Max OlofssonVice President, European Markets
Max has more than 20 years of broad experience in the patent licensing business for the wireless communications industry. His history of partnering with patent holders and device makers to drive new innovations will be instrumental to Avanci as the marketplace and its licensing programs grow.
Prior to joining Avanci, Max was Director of Patent Licensing at Ericsson, where he negotiated licensing agreements with American, European, Indian and Japanese corporations during his 18 years there. He also participated in setting up patent platforms, and negotiated both technology as well as trademark license agreements.
Before Ericsson, Max held positions with the Swedish Patent Office and World Patent Technology.
Max received his bachelor of business administration and Master of Science degree in physics from Stockholm University. He also studied one semester at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Besides Swedish and English, Max speaks German and French. He enjoys exercise and running, as well as traveling with his family, cooking and collecting wine.