• VP of IP Monetisation
  • NXP Semiconductors BV

Changhae Park is vice president of IP monetisation at NXP Semiconductors BV and is based in Austin, Texas. In this role he manages all aspects of IP monetisation business processes including identification of monetisation opportunities, reverse engineering, preparation of claim charts, technical reviews with potential licensees and IP purchasers, negotiations of agreement terms and conditions, and litigations in various venues. Before the merger with NXP he served as the chief IP officer of Freescale semiconductors and oversaw the IP counseling and creation processes as well as the IP licensing business.

Dr. Park started his career in the semiconductor industry as a research engineer and has developed extensive technical expertise in semiconductor devices and manufacturing processes. He held several technical and managerial positions of increasing scope in Cypress semiconductor and Motorola’s semiconductor products sector.  Shortly after completing his MBA programme he became the head of an R&D organisation in Motorola. His interest in IP monetisation started while he was running the R&D organization, where he promoted transfer and licensing of the technologies developed in the organization. This eventually led him to an expanded role of managing all of the licensing businesses in Motorola semiconductor sector, and later, Freescale semiconductors. He has led numerous IP monetisation campaigns and generated around $2 billion from a large number of deals with major corporations in the semiconductor and electronics industries around the world.

Dr. Park is originally from South Korea. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ajou University in Suwon, South Korea, his master’s and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and his MBA from Arizona State University.