Mr. Malackowski is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Tomo, LLC, an integrated Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm providing financial products and services related to Intellectual Property. Ocean Tomo is the founder of the Intellectual Property Exchange International, Inc. where Mr. Malackowski serves as Co-Chairman.
As an inventor, Mr. Malackowski has eighteen issued U.S. patents.
Mr. Malackowski is a founding and continuous member of the IP Hall of Fame Academy. He has been recognized annually since 2007 by leading industry publications as one of the fifty most influential people in intellectual property and /or one of the ‘World’s 300 Leading IP Strategists’. In 2011 Mr. Malackowski was selected by the World Economic Forum as one of less than twenty members of the Network of Global Agenda Councils to focus on questions of IP policy. Mr. Malackowski is Past President for The Licensing Executives Society International, Inc. and LES USA & Canada, Inc. He is a Director of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Research Center and has served since 2002 as a Trustee or Director of Invent Now, Inc., an organization providing summer enrichment programs for more than 80,000 students annually. He is the Founder of the Chicago based Center for Applied Innovation (CAI), an Illinois non-profit corporation created to manage education, public policy outreach and related economic activity around applied technology and intellectual property rights with a focus on technology transfer to lesser developed countries.
Mr. Malackowski is a frequent speaker on emerging technology markets and related financial measures. He has addressed mass media audiences including Bloomberg Morning Call, Bloomberg Evening Market Pulse, Bloomberg Final Word, CNBC Closing Bell, CNBC On the Money, CNBC Street Signs, CBS News Radio and Fox Business National Television. Mr. Malackowski has also appeared as a judge on PBS’s Everyday Edisons.
He is a frequent Adjunct Instructor for graduate studies on IP management and markets and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame majoring in accountancy and philosophy. Mr. Malackowski is Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Licensing Professional and a Registered Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois.