patrick Ennis explores how researchers from a variety of scientific and technical fields can optimize the value-creation chain. Ennis shares new models such as Open Innovation and  Invention Capital that are necessary to successfully commercialize technology. In today's  challenging  environment, the speed of technology development and adoption has so accelerated that even leading technology companies find it hard to just keep up. This is an opportunity for leading researchers  to understand the latest trends in managing valuable IP and bringing it closer to commercialization.

Patrick Ennis has more than 25 years of experience as a scientist, engineer, businessman and venture capitalist.  He is Global Head of Technology for Intellectual Ventures. Prior to joining Intellectual Ventures in 2008, Ennis was at ARCH Venture Partners where he built startups in a wide range of interdisciplinary areas. Prior to joining the venture capital industry in 1998 as a Kauffman Fellow, Ennis held senior positions with AT&T and Lucent Bell Labs in R&D and Marketing. Before joining Bell Labs in 1992, Ennis conducted research in Nuclear Physics from 1984 to 1992 at universities and national labs in North America and Europe.

Ennis holds an M.B.A. from Wharton, a Ph.D., M.S. and M.Phil. in Physics from Yale University, and a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from the College of William and Mary.

Dr. Patrick Ennis of Intellectual Ventures delivers an inspirational keynote at IMS 2013 in Seattle. Ennis explores how researchers from a variety of scientific and technical fields can optimize the value-creation chain. Ennis shares new models such as Open Innovation and  Invention Capital that are necessary to successfully commercialize technology.

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