Peter Hlavnicka is Venture Partner with R3i Ventures and Founder of Phi Ventures specializing in risk management, IP strategy/commercialization, and brand protection. Previous roles include director brand protection APAC (Fitbit), director pricing (Blackberry), director IP protection & enforcement (Dolby Laboratories). Mr. Hlavnicka’s other roles included strategic pricing, ERM, contract management, operations, and SCM (Nortel, Avaya). He is an active speaker, writer, and contributed to numerous publications, including Business Week. Mr. Hlavnicka received his MSc in computer science from the Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia, and his executive MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.