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    Adam J. Bulakowski

    Biography

    Adam J. Bulakowski is a Principal Partner at ipCapital Group. Adam leads innovation and intellectual property (IP) engagements for a diverse range of clients, from venture-backed tech to Fortune 100 industrials, with the overarching goal of building enterprise value. Adam’s focus areas include:

    • Technology asset diligence and valuation to inform decisions on M&A, IP monetization, investments
    • Strategy development at corporate- and business unit-levels to support innovation goals
    • Operational management and financial planning to execute on strategy

    Prior to joining ipCapital Group in 2008, Adam worked in operating roles ranging from new product development to operations to marketing strategy at a Fortune 500 industrial, a Fortune 500 scientific equipment manufacturer, and a private instrumentation company. For example, Adam designed the electronics for a portable environmental monitor that received an R&D100 innovation award in 2004.

    Articles

    “Winning in the knowledge economy” by Adam Bulakowski

    POSTED BY Adam Bulakowski AT 9:53 P.M. July 10, 2018 Below is an excerpt from the July, 2018 white paper. Read the full paper here. Summary In this whitepaper, Adam discusses how companies (and countries) with unique, intangible assets and associated capabilities capture more of the value that they create from innovation activities (and remain competitive). What is […]

    Summary of ipCG’s 14th Annual Thought Leadership Conference

    POSTED BY ipCG Team AT 1:29 P.M. June 7, 2018 On May 9-11, ipCapital Group (ipCG) held its 14th annual Thought Leadership Conference at the Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont. This year’s theme was The RenAIssance of IP. The conference was filled with provocative discussions revolving around hot topics in intellectual property (IP). Following the full day […]

    The VC’s playbook: Diligence essentials for technology-based IP

    POSTED BY ipCG Team AT 12:38 P.M. March 24, 2017 Summary VC investments can improve monetization options and mitigate risk when diligence considers IP assets from a holistic business perspective, beyond the traditional legal opinions. When doing venture-stage diligence on a candidate’s IP rights, fundamental business questions should include: What is the intrinsic value of current and […]

    Presentations & Publications

    Winning in the knowledge economy
    July 2018

    Adam Bulakowski, Principal Partner, is the author of “Winning in the knowledge economy“. In this whitepaper, Adam discusses how companies (and countries) with unique, intangible assets and associated capabilities capture more of the value that they create from innovation activities (and remain competitive). More >>

    The VC’s playbook: Diligence essentials for technology-based IP
    February 2017

    Adam Bulakowski, Principal Partner, is the author of “The VC’s playbook: Diligence essentials for technology-based IP“. In this whitepaper, Adam discusses how VC investments can improve monetization options and mitigate risk when diligence considers IP assets from a holistic business perspective, beyond the traditional legal opinions. More >>

    The 2016 R&D 100 Conference
    November 3, 2016

    Adam Bulakowski and spoke at the R&D 100 Conference, the pinnacle for all things R&D. The conference is the place where today’s top innovators in the R&D community come together to meet, greet, learn and inspire one another. Adam co-presented “Emerging IP Trends for Robotics and Automation”. The robotics and automation industry is being driven by technological changes in areas such as cloud computing, machine learning, and mobile solutions. A framework of key technology areas within robotics and automation was presented. Based on a sample analysis of the IP activity across these areas, various insights are derived to inform an IP strategy. This framework can also be used as a tool to inform innovation. More >>