Who We Are?
Hill Rock is an Executive Management Company focused on
Technology Due Diligence works with business development organizations in the form of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) which allow and facilitate the expansion of commerce. The firm helps public and private companies with software and hardware strategy as well as re-engineering their software development practice. Our 26 years of industry experience covers Unix and Windows operating systems, embedded systems, network management, storage management, wireless communications and software architecture and design. We provide expertise and specialize in networking, communications, multimedia, and video business collaboration. Additional areas of expertise include MP3, IPTV, ITV, Media Serving, Video Conferencing, and Digital CDN's. Last, but equally important, is our IP Portfolio Management, Technology Transfer & Commercialization Practice. Our services include patent portfolio licensing and bringing new ideas to industry commercialization. We help technology companies extend their development reach by leveraging patent portfolios in one area for new technology advances in another. Our market driven licensing efforts help clients maximize licensing potential. We believe programmatic measurements and financial metrics should drive investments made in the funnel process. Total transfer process effectiveness is measured by license revenue exiting the bottom of the technology transfer funnel process.
Who Do We Serve?
Hill Rock is focused on providing Technology Due Diligence, Strategic Development, Technology Transfer to
seed, startup, small and medium size Companies, Capital Investment Bankers and Hedge Fund Managers seeking to expand
their products and services. In addition, the company often works with private and public companies as well as Universities
and Government Agencies looking for help in the commercialization of research and innovations. Last, the company is
engaged for interim management services to satisfy short term software development and other business needs.
How Can We Help You?
Hill Rock works with global companies by managing the development engineering transfer
process, the IP Patent Portfolio Management, Technology Due Diligence for Acquisition, commercialization of an idea,
or technology transfer to the commercial marketplace. HillRock often spends quality time helping startup companies
compete to win by arming the leadership team with grants, patent reviews, and development muscle.
Hill Rock (Ken Kalinoski) has 26 Years of Industry Experience, 18 Years of Business Development with M&A activities and 12 years of IP Management experience. We combine this history with Speaking the Language of Development Managers, Researchers, and PhD students and translate their ideas into commercialization opportunities and/or economic business plans that Business Managers understand and can utilize.