Experienced computer engineer and corporate information technology leader with a successful track record in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and other industries. Specialized expertise in software development and testing in a variety of languages and with a range of database platforms and languages. Experienced trainer and engaging communicator.

Formal Education

  • M.S. in Computer & Information Science, Ohio State University
  • B.S. in Physics and Mathematics, DePaul University Chicago

Career Highlights

  • As a senior manager at Amgen, oversaw and sustained HIPAA, SOx, and FDA compliance in a challenging regulatory environment
  • Participated in development of personalized drug dosing algorithms and designed a provably-correct adverse-event reporting system
  • Also in the biotech/pharma/medical device space: implemented laboratory information management systems for pharmaceutical development and manufacturing; maintained a very large scale, highimpact patient population monitoring program; and led software design and implantation for an ultrasound imaging medical device
  • Cofounded and ran an Internet service provider (ISP) in the mid-90s
  • Conceived a novel multiprocessor scheme which, when implemented, saved 25 person-years of development time and led to project success
  • Developed diagnostics and systems for automotive engine analyzers and dynamometer-based exhaust gas analyzers
  • Named inventor on three issued U.S. patents

Expert Qualifications

  • Consulting expert for plaintiff in a database architecture trade secrets litigation in U.S. District Court, including review of source code
  • Managed a domestic and international patent and trademark portfolio for an automotive products company for almost a decade