Scott Williams

Immediate Past-President and Immediate Past-Chair

Adeia Corporation

Scott is Vice President of Licensing and Technology Ventures at General Electric. Previously, he served as Director, Licensing at InterDigital, a leading mobile technology R&D company. Prior to joining InterDigital, Scott served as Director with Stout Risius Ross, Inc. (formerly Invotex) where he led the transaction services practice area. He was responsible for managing the sale and licensing of clients’ intellectual property assets as well as providing consulting services related to both litigation and the valuation of intellectual property and technology businesses. Scott has more than 20 years of experience in licensing and business development as well as in consulting to technology businesses.

He also served as Vice President in the Strategic Business Development and Technology Commercialization business units of BTG plc, a British technology development and licensing company. Earlier in his career, Scott served as Director of Sales and Marketing for a start-up manufacturer of industrial computers and plant floor workstations where he was responsible for building a national distribution network and leading the company through a period of dynamic sales growth.

As a 18+ year member of LES, Scott has served on the LES Board since 2016, has served in the role of Director of Meetings, was previously also the Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter, and was the 2015 New York Annual Meeting Chair.

Scott received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA from Temple University. He is also a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and a Certified Valuation Analyst. Scott is an author and frequent speaker on licensing and IP valuation topics.