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Introducing SousZen

See how Xinova partners with PepsiCo and Innit to launch the new Seattle restaurant tech startup, SousZen, that aims to digitize ‘back of house’.

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Damon Matteo

Innovation Banking and Development

Intellectual Property Thought Leader

Damon has lived and worked around the world on IP issues with multinationals, SMEs, startups, government and academia, providing him an unparalleled contextual understanding of theses ecosystems and how to optimize the value of IP assets.

Damon is the former Chief Intellectual Property Officer of Xerox PARC. Damon’s career spans more than 20 years across all facets of creating and realizing commercial advantage from innovation and IP assets. Previously at Hewlett Packard, he directed worldwide IP transactions while creating and managing the HP licensing organization. He has worked for multinational companies, startups, national laboratories (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) and universities (University of California).

Damon has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Technology Transfer Excellence Award (US Federal Government), “R&D 100 Award” by R&D Magazine, and Senior Distinguished Fellow for the Center for Advanced Technology. He is Chairman of the US PTO Public Advisory Committee, the Board of the Stanford University Hoover Institution for IP & Innovation, the Board of the Tsinghua University IP Center, and the Board of the IP Institute of Norway. He is a professor at Tsinghua  University Business School and lectures at the Tsinghua Law School.

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