Jim Asher - Founder & COO, Coller IP Management
Jim is the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Coller IP Management Limited, which provides a range of specialist services for the commercial management of Intellectual Property (IP). Jim has developed and leads the IP valuation services within Coller IP. He has worked for a range of clients, including start ups and large companies, investors, lawyers, insolvency practitioners and public-sector research bodies; his experience in IP valuations covers a range of purposes, from due diligence, investor positioning and licence negotiation, to corporate structuring, insolvency administration and probate. A physicist by background and a member of the Licensing Executives Society, Jim has over 30 years experience of technical and business innovation, business management and commercialisation in a range of industry sectors, including transport, utilities, electronics, automotive, engineering and software.