Louis Carbonneau is the Founder and CEO of Tangible IP LLC. Mr. Carbonneau is a recognized expert in intellectual property with 30 years of professional experience in the U.S., Canadian and international markets. He is a former patent litigator with a national IP boutique firm and the former General Manager of IP Licensing at Microsoft Corporation where he spent 15 years. At Microsoft, he was also the lead business and intellectual property legal counsel to various business units and to the Microsoft Research organization worldwide, while leading the International IP team. Intellectual Assets Management (IAM) recently nominated him for the 8th consecutive year as one of the World’s Leading Intellectual Property Strategists. Mr. Carbonneau is also a Venture Partner and strategic advisor to Cycle Capital Management, an early-stage clean tech venture capital firm with close to $300M under management, and a Special Consultant for IP Strategies & Licensing to one of the largest startup incubators in Canada. He also sits on the Board of Directors for a few startups with disruptive technologies in the clean technology sector.