CEO, IPD Analytics & Managing Member, IPD Capital
Howard is the founder and CEO of IPD Analytics, LLC, a firm that provides syndicated solutions combining proprietary patent, scientific, regulatory, and market analysis along with well-researched data. These tools are used to forecast new product entry, loss of exclusivity, and other competitive factors impacting product positioning and life cycles within the healthcare and technology sectors. Since its inception in 2002, investment firms, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and members of the managed-care, hospital, and supply chain industries utilize IPD for product life cycle insights.
In 1993, Howard founded Intellectual Property Development, Inc. ("IPD") to acquire and commercialize patent rights. Howard practiced law with the firm of Nortman & Bloom in Miami from 1991‑1996. Howard's practice involved corporate law, IP licensing, and litigation.
Howard serves on the Board of Trustees for the Phillips Collection in Washington D.C. He is also an active participant in YPO/WPO (Young Presidents' Organization/World Presidents' Organization). Howard is a current member of the Florida Bar Association. He previously served as Chairman of the South Florida Board of Advisors for Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Howard was also recognized as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2020 Florida Award winner.
Howard holds a B.A. degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. degree from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.