Our Team

Timothy Lynch

CEO

Member of Provenance Asset Group

Board of Directors

Tim is CEO of Provenance. Previously, Tim was Chief Intellectual Property Officer and a corporate Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company. Tim joined Kodak's Legal department in 1997, supporting merger, acquisition, joint venture and investment transactions. Beginning in 2006, Tim led the team charged with supporting intellectual property licensing, trademark and patent litigation activities. During Tim's tenure in Kodak's intellectual property organization, the company generated more than $4.0 billion in revenue from more than 40 intellectual property transactions.

Tim remains a Principal of Quatela Lynch McCurdy LLC, which he co-founded in 2014. Early in his career, Tim held positions at GE Capital and Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle (now Nixon Peabody).

Tim has been identified as one of the world's leading IP strategists by "IAM Strategy 300 – The World's Leading IP Strategists" in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Tim holds a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from St. John Fisher College and a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law.

Laura Quatela

Member of Provenance Asset Group

Board of Directors

In addition to being a member of Provenance's Board of Directors, Laura is a Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Lenovo which she joined in October 2016. She is responsible for Lenovo's overall legal strategy.

Previously, Laura served as executive vice president of intellectual property for Alcatel-Lucent SA, reporting to the CEO, and was responsible for leading the company's efforts to monetize its patent portfolio.

Prior to her role at Alcatel-Lucent, Laura was President of Eastman Kodak Company, where she held various other leadership positions including Chief Intellectual Property Officer and General Counsel, and Co-Chief Operating Officer.

Currently, Laura also serves on the board of directors of Technicolor SA, where she chairs the strategy committee and Laura is a Principal of Quatela Lynch McCurdy LLC, of which she was a co-founder in 2014.

Linda Biel

Senior Vice President

Client Development

Linda is the head of Client Development for Provenance. In this role she will develop and grow relationships with clients who wish to purchase "slices" of the litigation grade assets that Provenance holds. She will also work with companies who want to contribute their highest quality assets to Provenance’s innovative new business model.

Linda has more than 20 years of experience in high technology, specializing in business development, marketing and sales. She previously was the head of Business Development at Allied Security Trust, engaged in new member recruitment, the management of relationships with sellers of patent portfolios, and patent sales.

Prior to AST, she was a founder and Director of Customer Relations for PatentFreedom, and served in a variety of customer and partner interfacing roles as a Director at IBM, including assignments in both Asia and Europe. Linda received a M.S. magna cum laude in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Our Partners

Quinn Pacific is the exclusive program partner of Provenance.