Job Title: President
Leann Pinto is currently the CEO of IPwe, a global innovation leader in AI and blockchain-based IP analytics, who recently launched their Smart Intangible Asset Management software solution powered by IPwe Digital Assets. She is also an expert in patent monetization, having personally generated over $150 million in revenue during her tenure as the Director of Patent Licensing for IBM. Leann’s introduction to patents and monetization started in the pharmaceutical industry as a patent litigator, where she represented both generic and brand pharma companies, achieving notable victories for numerous international brand pharma companies. Leann earned her undergraduate degree in pharmacy before graduating magna cum laude from Seton Hall Law. Before joining IPwe, she held executive positions in business development, regulatory affairs and compliance with multiple startup pharma companies. As President of IPwe, Leann oversees day-to-day executive management, operational growth, corporate strategy and enterprise relationships.