Computer engineer and cellular and wireless communications expert with experience in military radio as well as with mesh networks and cellular and wireless protocols.  Has demonstrated significant leadership in development of wireless standards and products.

Formal Education

  • B.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Victoria

Career Highlights

  • Developer of intellectual property in technologies including cellular 3GPP (LTE), WiFi (IEEE 802.11), and WiMAX (IEEE 802.16)
  • Has held leadership roles in IEEE wireless standards setting bodies, including for 802.11ah and 802.11ax and as chief technical editor and task group chair for 802.16 
  • Aa a consultant, helped companies select network protocols and develop IoT (Internet of Things) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications platforms with cloud-based management/control
  • As a radio firmware engineer worked at the interface between the application layer and the radio communications layer
  • Former lead of a radio communications group, including writing the design documents and radio hardware interface specifications as well as supervising the product development team
  • Named inventor on more than a dozen issued U.S. patents, including for novel systems and methods in M2M network communications, cellular base stations technologies, and wireless sensing and data acquisition

Expert Qualifications

  • Provider of source code review services in patent litigations, including of embedded software in C, hardware definitions in VHDL and Verilog, and electronic device schematics for a range of subjects including cellular network call setup and route tracing, MAC layer interfaces, and Bluetooth and other wireless protocols
  • Retained by the defendant, Oilfield Tracking Services, in an arbitration proceeding before the American Arbitration Association (AAA) relating to application software and database technology
  • Retained by the plaintiff as an expert on PlayStation-related communication protocols in a U.S. District Court litigation against Sony
  • Has several times consulted on confidential patent portfolio reviews
  • Consulting expert for plaintiffs and defendants in more than a dozen cases involving technologies used by companies including Apple, Broadcom, Huawei, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sprint, and Verizon