A leader in the field of connected vehicle technologies with three decades of focus on accessing and processing data from vehicle sensors to derive useful information about vehicle surroundings and operating conditions. Was a developer of early vehicle positioning methods and systems and a key innovator in vehicle-to-everything (V2X) short range communication (i.e., IEEE 802.11p). Areas of specialized technical expertise include vehicle-tovehicle (V2V) communications, sensor technologies, mapping, locationbased services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Astrophysics, University of California San Diego
  • B.A. in Physics, Princeton

Career Highlights

  • Conducted Ph.D. research in high energy astrophysics with a focus on the collection and interpretation of satellite data
  • At TomTom, was director for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
  • Started his career as a systems engineer developing communications and radar systems for commercial and military applications
  • At Daimler Chrysler, was a group manager for telematics and safety and later a vice president
  • Named inventor on seven issued U.S. patents including one relating to improved accuracy in locating and maintaining positions using GPS

Expert Qualifications

  • Experience as a consulting and testifying expert witness in technology litigation relating to telematics and safety including navigation, remote diagnostics, fleet management, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and automations enabled by vehicle sensors such as GPS, communications, maps, radar/lidar and related vision systems
  • Author of more than 25 expert reports and multiple IPR declarations for and against companies including Honda, Hyundai, OnStar, Qualcomm, Toyota, and WaveTronix
  • Retained as an expert for BMW for litigations on technologies ranging from navigation systems and infotainment systems to vehicle safety
  • As a consulting expert for TomTom, assisted the testifying expert on invalidity and non-infringement in a patent litigation
  • Expert for Domino’s on fleet monitoring systems in an Australian case
  • SAE Certified in accident reconstruction