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Michael Sobelman

Managing Director of Technical Analysis and Licensing

San Jose, CA


Michael Sobelman brings deep experience in all phases of intellectual property strategy and licensing, spanning a wide range of computer and network technologies to his position as Managing Director of Technical Analysis and Licensing at Haley Guiliano.

Michael began his career in the semiconductor industry, testing DRAMs and microcontrollers. Sobelman’s intellectual property experience includes leadership roles, IP M&A, and licensing with Sun Microsystems, Rambus, Intellectual Ventures, The Kudelski Group, and Immersion Corp. While at Rambus, Sobelman was part of the M&A team that acquired Cryptography Research, Inc. and ultimately managed CRI’s semiconductor, postage, and point-of-sale patent licensing. He is an exceptionally well-rounded and experienced licensing and business development exec willing and happy to get his hands dirty in the muck of hardware and software development.