An expert in the management and commercialisation of corporate intellectual assets

With a career spanning more than 20 years in international intellectual capital management and commercialisation, Damon Matteo has acquired extensive experience in the full-spectrum management of corporate intellectual capital assets. Matteo is a frequent lecturer at universities and professional organisations in the United States, Asia and Europe. He is also a member of the USPTO Advisory Committee.

Formerly vice president and chief IP officer of the Palo Alto Research Centre, Matteo was chartered with the direction of all aspects of PARC operation which touched intellectual capital. Before PARC, he directed IP licensing for Hewlett-Packard, where he was brought in to create and manage a world-class licensing organisation.

Today, Matteo is CEO of Fulcrum Strategy, providing expert guidance in strategies and execution for capturing commercial advantage from innovation.