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Joshua Walker

Joshua Walker

Joshua Walker

Chief Product Officer

Aon IPS


Joshua is Chief Product Officer for Aon Intellectual Property Solutions, where he co-leads QoIP and the M&A group. Previously, Walker led IP transactions for Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto office, focusing on private equity and tech heavy deals.  Subsequently, Walker was recruited by Airbus to co-found its Silicon Valley outpost, where he served as General Counsel and Project Executive for certain commercial AI projects.  In addition to other IP legal work, Walker co-founded and originally led both Lex Machina and CodeX (The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics).  For the former, he served as CEO and Chief Legal Architect.  The company was sold to RELX/Lexis in 2015 and remains the leading AI tool for US litigation analytics.  He is the author of “On Legal AI” (Fastcase, 2019).  Walker received his A.B. from Harvard College and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.