MIT-educated electrical engineer, computer scientist, and physicist with over two decades of technology leadership and entrepreneurial experience. Specialized areas of technology expertise include data communications, network processors, TCP/IP protocols, optical networking and optics, telecommunications including Voice over IP (VoIP), streaming audio-video, multimedia search, automated testing, database-backed website design and their security, and social networking.

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
  • B.S. in Physics, MIT

Career Highlights

  • Developed the first commercial Ethernet-based PBX system, which was promptly acquired by 3Com
  • Grew counter-sniper project engineering team and significantly derisked $10 million worth of product deliveries
  • Launched a fully-featured social networking website in months
  • Named inventor on eight issued U.S. patents including one that teaches a novel method of automated testing against web page attacks
  • Managed and monetized an IP portfolio consisting of more than one hundred patents and four hundred applications

Expert Qualifications

  • Experienced expert witness, for plaintiffs and defendants alike, in cases involving technologies of Acer, Apple, Cisco, Facebook, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Verizon, and Vonage
  • Was deposed and testified on behalf of Samsung in a U.S. ITC investigation of digital media devices, including televisions, Blu-ray disc players, home theater systems, and tablets and mobile phones
  • Testifying expert in an Inter Partes Review (IPR) brought by Twitter and Yelp before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s PTAB
  • Served as lead expert witness in a patent infringement lawsuit that resulting in a jury award of over $50 million to his client
  • Testifying expert witness for the defense in a patent infringement case brought by TiVo in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and relating to the technology of DVR (digital video recording)