MIT-educated technology entrepreneur with hands-on electrical engineering and computer science experience. Areas of specialized expertise include database-backed web sites, chat and instant messaging protocols, compilers, streaming media, audio/visual display technologies, GPUs, machine vision, image processing, and machine learning. Has written software in many languages and for many platforms, including mobile apps. Inventor of patented technologies for camera-feedback projector systems that are now standard in multi-projector displays such as military simulators.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Career Highlights

  • World-leading expert in camera-feedback projector systems to provide auto-calibration for large scale seamless multi-screen digital displays, as well as founder of a successful business in the same field
  • Volunteer data science mentor for big data projects in computational medicine for third year medical students at Harvard
  • Developer of a compelling virtual reality experience using Magic Leap and Oculus that immerses users in the sport of rowing crew
  • As a software engineer at Microsoft, developed software and novel protocols for instant messaging for the Exchange 2000 IM Server and MSN Messenger platforms in C++ using COM and XML
  • Transformed an amateur website for photographers from a simple forum to a commercial subscription-based photo sharing dot com with early innovations in user-to-user online chat and pay-per-click ads
  • Named inventor on seven issued U.S. patents including three for messaging protocols and four for digital display technologies

Expert Qualifications

  • Testifying expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation related to high-profile companies including Facebook, Ford, Honeywell, IBM, Sony, Symantec, and WhatsApp
  • Retained three times by British Telecom (BT) as a consulting expert on technologies from network forensics and instant messaging to search
  • Wrote reports for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in more than twenty Inter Partes Reviews on patents in a range of technology areas
  • Submitted an expert report defending a company against an allegation of theft of database trade secrets in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California