12/02/2024 - InterDigital Inc.: InterDigital appoints Ken Kaskoun as Chief Growth Officer


WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDCC), a mobile, video and AI technology research and development company, today announced that Ken Kaskoun has been appointed as the company's Chief Growth Officer, reporting to Liren Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer of InterDigital.

An engineer and lawyer by background and an experienced inventor, Ken joins from SomaLogic, a life sciences company, where he was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.

"Ken's experience in the development of long-term growth strategies for technology research and licensing companies makes him an excellent fit as InterDigital's Chief Growth Officer," commented Liren Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer of InterDigital. "With InterDigital's strong financial performance, our licensing momentum, and our focus on growth in areas such as video and cloud services, we are ideally positioned to capitalize on new prospects and deliver even greater shareholder value."

"I am delighted to join InterDigital as Chief Growth Officer at such an exciting time in the company's development," Ken Kaskoun said. "InterDigital's recent trajectory and technological prowess in wireless, video and AI offer an excellent platform to drive growth from existing programs and from greenfield opportunities."

Prior to SomaLogic, Ken spent 15 years at Qualcomm in various IP-related roles, most recently as Vice President of the Strategy and Analysis team in Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL).

Ken has a BSEE from Old Dominion University, a JD from the University of San Diego, and is a member of the State Bar of California. He is the inventor of more than 30 granted patents and pending applications.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital is a global research and development company focused primarily on wireless, video, artificial intelligence ("AI"), and related technologies. We design and develop foundational technologies that enable connected, immersive experiences in a broad range of communications and entertainment products and services. We license our innovations worldwide to companies providing such products and services, including makers of wireless communications devices, consumer electronics, IoT devices, cars and other motor vehicles, and providers of cloud-based services such as video streaming. As a leader in wireless technology, our engineers have designed and developed a wide range of innovations that are used in wireless products and networks, from the earliest digital cellular systems to 5G and today's most advanced Wi-Fi technologies. We are also a leader in video processing and video encoding/decoding technology, with a significant AI research effort that intersects with both wireless and video technologies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on Nasdaq.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.

For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.

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We undertake no duty to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason, except as otherwise required by law.

InterDigital Contact:
Richard Lloyd
Email: media@interdigital.com
+1 (202) 349-1716

Source: InterDigital, Inc.


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