SPECIALIST // Karl Fazio’s Bio
As Pearson’s Senior IP Counsel, Karl manages their international patent program, develops and implements effective open source and trade secret practices, and provides guidance regarding defensive litigation, enforcement, M&A, and licensing matters. Before joining Pearson, Karl headed GoDaddy’s IP group and helped guide GoDaddy from startup through private equity investment through IPO. He also acted as general counsel to Media Temple, GoDaddy’s premium web hosting subsidiary. He previously spent 10 years litigating cases in courts throughout the U.S., most recently as a partner with Bowman and Brooke. Karl’s technical experience includes 3 years as a hardware engineer at Digital Equipment Corp. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a JD, both from the University of Arizona.