John Lindgren
Chief Executive Officer

John became CEO of IPVALUE in August 2017. Prior to IPVALUE, Mr. Lindgren was the President and CEO of Conversant Intellectual Property Management, where he grew the company to become one of the most highly-regarded patent monetization platforms in the industry. Earlier, John enjoyed a 20 year career with Texas Instruments Incorporated focused on intellectual property enforcement.

John holds a JD from Southern Methodist University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was editor-in-chief of the SMU Law Review. He earned an MSEE from Southern Methodist University School of Engineering and Applied Science, and a BSEE from Duke University School of Engineering. Mr. Lindgren is a member of the Texas, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the US Patent and Trademark bars.

Robert Amen
Managing Director, Vector Capital

Rob is a Managing Director at Vector and joined the firm in 1999. Rob's areas of expertise include enterprise software, infrastructure software, public company investing and corporate spinouts.

He sits on the Board of Cambium Networks, Inc. which he spun out of Motorola Solutions in 2011, Corel Corporation, which he took private in 2010, and Idera, Inc. which he combined with Precise Software in 2013. Prior to its acquisition by Idera, Rob was also a director of Precise Software Solutions, Inc.

Prior to Vector, Rob was a Business Development Manager at Microsoft Corporation and a Corporate Finance Analyst in the Technology practice at Montgomery Securities. While at Montgomery, he completed over twenty public and private equity financings, raising over $1.3 billion in capital, and advised on three M&A assignments.

Rob has an MBA with distinction from The Wharton School and a B.A. with departmental honors in History and Economics from Stanford University.