Mobile Devices & Consumer Electronics

Core Expertise:
Antenna, Power Amplifier design, RF circuit design, mobile base stations physical layer
Accomplishments:
University Professor, 16+ patents, 9 invited presentations, 51 journal/conference papers, 2 book chapters
Previous Companies:
Nokia, Powerwave
Summary:

Over 35 years of hands-on experience in radio frequency engineering.Expertise in: High power amplifiers, transceiver and antenna design, communication and radar subsystem design.

Core Expertise:
• ASIC/FPGA Design, implementation & verification • Embedded & DSP software development • Telecommunication systems & cellular modern development • 3GPP UMTS & LTE standard
Accomplishments:
• 8 US patents and 35+ European and International patents awarded
• 20 technical papers and publications
• 2 books published
• Adjunct Professor and Lecturer of courses in 2G, 3G, and 4G Telecommunication Systems (LTE)
• Review Panel Member for the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Previous Companies:
• Samsung • Nulife Technology • Ellipsis
Summary:

• Telecommunications & DSP SoC architect, ASIC designer, & embedded software designer
• 20+ years of technology experience
• 15+ years of industry experience designing & managing telecommunications, electronic design automation & image processing products & projects

Core Expertise:
• Processors/CPUs, PCB, Fab processes • Ultra Fast Mixed-Signal Circuit, Space-based Communications, advanced submicron devices • Extensive experience with wireless protocols including 802.11, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth • Hands on CMOS: architecture, design, tape-out and test complex chips, including memory, mixed signal, and RF • Extensive chip reverse engineering experience • Extensive circuit extraction experience • Patent and IP / IPR experience
Accomplishments:
• 100+ patents
• 30+ mixed signal chips designed/fabricated
• 70 technical publications
• Professional Engineer (PE)
• Senior member of IEEE, ARRL, NSPE, AAAS, SPIE, MRS, Naval Institute
Previous Companies:
• Intel • Altera
Summary:

Over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.
PhD in EE, minor in Aeronautical Engineering, Space-based Communications
Over a decade of experience at Intel

Core Expertise:
Video/image compression, MPEG-1/2/4, H.263/4, HDTV, DBS, Error concealment, Motion estimation, Entropy coding, DCT/Wavelet/Sub-band vector quantization, G.7xy, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-x, IPTV, JPEG, Video over IP/ADSL/ATM, DVB, DVD, HDTV, Watermarking of Images/Video/Audio, Video over MPEG-2/IP/Satellite, DOCSIS
Accomplishments:
PhD, 26+ yrs exp., developed MPEG-1/2/4, H.263/4 in software and ASIC, numerous patents and standards contributions, expert witness
Previous Companies:
Alcatel-Lucent, CONEXANT, KONAMI GAMING, GTE Labs, Toshiba, Philips Labs
Core Expertise:
IoT, Video streaming and coding, IEEE 802, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, WiMedia, IETF, H.264
Accomplishments:
PhD, 19 Yrs of experience, 31 Journal and Conference publications, 5 US patents, IEEE Senior Member
Previous Companies:
Intel, Mitsubishi, Olympus, Kiyon
Core Expertise:
• Highly experienced in Architecture, Systems Integration, Multimedia, Embedded Systems, ODM Management / Ops, Product Strategy & Innovation, OpEx Planning • Healthcare EHR/EMR: EPI, McKesson, GE Centricity, Cerner, Allscripts, HL7, Microsoft Amalga, Microsoft Sharepoint • Software Development technologies: HTML5, Java, ColdFusion, PhP, SQL Server, .NET and Visual Studio, Sharepoint, Oracle, IBM DB2, Apple ios, Cassandra, Python, Ruby; Sybase, MySql; REST, SOAP, Git, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Shark, NoSQL, Zookeeper, Lucene, SOLR, iPython, R, Drill • Telecommunications: TL1 language, Cisco, Lucent, Alcatel, Nortel, Juniper Networks, SMC, F5 Networks, Aruba wireless, SONET, TCP/IP, ATM, Clearwire/G4, Sycamore Networks, LAN/WAN/MAN, RFID • Electronics: Bluetooth (Zigbee), embedded computing, embedded computer design (Intel architecture) for industrial & medical equipment, BIOS customizations, SCADA, PLC controllers, LabView • Software Development Process; SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Rapid Application Development (RAD) and JAD, plus the Waterfall methods; Software Quality Assurance (SQA) • Cloud Computing: Amazon AWS, S3, Glacier, EC2; Microsoft Azure; IBM SmartCloud; Virtualization: VMware, Hyper-V; RackSpace, RightScale; SaaS application development, ITIL v3.0
Accomplishments:
• Published several patents covering user enhancements, product safety and media extensions.
• MBA level IT Management instructor at Northwest University
• Computer Science & Network Engineering teacher at Oregon Institute of Technology

