Ron Martinez

 Invention Arts, Aerio

Ron heads up the product design and consulting firm Invention Arts, creator of Aerio, now an Ingram Content Group company. He’s a prolific inventor with more than sixty issued patents in the fields of media, mobile, commerce, and social technologies. Previously, Ron served as Vice President, Intellectual Property Innovation for Yahoo! Inc. in a global role managing both strategic patent development and content IP strategy and operations. Prior to Yahoo! Ron enjoyed a long career designing and building dozens of consumer software products, including interactive fiction, massively multiplayer games, and digital object commerce systems. Early in his career, in his native New York City, he was a writer of fiction, young adult pathway books, and comics.