Peter Hlavnicka, Founder and CEO, Phi Ventures
Founder and CEO, Phi Ventures, Venture Partner, R3i Ventures

Peter Hlavnicka

30+ years of global experience in hi-tech, consulting, IP, semiconductors, consumer electronics, and renewable energy sectors. Wealth of expertise with particular strengths in Commercialization, Supply Chain, Operations, Global IP & Brand Protection, IP Licensing, Compliance, and Enforcement, and Risk Management. Angel investor, Venture Partner at R3i Ventures Pte. Ltd. as well as Founder and CEO at Phi Ventures Pte. Ltd., management consulting focused on IP strategy, licensing and compliance, brand protection, business and product development, technology and commercialization (clients include Cypress Semiconductor (Infineon Technology company), Lattice Semiconductor, MHL LLC., Connor Consulting, and SunPower Corp. Currently also co-founder and CEO of SenzeCare (senior care freelance platform). Previously Director of Brand Protection APAC at Fitbit Inc., Director Pricing at BlackBerry Ltd., Director, IP Protection and Enforcement at Dolby Laboratories Inc., and other leadership roles at Avaya Inc. and Nortel Networks Corp. in IP Licensing & Compliance, Brand Protection, Pricing, Contracts and others. President and Treasurer of AGMA Global, a non-profit organization comprising leading hi-tech companies focused on IP protection in the technology sector. Leading author of ”Protecting The Brand: Counterfeiting and Grey Markets" (Book/Law Journal Press (ISBN: 978-1-58852-339-6, 2013), and BEP (ISBN: 978-1-63742-151-2, Nov. 2021; ISBN: : 978-1-63742-206-9, May 2022), and speaker, superconnector. M.S. in Computer Science with specialization in Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence from the Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, and MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.