Previous Companies:
Beats Electronics (acq. by Apple), Dell, Yahoo, Apple
Summary:

20+ yrs of experience in software and consumer electronics.
Motivated and driven executive who delivered the perfect combination of software and hardware to realize best in class UI experience for consumer electronics and mobile devices.
Published several patents covering user enhancements, product safety and media extensions.

Core Expertise:
• Wi-Fi • MAC/Security • Bluetooth • UWB and WiMedia • WLAN
Accomplishments:
• 71 patents
• 16 papers
• 100+ major standards contributions
• 2 test vector documents
• 10 MAC/security design guides
Previous Companies:
• Texas Instruments • AT&T
Summary:

Extensive experience radio resource management evaluation, simulation, standardization, and implementation
Registered USPTO patent agent
Intensive IP analysis work

Core Expertise:
RF System design including high level architecture and behavioral modeling, Detailed system lineup and high level link budget, External component specifications and embedding, RF circuits design with simulation modeling, as well as hands on lab validation and optimization, RF/Mixed Signal block and modem partitioning
Accomplishments:
• AeA High Tech Innovation Awards
• EE Times ACE Awards
• Member of IEEE Solid State Circuits
Previous Companies:
NXP, Rockwell Semi, Ericsson, Radio System
Summary:

Passionate senior communication systems semiconductor business leader with extensive expertise. Specializes in business center management, RF systems, RFIC, mixed signal and DSP R&D management.

Core Expertise:
• GPS, Assisted GPS (A-GPS), cellular network positioning (AFLT/OTDOA/Cell ID), WiFi positioning (RSSI, RTT, fingerprinting, trilateration), hybrid positioning, indoor positioning, crowdsourced database, position location protocols in 3GPP/3GPP2 (IS-801/RRLP/RRC/LLP/SUPL), location-aware apps, location-based services (LBS), navigation, wide area and global GPS reference networks, extended ephemeris, • Object-oriented software design, software development, mathematical algorithms, modeling, statistics, numerical analysis, probability theory, data analysis • Languages/OS: C, C++, Matlab, Unix shell, Windows, Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X
Accomplishments:
• Outstanding Scholar in Industrial and Applied Mathematics
• Australian Bureau of Statistics Scholarship
• Member of Golden Key International Honor Society
Previous Companies:
• Qualcomm
Summary:

Specialized in Location Services, GPS, indoor positioning
Expertise in algorithmic software development, computational math, modeling, statistics and data analysis

Core Expertise:
• Automotive Systems • wireless data networks, high-speed LANs, multithreaded processors, intelligent I/O controllers, object-oriented systems, I/O and OS virtualization, and raster graphics. • instruction set architecture, system busses, cache and associative memories, symmetric multiprocessors, event driven systems, object-oriented systems, I/O protocols and interfaces, and the history of computing. • IEEE 802.11 standard and Wi-Fi products that implement 802.11 • low-power circuit techniques, including both dynamic logic and asynchronous logic.
Accomplishments:
• 40 + patents
• IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee
• Voting member, 1993-2002; Editor, State Machines, 1996-1999; Editor, Task Group E, 2000-2002
• JEDEC JC-61 Standards Committee, Member
• Designed 24 processors in technologies ranging from TTL MSI to 45nm CMOS.
Previous Companies:
Freescale, Intersil, Conexant
Summary:

Over 30 years of experience in computer and system architecture, R&D, wired and wireless data networks, LTE, Wi-Fi protocols and IEEE 802.11 standards.
More than 25 patent litigation cases. Gave depositions and testified in court both in the U.S. and in Europe. Did numerous portfolio evaluations, claim analyses and prior art searches.
12 years developing raster graphics and image processing systems, I/O controllers and multiprocessor workstations. Invented and led development of the world’s first RAM-based color raster graphics system.
10 years applied symmetric multiprocessing to LAN servers and pioneered the use of a LAN as a virtual I/O channel. Invented and led development of the world’s first LAN with dynamically variable data rates.
15 years wireless data networks.
3 years writing operating systems and compilers

