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Carlos A. Greaves
Senior Vice President & Head of Semiconductor Vertical

Carlos Greaves joined iRunway as Senior Vice President and Head of Semiconductor vertical. He is a technical and intellectual property expert with over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor and IP industry.

Carlos is a board licensed professional engineer engaged in monetizing IP for several technology companies. He specialized in IP commercialization, with a strong emphasis on reverse engineering and evidence of use analysis, technical research, portfolio analysis, defensive and assertion support, patent licensing, litigation support, and divestiture due diligence. Carlos leads the growth of the semiconductor vertical and anchors solution development efforts at iRunway.

Prior to joining iRunway, Carlos was Acting Director and Principal Engineer at Intellectual Ventures, where he led technical analysis and monetization efforts for patents from their Invention Investment funds. He also anchored patent acquisition efforts for selected technologies in IV’s Invention Investment Ireland fund. Prior to Intellectual Ventures, Carlos was an IP expert and senior member of the technical staff for licensing at Freescale Semiconductor. At Freescale, Carlos was engaged in several patent assertion campaigns covering a broad range of technical areas. Before Freescale, Carlos was with Motorola where he held key management and technical roles. Carlos is an inventor on 17 U.S. patents in the field of analog and mixed signal circuit design, telecommunications, digital signal processing, memory, and communication processors.

Carlos holds Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering with specialization in solid state electronics from Texas A&M University.