Peter Hardigan | Chief Operating Officer
Peter Hardigan is a highly experienced IP monetization executive, having held roles of increasing responsibility at leading global IP platforms.
Peter was most recently Chief Financial Officer and head of investment management at IP Navigation Group (IPNav), where he was responsible for financial assessment of all IPNav portfolio acquisitions, and aided activist investors in the bid for control of AOL and in other high-value IP transactions.
Prior to IPNav, Peter was a Principal leading IP transactions at Charles River Associates in New York and Frankfurt, where he represented a range of Fortune 500 Companies and institutional investors involved in IP monetization, including the management of a group of €100MM EU patent investment funds.
Prior to joining Charles River Associates, Peter was a licensing officer at Columbia Technology Ventures, where he was responsible for evaluation, commercial development and licensing of CTV’s life sciences portfolio.
Prior to CTV, Peter was a strategy consultant at Mainspring and IBM Business Consulting Services (following IBM’s acquisition of Mainspring) where he advised Fortune 500 life sciences, financial services, and consumer goods firms, with a focus on portfolio strategy and business development.
Peter Hardigan and David Martin, chairman of M*CAM Inc.,
talk about AOL Inc.'s agreement to sell more than 800 of
its patents and related patent applications to Microsoft.