MIT-educated computer scientist experienced in analyzing, architecting, designing, developing and optimizing service provider and enterprise solutions for a wide variety of industries.  Leverages cloud, multimedia, mobile, and network technologies from Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Effective from large organizations to start-up environments, has architected and built multiple solutions using AWS in roles from CTO to senior director to independent consultant.  Also experienced in the design of video games and video-on-demand and other multimedia systems and has worked as an expert witness in cases related to those technologies.

Formal Education

  • Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Stanford
  • B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, MIT

Career Highlights

  • Amazon Web Services Certified as a professional-level AWS DevOps Engineer and associate-level AWS Solutions Architect, Developer, and SysOps Administrator
  • Designed and developed cloud-based solutions for multiple clients, including an HTML5/CSS web-based portal with a scalable and high availability AWS background interfacing to an RDS-MySQL database
  • Former multimedia expert for Huawei Technologies' global CTO office providing assistance in carrier, enterprise, and consumer market verticals such as education and distance learning
  • Co-chaired Cisco's IPTV and video standardization efforts at the ITU and other standards developing organizations
  • Provided consulting and design and development assistance in mobile devices, network, multimedia, and other technologies to rapidly develop prototypes and help clients bring new products and services to market, including by leveraging modern web and cloud-based technologies
  • Former director of R&D for nCUBE’s MediaCUBE video server and Video-on-Demand (VoD) products for cable and telco providers
  • Co-founder and CTO of a network connectivity solutions provider that went public after developing TCP/IP and DECnet software and other middleware for IBM VM and VAX/VMS mainframe systems

Expert Qualifications

  • Testifying expert in a video-conferencing patent’s Inter Parties Review before the U.S. PTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Successfully defended Zynga in a patent infringement case, including reviewing video game source code and developing non-infringement positions as their expert witness in U.S. District Court