Based in London, UK, Bob Stembridge was responsible for IP analytics marketing projects and for liaison with customer user groups for Clarivate Analytics. He joined Derwent (one of the founding components of Clarivate Analytics) in 1980 and has held various roles in editorial, marketing, sales and product development over the years. Leaving in 1988 for interludes working as Senior Information Analyst specialising in patent analytics at British Petroleum and European Sales Liaison with Dialog, he returned to Clarivate in 1996. His responsibilities included authoring specialist reports and white papers based on IP analysis and providing media background and commentary. Bob retired from Clarivate in 2020.
Bob graduated from University of Sussex, UK with an Honours degree in Chemistry. He belongs to several professional bodies (ACS, CILIP and PIUG) and serves as Treasurer of CSA Trust and is immediate past-Chair of PATMG. He has spoken at numerous conferences and symposia over many years.