Engineering consultant with nearly thirty years of hands-on software development experience. Has designed and implemented software for products ranging from autonomous underwater robots to cable modems and set-top boxes and from wireless radios to broadcast transmission equipment.

Formal Education

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of San Diego

Career Highlights

  • Architected and developed software for a next-generation autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) for the collection of scientific oceanographic data with at-sea data uploads via satellite
  • Designed firmware for a Navy SEAL rifle-mounted sighting system comprising a wireless camera module to transmit images to a video display module, including coding device drivers for camera zoom, power monitoring circuitry, and front panel buttons
  • Author of two books about embedded software development using the C programming with and without real-time operating systems
  • Active U.S. security clearance

Expert Qualifications

  • Performed source code review and comparison as well as researched prior art for a trade secrets matter before a U.S. District Court
  • Consulting expert assisting a team of testifying expert witnesses in a satellite TV anti-piracy campaign of more than 25,000 simultaneous lawsuits in federal and state courts, including analysis and reverse engineering of software and electronic circuits for smartcard tampering