Scientist, educator, and technologist with over thirty years of experience. Leading expert in datacom and telecom communications and protocols, including TCP/IP for Internet, LAN/WAN, streaming audio and video, and also wireless technologies such as 802.11 (WiFi) and cellular/LTE.  

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of California Berkeley
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Tel Aviv University

Career Highlights

  • Served as a Principal Investigator (PI) for three DARPA-funded (U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) projects
  • Co-author of over two dozen scientific publications, journal articles, and peer-reviewed papers
  • Named inventor on over one hundred and twenty issued U.S. patents
  • Led and developed the first network resource scheduling service for grid computing
  • Managed and engineered the first demonstrated transatlantic dynamic allocation of 10 Gbs Lambdas-as-a-Grid service
  • Developed a successful demonstration of the first wire-speed active network on commercial hardware

Expert Qualifications

  • Testifying expert in litigations for plaintiffs and defendants in all major venues and relating to more than one hundred and forty patents alleged to be invalid and/or infringed, including for technologies used by major companies such as Amazon, Apple, Cisco, Comcast, DirecTV, Ericsson, FedEx, Google, HP, Huawei, IBM, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Netflix, Samsung, and Tesla
  • Deposed more than 70 times and testified about half a dozen
  • Submitted expert reports and was deposed on behalf of Facebook and WhatsApp in a set of IPRs opposing Uniloc before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s PTAB relating to technologies for mobile wireless communications, including Voice-over-IP (VoIP), SMS and MMS messages, and chat functions