Founder and president of an independent regulatory-compliance testing laboratory with over thirty years of experience in the testing and evaluation of electronic devices including gaming systems. Proficient in a wide range of programming languages and operating systems. A frequent speaker and presenter at gaming industry trade shows and conferences who has also been qualified to testify as an expert witness of electronic gaming devices in a variety of venues.

Formal Education

  • B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Stevens Institute

Career Highlights

  • Founder and president of a compliance testing laboratory serving law enforcement, tribal, and government regulatory agencies, as well as regulated casino gaming device manufacturers with regard to device classification and compliance assurance
  • Significant experience in review of gaming devices in accordance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Johnson Act
  • Conducted independent and impartial evaluations of unclassified gaming devices under dispute between Native American tribes and federal, state, and local government agencies
  • While an engineer at the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, was responsible for the testing and evaluation of electronic gaming devices and progressive jackpot systems used in Atlantic City Casinos
  • Developed comprehensive, internationally-recognized, industry standard common-sense laboratory test procedures to assure functional integrity and regulatory compliance for individual gaming devices
  • Winner of Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association’s “Warrior Award”

Expert Qualifications

  • Expert for South Carolina Department of Revenue regarding device classification disputes for several video reel-spinning devices and video poker games
  • Testifying expert in a U.S. District Court of Nevada case relating to Shuffle Master’s patented electronic card shuffling technology
  • Expert witness for the State of Florida in a matter regarding the dispute of skill versus chance in an electronic gaming device
  • Testified as an expert at the National Indian Gaming Commission in gaming device classification disputes involving various types of electronic games