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Bruno Leduc Director of Licensing IBM
Bruno is a French citizen living in Paris. After his studies (graduated as Civil Engineer) Bruno started his career at Dassault Systemes, a then start-up. After holding various technical and marketing positions at DS, Bruno joined IBM France in 1987. He was sales rep for the IBM France PLM business in the Aerospace industry before becoming Worldwide Technical Manager for the IBM PLM business in 1994.

Bruno joined the Intellectual Property department of IBM Europe in 2000, negotiating since then deals for IBM patents and technologies across Europe, Middle-East and Africa, with companies of various industries and various sizes. He took the role of Director of IP Licensing in 2009, managing a team of licensing reps and coordinating actions with IBM Research and other IBM Divisions.