President, Elevated Advisors, LLC
Peter Hoffman is president of Elevated Advisors, LLC. As a 36-year industry veteran, Mr. Hoffman possess a wide range of technology and business experience with emphasis on development of global technology relationships and intellectual property strategies. Elevated Advisors, LLC was established to provide consulting services to companies and universities around the world.
Before establishing Elevated Advisors, LLC, Mr. Hoffman served for eight years as Vice President, Intellectual Property Management for The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company. In this leadership role, he was responsible for strategies that protect and generate the highest possible value from this significant corporate asset. Hoffman managed the company's patent portfolio; protection of trade secrets; and licensing of all Boeing intellectual property as CEO of Boeing Intellectual Property Licensing Company.
Prior to leading Intellectual Property Management, Hoffman served as director of global research and development strategy for Boeing Research & Technology, the company's advanced research organization. In that role, he was responsible for developing technology collaboration relationships with companies, universities and national laboratories around the world.
Hoffman played a leadership role in the expansion of Boeing's global technology engagement, and was instrumental in the establishment of Boeing research centers in Australia, India, China and numerous technology relationships in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas. Hoffman joined Boeing in 1984 holding leadership positions in international business development plus 14 years conducting research in the area of advanced materials and structures.
Hoffman earned a bachelor's of science degree in mechanical engineering technology and a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee, a master's of manufacturing engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and a master's of international business from St. Louis University. Hoffman is industry board chairman of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, an advisory council member for the vice chancellor of research at the University of Tennessee, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.