Rupert MayerFounder & CEORupert founded IPfolio in 2012, after being part of Unycom's growth story in various roles for almost a decade. Before Unycom, he had started his first business by developing the first commercial docketing system for Austrian IP law firms. Active in the field of intellectual property management software for his entire career, Rupert knows the IP software market and requirements in and out. He has worked closely with more than 100 companies and dozens of law firms on all aspects of the IP management process, ranging from docketing to IP workflow automation to inventor incentive programs, strategic reporting, competitive intelligence, and portfolio management. Rupert holds a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from Vienna University of Technology and has lived in Denmark, Austria, Germany, Spain and the United States.
Mark BullardChief Operating OfficerMark brought a love—and enviable track record—of building promising businesses when he joined IPfolio in December 2017. With a broad skills portfolio across sales, strategic planning, management and operations, he’s adept at analyzing opportunities, designing processes and iterating business models to awards and exits. He’s done this for more than 20 years in a variety of industries; from technology, energy, and consumer goods, to financial services, telecom and construction. Mark’s software and services experience includes both developing a sales methodology to sell $5,000 software packages for small groups, and complex, multi-million dollar sales with two of the top 10 Fortune 500 companies. Mark graduated from Cornell with a B.Sc.
Damian DurrantVP, Enterprise SolutionsDamian is responsible for all growth-related activities at IPfolio. He joined the company in 2015 after fifteen years in special projects, litigation support and e-discovery in law firms and on the professional services side, overseeing complex services delivery for major corporate clients. He brings a varied experience from applying technology and project management to varied aspects of law practice, to marketing and business development. Damian holds a BSc (Soc Sci) from Southampton University and a JD from University of California Hastings College of the Law.