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Dennis Rader, Ph.D., is the founder and principal of Rader Technology Licensing (). In addition to his consulting activities, he has held leadership positions in technology and intellectual property management, corporate R & D management, and university teaching and research for more than 30 years. Most recently, he was Mobil Oil Corporation's Licensing Executive responsible for managing the company's worldwide exploration and producing technology licensing business. On May 1, 2000, Dr. Rader formed , which specializes in the following consulting services to corporations: technology licensing, strategies for managing intellectual property, technology valuation, management of technology transfer, and negotiation of license and other technology-based agreements.

Dr. Rader's consulting clients have included Mobil Oil Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Pitney Bowes Inc., American Optical Corporation, Ensign Bickford Corporation, Raymond Engineering, and United Technologies. As principal of , Dr. Rader is committed to the achievement of tangible results for clients. In a consulting assignment for Mobil Oil Corporation that began in 1991, he created and built the foundation of Mobil's worldwide exploration and producing technology licensing program. In 1994, he joined Mobil as Licensing Executive to further develop and manage that new business. Under his direction, Mobil's exploration and producing technology royalty income has grown at an annual rate of 40% since 1997.

In earlier professional affiliations, Dr. Rader held senior management positions at Teleco and NL Industries and a senior research position at Schlumberger. He was also Professor of Engineering and Applied Science at Yale University from 1967 to 1973, and later, as Adjunct Professor, he taught at Yale in the School of Engineering and the School of Management from 1989 to 1996.

In other professional activities, Dr. Rader has been a director of CiDRA Corporation since 1997. CiDRA develops, manufactures, and sells optical sensing systems and optical network products. He is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada) and other professional organizations. He has authored or coauthored more than a dozen scientific and business articles in technical journals and books and holds US Patent 4,289,023. Dr. Rader holds degrees from the Cooper Union (B.C.E.) and Brown University (Sc.M. and Ph.D.).


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