Core Expertise:
Cryptography, Network Security, Authentication
Accomplishments:
Professor of Computer Science, PhD from MIT, 25 yrs experience, one of the most respected authorities in crypto industry and academia
Previous Companies:
University of California, IBM
Core Expertise:
xDSL, Wireless LAN, DigiRF, UMTS, UWB, MIMO, SINCGARS, SRW, ANW2, WIN-T, SATCOM
Accomplishments:
PhD, 29 yrs of experience, 26+ patents, 2 books, 1 book chapter, invited speaker, 33+ journal/conference papers
Previous Companies:
Bell Labs, Lucent, M/A-Com, Tyco Electronics, Telecordia
Core Expertise:
cryptography, error control codes, wireless security
Accomplishments:
PhD, 20 yrs experience, prolific contributor to wireless standards (e.g., IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15, ZigBee, ISA SP100.11a, IETF), with Editor, Chair, Technical Advisor roles
Previous Companies:
Certicom, Philips Cryptom, TNO Research Labs
Core Expertise:
wireless systems, software defined radio, LTE, standards (3GPP, IEEE802.11, Bluetooth)
Accomplishments:
Professor of Engineering, 18 yrs experience, extensive contributions to standards, numerous publications, 25 granted patents, 4 expert witness cases
Previous Companies:
Hitachi, 3Com
Core Expertise:
LTE, WCDMA, CDMA2000, Wi-Fi, PHY, MAC, Network, Transport, Application, Mobile device operating systems
Accomplishments:
PhD, 15 years of experience, 20 granted US patents, 15+ pending applications, Capable of understanding and analyzing French patents
Previous Companies:
AT&T, Vodafone Australia
Core Expertise:
• Touch Screen, mobile touch business, smart display, semiconductor • Cellular baseband products, RF solutions and chipset and front end module products • Product and Program management • Global ecosystems • Human machine interface • IoT • Product evangelizing • Market Analysis & Penetration
Accomplishments:
• 3 Published Patents
Previous Companies:
• Atmel • Synaptics
Summary:

18+ Yrs of experience,
Specialized in touch screen, mobile touch business, smart display
Technical expert in diverse products including wireless/mobile, communications, industrial and automotive solutions.
Major design wins and partnerships including Apple, Samsung, Qualcomm, Huawei, and Xiaomi.

Core Expertise:
• Automotive applications • Connected car • Infotainment wearables
Accomplishments:
• Ph.D.
• 10 years of experience
• Co-invented the most widely-adopted platform for smartphone-automotive interface
• Pioneered integration of wearables with automotive systems
• Multiple awards for inventions in automotive infotainment and sensor networks
• 30+ patents
• 25+ papers
• 1 book
Previous Companies:
• Nokia • Microsoft
Summary:

10 years of experience
Concepting and prototyping innovative devices
Evangelizing new device technologies and UX
In-car experiences, app platforms & interoperability with mobile devices.
Natural user interfaces (NUI) & Tangible user interfaces (TUI).
Biometrics sensing in automotive & mobile. Inventor of the most widely adopted cross-platform solution for smartphone-automotive interoperability.
Hands-on startup experience with the ability to work independently on early stage incubation and R&D efforts.

Core Expertise:
• Cellular technologies: LTE, LTE-A, Carrier Aggregation-CA, HSPA, HSPA+, Multi-SIM, Wi-Fi, WLAN • Requirement analysis, test planning and test case development • Strong cellular modem System/HW/FW Protocol and call flow debugging and analysis skillset • GCT/PTCRB/Carrier certification • Mobile handset and base station testing • Lab/Field testing and log analysis • Mobile handset/base station testing • Working knowledge on test equipment • Automation Frame work development tool SW-Anritsu, Rohde & Schwarz, Anite, Agilent, Spirent
Accomplishments:
20 years of experience in wireless technologies
Previous Companies:
• Hughes Network Systems • Qualcomm • Texas Instruments • Nokia • Novatel Wireless • Ericsson
Summary:

20 years of experience in third/fourth/fifth generation wireless technologies, system integration, Wi-Fi, RF engineering in regard to LTE, WCDMA, HSPA+, network communication, life cycle development, and system design

