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Mr Alfred Kwok
Governor & Founding Member,
International IP Commercialization Council (IIPCC) Hong Kong Chapter
• Co-founder, International IP Commercialization Council HK Chapter
• Vice Chairman and Co-founder, Asia Pacific Cloud Apps Alliance
• President, CASPA (Chinese American Semi. Prof. Assoc.) PRD Chapter
• Governor and Founding Member, Savantas Policy Institute

Mr Kwok has been working in the semiconductor industry since 1979, with extensive trend-setting and start-up experiences (at IDT, Quality Semiconductor Inc., PMC-Flash and NetLogic Microsystems Inc.), covering business developments, cutting-edge technology developments and applications, IP portfolio developments and licensing, manufacturing operations, as well as product developments and product engineering.

He played a critical role bringing 2 disruptive technologies mainstream, laying the foundation for the Information Technology Era: CMOS for Moore’s Law scalability and Network Search Engine/Knowledge Based Processor for Metcalfe’s Law scalability.

His IP experiences covered in 1989 at Quality Semiconductor Inc. with tech transfers to Japanese strategic partners, then extended to technology licensing to top-tier companies at Programmable Microelectronics Corp. from 1996 to 1998. The highlight of his IP experiences was being the Founding CIPO at NetLogic Microsystems Inc. (NMI) to conceive and establish the IP portfolio development strategy and blueprint making NMI, though a SME, a dominating IP powerhouse (recognized by IEEE in 2006).

He returned to Hong Kong/PRD in 2002 and has been promoting application/service platform developments and Innovation/IP management in China. Mr Kwok was the co-editor of “Handbook of Best Practices In Intellectual Property Management”.

He has a BSES and a MSEE from the University of Texas at Austin.