Dr. Keegan Caldwell is the Founder and Managing Member of Caldwell. He is an esteemed business leader with extensive and diverse experience in advising companies through the conception of innovation to 9 and 10-figure monetization events. Keegan is particularly skilled in assisting both start-ups and established entities in developing patent portfolios with multiple avenues for an ROI. He utilizes his technical expertise and entrepreneurialism to leverage IP as a business asset for M&A, licensing, and enforcement.
Keegan’s path to success has been non-traditional. He served in the US Marine Corps after high school. Following his service and before building the #1 fastest growing law firm in the US, according to Inc. magazine, Keegan enrolled in college and completed a BS and PhD in chemistry at George Washington University--a path that would later lead him to his entrepreneurial career. At GW, while investigating career options outside of academia for those with PhDs, he found an unconventional road to becoming a patent attorney without going to law school. Upon completing his PhD and passing the patent bar, he went on to work for two years at a large law firm. He then studied for and successfully passed a state bar exam. During this time, he discovered a knowledge gap in the intellectual property law industry, leading him to found his own firm focused on treating IP as an asset class to achieve business objectives.