Keith Bergelt

CEO, Open Invention Network

Open Source: A New Business Model for FinTech



Keith Bergelt is the CEO of Open Invention Network (OIN) & is responsible for enabling, influencing, & defending the integrity of Linux and adjacent open source software as it relates to threats from patent aggressors.

He was CEO of 2 Hedge Funds; a senior advisor to TPG; head of business development, IP & licensing at Cambridge Display Technology; GM of Strategic Intellectual Asset Management — Motorola & Director of Technology Strategy.

Prior to this, he co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer at (recently acquired by ProtectAI) – the go-to vulnerability management and responsible disclosure platform for world-renowned open source libraries including vim, and nuxt.js. He also served as a product owner and security engineer at BT Security, developing threat intelligence and data insight solutions for BT’s global Security Operation Centre (SOC) network.

Jamie graduated from King’s College London with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. Subsequently, he authored and published “A Lane Merge Coordination Model for a V2X Scenario”; a paper on autonomous vehicles, 5G and edge-cloud computing in collaboration with Ericsson, Bosch, Volvo and King’s College London. He presented and demonstrated his work at Mobile World Congress alongside Centre Tecnologic de Telecommunications de Catalunya (CTTC).