Thomas Westerlund

Thomas Westerlund

Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in the field of corporate finance (M&A) and intellectual property. During the past 5 years, Thomas has been developing a Scandinavian intellectual property advisory firm called Condico IP alongside some other former Nokia IPR professionals.

Prior to that, Thomas worked at Rockstar Consortium (the licensing entity that held the former Nortel patent portfolio) being in charge of Corporate Development. The duties were focused on finding value accretive licensing alternatives involving a broad range of market actors.

Prior to his tenure at Rockstar, Thomas was in charge of Syndicated Transactions at RPX Corporation. He joined RPX in 2019 and was instrumental in building the syndication practice for RPX. He was involved in many familiar large transaction opportunities like the bankruptcy sale of the Nortel portfolio and the Alcatel-Lucent licensing initiative.

Between 1999 and 2019 Thomas worked for Nokia Corporation. During his later stint at Nokia he worked for the IPR department of Nokia being in charge of patent transactions and strategic IPR transactions. The first 7 years at Nokia, Thomas spent with the global M&A team of Nokia holding positions as Director of M&A as well as head of the M&A team.

Prior to his career at Nokia, Thomas spent 5+ years working for various Scandinavian corporations in a capacity of a M&A professional.

Thomas holds a Masters degree from the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration.