Technical leader in the computer, software, and hard disk industries with over thirty years of experience. Areas of technical expertise include computer architecture, bus standards, embedded systems, software development, cloud storage, filesystems, and storage and memory/caching technologies.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Stanford University
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering Physics, Cornell University

Career Highlights

  • Hired and managed an engineering organization that made Quantum Corporation a world leader in hard disk interface technology prior to its acquisition by Maxtor
  • Led disk drive performance enhancements in caching and system performance modeling and simulation
  • Former member of the engineering team for the Apple Lisa
  • At Digital Equipment (DEC), designed a computer processor and hardware and its operating system software and I/O subsystems
  • Named inventor on seven issued U.S. patents including for a bus design with overlapped sequences

Expert Qualifications

  • Retained as a technical expert in over fifty cases and technical advisor to a pair of federal judges in U.S. District Court
  • Testifying expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants including Intel, DEC, Dell, Sun Microsystems, and Compaq
  • Testified at the trial in Mirror Worlds v. Apple in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas where the jury awarded his client more than half a billion dollars for infringement of its patent
  • Consulting expert for world-leading companies such as Samsung, Google, Microsoft, Atmel, NEC, Analog Devices, Western Digital, AMD, Freescale, EchoStar, HP and Motorola