Electrical engineer with broad industry experience in development and manufacturing of electronic products. Areas of technical expertise include magnetic and optical storage, RAID disks, Storage Area Networks (SAN), and Network-Attached Storage (NAS) as well as storage interfaces and related busses such as ATA, SATA, and SCSI. Author of articles and expert panel participant on these and other technologies.

Formal Education

  • M.S. in Management, Stanford University
  • M.S. in Engineering Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • B.S. in Electronics Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Career Highlights

  • Former president of a CAD/CAM startup that was successfully sold
  • Former vice president of Memorex in charge of all operations related to storage products with annual production of $250 million
  • Managed a 300-person engineering organization responsible for disk, tape, and main storage products and subsystems
  • Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant
  • Webmaster for the IEEE’s Silicon Valley Technical History Committee
  • Named inventor on five issued U.S. patents

Expert Qualifications

  • Testifying expert for defendants Toshiba and NetApp in separate patent infringement litigations
  • Testifying expert for plaintiffs in separate trade secrets cases relating to embedded software and electronic circuits
  • Testifying expert for the plaintiff in a dispute with Kyocera relating to contractual performance
  • Witness for the United States in a famous anti-trust litigation against IBM regarding alleged monopolistic computer interfacing practices