Jim Billmaier is the CEO and co-founder of TurboPatent Corp., the creators of the TurboPatent® automated invention protection solution, and is the author and originator of the concepts contained in the book Inventioneering: The smartest CEOs will fuse engineering and invention to dominate the next decade, published in 2017. In 2005, he founded Patent Navigation Inc., an IP strategy consulting company.
Jim served as CEO of Patent Navigation Inc. until the founding of TurboPatent Corp. in 2013. Jim has served as Chairman and CEO of three companies including Asymetrix, which he led to a successful IPO in 1998, and Digeo, Inc., which he co-founded with Microsoft legend, Paul Allen. At Digeo, Jim became the only entrepreneur to ever win back-to-back EMMY awards for technical achievement. Under his leadership, Jim, Paul, and the Digeo team filed more than 400 patents. Jim served as Chairman and CEO of Melodeo, Inc, the leading cloud based media platform company acquired by the Hewlett Packard Corporation in 2010.