Philip Totaro

Philip Totaro

Founder & CEO at Totaro & Associates

Houston, Texas (Houston, Texas Area)
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Philip Totaro's Overview


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Philip Totaro's Summary

Seasoned professional with experience at two Fortune 100 companies in business planning and innovation strategy.

I specialize in leading collaborative, cross-functional teams to cultivate new products and technologies by leveraging industry intelligence and developing strategic and tactical execution plans.

I have reviewed and dispositioned over 450 innovations and my strategic analysis has led to the funding justification of $500M in R&D investment and over $1B in M&A.


Corporate Strategy
Innovation Strategy
Technical / Legal M&A Due-diligence
Technology and Product Roadmaping / Planning
Market Analysis
Competitive Intelligence / Benchmarking
Product Management
New Product Introduction (NPI)
New Technology Introduction (NTI)
Legal / Intellectual Property Support
Patent Search
Patent Clearance / Freedom to Practice / Freedom to Operate (FTO)

Philip Totaro's Experience

Founder & CEO

Totaro & Associates

September 2010Present (4 years 1 month) Houston, Texas Area

Intellectual Property and Competitive Assessment

Clipper Windpower LLC

February 2008September 2010 (2 years 8 months) Santa Barbara, California Area

Strategic Roadmapping and Intellectual Property Leader

General Electric Company

February 2007February 2008 (1 year 1 month) Greenville, South Carolina Area

January 2006October 2006 (10 months) Carlsbad, CA

Head of Strategic Roadmap Development

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

December 2003December 2005 (2 years 1 month) Stratford, CT

Philip Totaro's Honors and Awards

  • Recharge 40 Under 40

    • May 2014

    The 40 are made up of a diverse group of individuals from across the globe, from the worlds of renewables technology, finance, development, social engagement and advocacy. The list includes people from major wind and solar companies, banks, investment funds, crowd-funding platforms and governments.

  • EWEA Best Poster Award

    European Wind Energy Association
    • March 2014

    Winner of Best Poster for the HARDWARE: ADVANCED DRIVE TRAINS TECHNOLOGIES track at the EWEA Annual Event 2014 in Barcelona, Spain March 10 - 13, 2014.

    Presentation ​Title: How Many Stages Would You Like?​​

    ​Our profound thanks to EWEA and all the delegates and attendees of EWEA's Annual Event 2014 for recognizing our work two years in a row!

  • EWEA Best Poster Award

    European Wind Energy Association
    • February 2013

    Winner of Best Poster for the INTEGRATION IN ELECTRICITY SYSTEMS AND MARKETS track at the EWEA Annual Event 2013 in Vienna, Austria February 4 - 7, 2013.

    Presentation ​Title: Reduction of COE through Innovation​​

    ​Our profound thanks to EWEA and all the delegates and attendees of EWEA's Annual Event 2013 for recognizing our work from amongst the 600+ abstracts submitted.

Philip Totaro's Publications

Philip Totaro's Skills & Expertise

  1. Intellectual Property
  2. Patents
  3. Intellectual Property Strategy
  4. Patent Strategy
  5. Patent Portfolio Management
  6. Technology Contracts
  7. Road Maps
  8. Market Intelligence
  9. Strategic Intelligence
  10. Patent Analysis
  11. Patentability
  12. Technology Valuation
  13. Energy Technology
  14. Wind Turbines
  15. Patent Development
  16. Roadmap
  17. Product Requirements Definition
  18. Patent Prosecution
  19. Patent Litigation
  20. Wind Energy
  21. Business Strategy
  22. Business Intelligence
  23. Intellectual Asset Management
  24. Intellectual Property Valuation
  25. Intellectual Capital
  26. Competitive Intelligence
  27. Innovation Management
  28. Licensing
  29. Strategy Development
  30. Technology Development
  31. Technology Evaluation
  32. Cleantech
  33. Renewable Energy
  34. Competitive Analysis
  35. Market Research
  36. Alternative Energy
  37. Strategic Planning
  38. R&D
  39. Technology Commercialization
  40. Intellectual Property Infringement
  41. International Intellectual Property
  42. IP transactions
  43. Energy Industry
  44. Offshore Wind Energy
  45. Wind
  46. Strategy
  47. Mergers & Acquisitions
  48. Product Development
  49. Product Management
  50. Program Management

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Philip Totaro's Education

University at Buffalo

B.S, Aerospace Engineering


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