Wi-LAN adds seasoned tech licencing exec

Boles%2CDonald-Wi-LAN-82X149.jpgOTTAWA – Donald Boles joins technology innovation and licencing company Wi-LAN Inc., taking the newly created position of VP, program development. A 25-year veteran of technology licencing, patent law and business law, Mr. Boles was previously with Pennsylvania-based InterDigital, where he held senior positions including chief patent strategist and VP, intellectual property. Prior to InterDigital, he served in increasingly senior positions at Westinghouse Electric, AMP Inc., IBM and Siemens.
Wi-LAN%20Colour%20Logo115X56.jpg“I am very pleased to welcome Don Boles, a seasoned and well respected licencing executive, to the Wi LAN team,” says Jim Skippen, Wi-LAN chair and CEO. “Don’s experience, leadership capabilities and industry contacts will prove invaluable as we look to monetize recent additions made to our portfolio and drive future growth of our business through acquisitions and licencing partnerships.” Mr. Boles has an electrical engineering degree and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

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