Anne McAleer has worked in IP and technology management in the semiconductor and mobile communications industries since 1996. She is director of IP at IDEX Biometrics, a fingerprint sensor technology company providing innovative solutions for smart card, mobile and IoT markets. She was briefly a patent manager in Qualcomm after it acquired CSR, where McAleer worked for 10 years. She was a previously a product manager of 3G test products at UbiNetics and a technology consultant at PA Consulting Group. She has an engineering degree and is an inventor on two US patents.