PRESIDENT & CIO AT ACACIA RESEARCH
Al is President and Chief Investment Officer for Acacia Research Group LLC, an industry leader in patent licensing. Previously Al served as portfolio manager at Sidus Investment Management, a technology investment firm he co-founded in March 2000. Mr. Tobia is Chairman of the board of Harte Hanks, a board he has served on since 2017.
Prior to Sidus, Al was a publishing research analyst covering the data networking and telecommunications sectors as Senior Managing Director at Montgomery Securities, Nations Bank and Bank of America. He was a Senior Technology Analyst at Wertheim Shroeder & Co. During this period, Al was twice named to the Wall Street Journal’s Analyst All-Star team for stock selection. Prior to that, he was a technology analyst at Mabon Nugent & Co.