CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2014) - Inventergy, Inc., an intellectual property acquisition and licensing company, announced today the appointment of Ms. Anna Johns, Vice President of Licensing, and Mr. Chris Camarra as the company's Director, Investor Relations.
Anna Johns brings fifteen years of experience in intellectual property licensing and patent litigation to her role at Inventergy. She previously served as the Director, Patent Licensing and Commercialization at Ericsson Inc. (ERIC), where she was responsible for all North American revenue-generating licensing activities. During her tenure at Ericsson, Ms. Johns completed patent license agreements with major personal computer, telecommunications infrastructure, and cellular telephone companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Prior to joining Ericsson, Ms. Johns served as Senior Manager, Patent Licensing at Nokia (NOK), where she managed and negotiated the settlement of a number of patent lawsuits and assertions and founded Nokia's WLAN patent licensing program. Ms. Johns began her career in intellectual property as a patent litigation attorney.
Mr. Camarra joins Inventergy with more than a decade of experience in managing investor relations and corporate communications programs. Prior to joining Inventergy, Mr. Camarra served as a Partner at Alliance Advisors, LLC, a New York based investor relations and corporate communications company. He has also served as a member of Ernst & Young's finance team with a focus on financial reporting and engagement economics. Chris specializes in connecting public companies with existing and prospective investors, the media, and industry analysts.
"With over 660 patents from Fortune Global 500 companies and our receipt of significant additional financing, I am thrilled that Ms. Johns has joined our team to help accelerate executing our licensing program," stated Mr. Joe Beyers, Chairman and CEO of Inventergy. "Ms. Johns will leverage her vast and demonstrated experience in coordinating and managing licensing project teams to drive results. She especially brings deep telecommunications technology and licensing expertise for commercializing our core telecom patent portfolios."
Mr. Beyers continued, "I'm also pleased Chris brings his experience and long-standing relationships to streamline our communications and improve relations with both shareholders and the broader capital markets."
About Inventergy, Inc.
Inventergy, Inc. is an intellectual property acquisition and licensing company dedicated to identifying, acquiring and licensing the patented technologies of market-significant technology leaders. Led by IP industry pioneer and veteran Joe Beyers, former head of IP and global strategy at Hewlett-Packard, the company leverages decades of experience, market and technology expertise, and industry connections to assist Fortune 500 companies in leveraging the value of their innovations to achieve greater returns. Inventergy aspires to enable a new world of IP value creation built upon a more transparent, above-board and ethical business platform. Inventergy's current portfolio now contains over 660 patent assets (including patents related to industry standards), from two Fortune Global 500 and Gartner-recognized technology leaders in the telecommunications industry. For more information about Inventergy, visit the website at www.inventergy.com.
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