RPX’s insurance team comprises highly experienced IP professionals with expertise in all facets of the patent market, including identification and analysis, negotiating and structuring acquisitions, and handling licensing and litigation.

  • Robert Kingsley

    Robert Kingsley

    Senior Vice President,
    RPX Insurance Operations

    Robert Kingsley is President of RPX Insurance Services, President of RPX Risk Retention Group, and Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations for RPX Corporation.

    Mr. Kingsley has worked in and around the insurance industry for more than 25 years. His experience includes building a regional commercial insurance company for more than a decade, running the commercial division of a large general agency, holding interim and turnaround management positions at commercial insurers, and consulting for insurance operators and entities considering investments in insurance operations.

    Mr. Kingsley earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at American University in Washington, DC, and his MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.

  • Roberta Aufranc

    Roberta Aufranc

    Senior Director,
    RPX Insurance Services

    Roberta Aufranc directs client development for the Eastern region of the United States, focusing on driving sales through the insurance broker network.

    Ms. Aufranc has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years, the majority of it on the the underwriting side of the Property and Casualty industry. She primarily managed underwriting operations for mid-sized and large corporations at both the regional and national level, first for Zurich Insurance and later at Crum & Forster.

    Ms. Aufranc earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Drexel University.

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