Lyco Works Incorporated

President & Chief Technical Officer, 2012 - present

HTI Heat Technologies, Inc.

Chief Technical Officer, 2013 - 2016

Newell Rubbermaid

Director, External Business Development - Technology Assets, 2008 - 2012


Senior Licensing Manager, 2001 - 2008


Research Scientist, 1998 - 2001


North Carolina State University

Ph.D, Dye & Pigment Chemistry

University of Leeds

B.Sc., Colour Chemistry



Intellectual Property


Jason offers a business perspective on your Intellectual Property strategy, providing a line of sight from IP to long-term revenue growth. He has over 15 years of IP-centric deal-making with Kimberly-Clark, Newell Rubbermaid, and independently. Jason’s last industrial position was Director of in-Licensing for Newell Brands, where he lead several $100 million Open Innovation projects for various B2B and Consumer Product business units. His advice was also relied upon by Newell’s venture investment function. Recent projects include patent protecting human experiences and product impact. We consider multiple innovation modes, IP Landscape analysis, and Technology Trajectory determination.