Guy L. Proulx
Chairman & CEO
"Set very high standards, keep your eye on the goals, and never settle for less than 100% effort."
Guy is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Transpacific IP, the only full-service IP company based in Asia. Since its founding in 2004, the company has grown ten-fold and now has several offices in the key technology areas throughout Asia.

In addition to his leadership role of more than 100 team members in the company, Guy is an influential member of the IP industry — a guest speaker at industry conferences globally, an advisor to governments and academic institutions, and one of the "World's Leading Strategist" as named by IAM Magazine from 2012 to 2014.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Prior to founding Transpacific IP, Guy advised start-up companies on critical IP and business issues, including IP strategy, portfolio development, acquisitions, and licensing, as well as company formation, business capitalization, strategic planning and general management. He also has extensive experience working with private equity investors and acquisition groups on company and management assessments and technology and due diligence reviews.

Guy serves on the Board of Directors at the IP Office of Singapore, and is a Supervisor of the Master Postgraduate Program at the Peking University IP School, Chairman of the International IP Institute at Sichuan University, Director of the China National Institute for Digital Copyright Research Centre, and Vice Chairman of Workshops and Plenaries at the Licensing Executives Society International.

Guy earned a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and served as a nuclear trained and qualified officer in the United States Navy.