Jim Skippen was Appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at WiLAN

Date of management change: June 15, 2006 

What Happened?

Ottawa, ON-based WiLAN Appointed Jim Skippen as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


About the Company

WiLAN is a leading intellectual property (IP) licensing company whose world-class team combines engineering, licensing, business and legal expertise to create superior IP value for licensees and IP owners alike. WiLAN delivers value to industry in 3 complementary ways. We acquire quality patents and license portions of our portfolio to technology leaders. We invest in research and development to anticipate and solve key challenges in next generation wireless technology. And, we partner with patent owners and provide them with the multidisciplinary expertise they need to establish tailored licensing programs that can monetize their IP. WiLAN’s growing portfolio of more than 3,000 issued and pending patents covers wireless and wireline access and related telecommunications technologies, digital television and displays, and cloud computing. Over 280 companies, including many of the world’s largest technology firms, license patents in WiLAN’s portfolio. WiLAN is publicly traded and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:WIN) and the NASDAQ (NASD:WILN).


About the Person

Jim Skippen is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at WiLAN. Previously, Jim held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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