Board Of Directors

Matteo Sabattini


LES USA & Canada

Dr. Matteo Sabattini currently serves as President and Chief Licensing Officer of Convida, a pioneer in research and innovation for IoT and cloud services. Formed in 2012 as a joint venture between Sony Corporation of America and InterDigital, Convida’s patented technology helps lay the groundwork for a future where everything, in every home, business and industry, is connected. Dr. Sabattini in the past held positions at Ericsson, the Sisvel Group, InterDigital and other leading organizations in the IP industry. He also held several teaching and research positions in wireless and mobile communications at UCSD and at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).

Dr. Sabattini is a thought leader in the IP space. He has years of expertise in technology licensing and IP strategy, and his background blends business, policy and technical skills. He has published extensively and regularly speaks at industry events on IP matters. He holds an MBA from the George Washington University (GWU), a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and a Laurea Magistrale magna cum laude also in electrical engineering from the University of Bologna. Dr. Sabattini is a member of the board of the Licensing Executive Society International (LESI). He is an IEEE senior member, a Beta Gamma Sigma lifetime member, as well as a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum. He is active in the community and has served on several boards of non-profit organizations. He is an avid skier and a mediocre surfer.

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