DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marconi announced that Hosik Jang has joined as Senior Vice President, South Korea, to spearhead the company’s efforts in the country. Hosik joins other IP leaders formerly with Ericsson, Google, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia and Qualcomm as part of the global Marconi management team.
Marconi is establishing an office in Seoul, expanding its footprint in Asia and complementing existing teams in Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan to support innovative companies across the region.
Kasim Alfalahi, chief executive officer of Marconi, said: “We are delighted to welcome Hosik to Marconi, as we continue to transform how patent licensing is done and bring more efficiency to the way companies share technologies. Hosik is a highly respected leader in the IP industry with substantial experience and is a valuable addition to our team.”
Hosik joins Marconi from Samsung, where his 35-year career included leadership roles across all areas of intellectual property matters, including litigation, arbitration, patent licensing, asset acquisition, and strategy. Most recently he was senior vice president for IP Licensing at Samsung’s IP Center.
Hosik Jang, senior vice president at Marconi, said: “I am excited to join the talented team at Marconi and help grow our business with companies in South Korea. Marconi has pioneered many new approaches, finding solutions that work for both licensees and licensors, and helping to accelerate innovation.”
Hosik holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from Yonsei University in Seoul, and a Master’s in Intellectual Property from the University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law.
With a vision of transforming the fundamentals of patent licensing, Marconi provides a better way to share patented technology.
We create and support premier platforms and programs to simplify patent licensing across new and existing technologies and product areas, creating value and helping bring products to market faster and more efficiently. This ensures continued investments in innovation and provides an efficient exchange to bring those innovations to market, reducing risks and costs.
Our established marketplaces – Avanci, Velos Media, Teletry and Innovius – span innovations from world leaders in technology development, with the goal of driving efficiency and predictability. Marconi supports each of our platforms and programs with legal, finance, human resources, marketing and communications.