Core Expertise:
Data converters, Mixed and analog signals
Accomplishments:
MSEE, 30+ yrs of experience
Previous Companies:
ST, Motorola, Bell Labs
Core Expertise:
RF DSP, STM32 microcontrollers, MEMS, DC-DC converters, Imaging sensors, MPEG audio/video decoders
Accomplishments:
MS, 25 years of experience, Received 5 STMicrolelctronics Exceptional Patent Awards, 16 US patents, Several papers published
Previous Companies:
STMicroelectronics
Core Expertise:
Consumer electronics, Semiconductor, Automotive products, Photonics, Display, LCDs, TFTs, LEDs, OLEDs, LDs, CMOS IC/transistor device structure, and lasers
Accomplishments:
25+ yrs of industry experience in lasers and displays as well as other consumer electronics.
Previous Companies:
Sony, IBM, Rambus, A prominent LED lighting manufacturer
Core Expertise:
Highly experienced in: • Mechanical Design • New Product Introduction • Prototype builds for NPI Manufacturing Processes • Technology Transfer of manufacturing product/process • Project/Program Management • Leading products from conceptual to full production
Accomplishments:
Speaks English, Mandarin, and Cantonese
Previous Companies:
Alere Toxicology (Ameditech), Selective Source International, Nokia, Apple, Maxwell Technologies, Kyoceria Wireless Corp
Summary:

15 yrs of experience in consumer electronics product design and manufacturing, mechanical design, lean manufacturing with international Fortune 500 companies.
Expert in mechanical design, electrical/mechanical new product introductions such as cell phone, tablets, wireless devices, lean manufacturing and assembly fixture design.
Worked in defense, consumer electronics, and biotechnology industries.

Core Expertise:
In-depth knowledge of GSM, CDMA (3GPP2), UMTS/WCDMA/LTE (3GPP), IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth, ISDB-T, DVB, UWB, USB standards and technologies • Extensive hands-on technical experience in: o Cellular handset design and development (CDMA) o Cellular networks (design, deployment and optimization) o PHY, MAC, Network layer designs, simulations and development o Hardware/software architectural designs, system analyses, partitioning o Reconfigurable hardware architectures o Real-time, power-sensitive embedded system development o Embedded DSP programming
Previous Companies:
WiLinx Corp. • Olympus Communication Technology of America • Nokia Mobile Phones
Summary:

• 25+ years of progressive telecom and wireless industry experience in innovation, design, development, and
management
o Well-rounded experience in wireless communications involving mobile phones, mobile networks
and mobile base stations, and mobile carriers/service providers, wireless local and personal area
networks
o A multi-disciplined background combining software, firmware, hardware, RF, protocol and
standards know-how

• Expert Witness for and deposed in an IPR case

Core Expertise:
• Long standardization and protocol design experience in a variety of Standard Organizations (3GPP, 3GPP2, IETF, IEEE 802.11, WFA). • Active contributor of IPv6 usage in mobile networks, IPv4/IPv6 translation, mobile IP, location determination in WiFi network • Designed and standardized the generic bootstrapping architecture for 3GGP2
Accomplishments:
• 2008: Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions to the development of the IEEE 802.21-2008 standard, issued by IEEE Standards Association
• 2011: Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions to the development of the IEEE 802.11u-2011 standard, issued by IEEE Standards Association
• 2011: Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions to the development of the IEEE 802.11v-2011 standard, issued by IEEE Standards Association
• 2011: Inventor of the year at Nokia US
• 2012: Recognition for the substantial contribution to the launch of the Wi-Fi Certified Passpoint Certification Program, issued by Wi-Fi Alliance
Previous Companies:
• Nokia
Summary:

• 15+ years of experience in data communications, R&D and standardization leadership, product road-mapping and architecture design
• Extensive involvement with and contributions to various standards
• 120 filed patent applications, 29 granted patents

Core Expertise:
Multimedia • Vocoder • VoLTE • Speech/Image/Video Coding • AAC • AMR • CELP • Wideband AMR • EVS • IoT • EVRC • ITU-T G.7xx family of codecs
Previous Companies:
Qualcomm • Nokia • Rockwell International
Summary:

• 25+ years of experience in telecom and wireless industry • In depth knowledge of the speech and audio codec standards • Managed evaluation of the latest ASR/TTS and NLP technologies from top vendors toward design of an interactive Multimodal Engine for smartphones, wearable, automotive, IOT and M2M products