Distinguished professor of computer science with expertise in electronic voting, artificial intelligence, digital libraries, and electronic payment and e-commerce systems.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Yale University
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Yale University
  • Master of Arts in Physics, Vassar College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Princeton University

Career Highlights

  • Director of a master of science degree program in artificial intelligence at one of the top-ranked universities in the realm of computer science
  • Former director of an IT consultancy serving insurance industry
  • Former consultant to McKinsey, Morgan Stanley, and Bell Atlantic
  • Author of several books including one that is within the top 100 most cited books in the field of computer science
  • Has taught courses in algorithm design and analysis, e-commerce technology, electronic payment systems, electronic voting, and ubiquitous computing
  • Named inventor on five issued U.S. patents relating to e-commerce

Expert Qualifications

  • Retained as a testifying witness in more than two hundred patent litigations, requiring deposition or trial testimony in over a hundred
  • Testifying expert for the defendant in a claim of copyright infringement before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas based on reverse-engineered firmware in telephone switching systems
  • Testifying expert for Rovi in a U.S. ITC investigation of imported products containing electronic program guides
  • Served as an expert for a patent owner in an Inter Partes Review (IPR) before the U.S. Patent Office’s PTAB that involved Apple and related to a wearable device to alert a user to an incoming cellphone call
  • Provided testimony on electronic voting at the U.S. Congress and U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as well as before legislative bodies and commissions in states including Texas and Virginia
  • Invited to testify before the British House of Lords on the subject of EU regulation of e-commerce