Pete Jarvis has a track record of creating innovative solutions and platforms that address the needs of the emerging knowledge, intellectual property, and innovation markets globally. Prior to his role at TidalScale, he was general manager at Intellectual Ventures where he drove the development of the nascent Communications portfolio, and started and managed the Networking and Growth Business Units. Jarvis has an innovation and management background in technology, with a career spanning Intellectual Ventures, Microsoft, Bell Northern Research and 3Com. He was awarded the Nortel Networks Presidents award in 1999 for Innovation in Europe for developing the Centrex IP gateway and soft client product solution. At 3Com he helped develop the 3Com Transcend Enterprise Manager, Office Connect product solutions and the first web based device management solution for small form factor network devices. Jarvis is also a member of the IAM Strategy 300 – The world’s 300 most influential Intellectual Property strategists.