Processors

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:
• 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:
Patent infringement analysis•Patent review•Claim charts•Hardware & software reverse engineering•Telecommunications standards•Optical components•Optical systems & networks•RF & analog circuits•System on chip•Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & LTE•Claim language•People & project management
Accomplishments:
7+ patents and 4+ presentations
Previous Companies:
Simplified Optics•Chipworks•Solantro
Summary:

Strategic patentanalyst specializingin telecommunicationstandards, opticalcomponents,systemsandnetworks, analogcircuits,andsystemsonchipwith25yearsofexperience including3yearsanalyzingpatentsanddocumenting patentinfringement inclaimcharts.•Innovativepatentanalystwith13issuedpatentshavingdevelopedtwonew methodologiestofindevidenceofuseforsystempatents.•AbilitytoreverseengineerRF,analog,anddigitalcircuits,andCsoftwaresourcecode.•Autonomousindividualwithmanagerialskillsincludingprojectandpeoplemanagement,businessacumen,andlegallanguageunderstanding.

Core Expertise:
Deep understanding and experience in communications theory and practice, performance analysis, and multimedia theory and applications (Speech [various codecs from very low bit rate, such as MELPe to broadband], audio [PAC], video [various, especially MPEG family and particularly H.264])•All digital and analog modulation techniques, e.g., AM, FM, PM, QAM, CDMA, OFDM.•Many years of experience in simulation, both with tools (e.g., Matlab) and by programming in C•Extensive experience in real-time programming,in C as well as in embedded languages•Extensive experience in hardware design and implementation of real time systems•RF planning•Deep understanding and experience with Stochastic processes both in continuous and discretetime domains, probability theory, statistics, quantitative analysis, queueing analysis, speech, audio, and video coding techniques•Familiar with many commercial and military standards from wired to wireless to multimedia applications, such as xDSL, WiFi, WiMax, LTE, UMTS/WCDMA, MIMO, cdma2000, GSM, UWB, G.7xx, MELPe, MPEG, H.264 and manymore.•OPNET•ProLab
Previous Companies:
Applied Communications Sciences•Magnolia Broadband•Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories
Category:
Core Expertise:
Product development•Organizational development•Operation management•Extremely complex products that tax limits of design & process technology•Processors, from slice microprocessors to state-of-the-art PC processors to 8-bit microcontrollers•CAD strategy and CAD purchasing•Offshore design centers setup and management•Production planning and inventory management•Corporate budgeting and planning•Deep understandingof PC industry and PC technology•Practical understanding of legal problems and litigation
Previous Companies:
ZMD America•Atmel Corporation•Cypress Semiconductor
Summary:

•More than 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry•Built several organizations from concept to complete functionality•Management of P&L since 1987

Core Expertise:
Microprocessors, Optical and magnetic storage, Technology licensing, ELC gate arrays
Accomplishments:
BSEE, 25+ years of experience, 3 patents, Board and finance committee of an educational non-profit, CEO of a mobile security devices supplier company, President of a non-profit technology
Previous Companies:
Transmeta, Cirrus Logic, Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment
Core Expertise:
Big Data, Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce, MapR, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Flume, HBase, Cassandra, Distributed and grid computing, AWS (S3, EC2), high-performance multi-threaded applications, data mining, text analytics, mathematical optimization, linear and dynamic programming, Visualization (Tableau)
Accomplishments:
• Total number of Hadoop clusters set up so far: 125+
• Creator of an eDiscovery/Enterprise Search solution, (Hadoop, Lucene, Solr, HBase, EC2, S3, text analytics, document classification)
• Co-author of books on HBase and Hadoop
• Big Data books reviewer
• Cloudera Certified Hadoop Administrator
• Java Programmer Certification, SUN
• MSCD (C++, VB path) Certification (Microsoft)
Previous Companies:
• Halliburton • Shell Oil • Merryl Lynch • Bank of America • Intel
Summary:

Hands-on Software Architect and Data Scientist
Performed Hadoop/Cloud consulting projects for various large corporations.
Total number of Hadoop clusters set up so far: 125+
Creator of an eDiscovery/Enterprise Search solution, (Hadoop, Lucene, Solr, HBase, EC2, S3, text analytics, document classification)
Co-author books on HBase and Hadoop
Big Data books reviewer
Certified Cloudera Hadoop Administrator

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:
Computer power solutions•Power converter design•Analog/digital circuit design•Simulation and modeling•LED lighting•Power ICs
Accomplishments:
•60+ patents
•35+ of experience
•IEEE Senior Member
Previous Companies:
Cree•Intersil Corporation•International Rectifier Corp
Summary:

•Created computer power solutions.•Reduced the electronics cost by over 15%.•Lead the development of a PFC boost.•Lead control IC for LED bulb applications.•Initiated and drove the development of multi-phase IC products.•Industry’s leading computer power solutions.•Ramped to 2M units per month rate in less than 4 months.•Architected Intersil’s portable computer CPU power IC family.•Defined Intersil’s multiphase power management IC family that sold over 1.2B units in the 5 years.•Created a unique LED lighting.

Accomplishments:
Inventor and co-inventor, 16 US patents.•Recipient, 5 STMicroelectronics Exceptional Patent Awards.•Member, STMicroelectronics’US Patent Committee.•Several papers published at technical conferences.•Editor of ST Journal of System Research.
Previous Companies:
STMicroelectronics
Summary:

•Experienced semiconductor professional, helping companies bring their ASIC to market, from specification and architecture to procurement and qualification. Also consulting as an independent expert in IP litigation or technical due diligence.

Core Expertise:
• Intel • Picturetel • Teraglobal • Polycom • Chipwrights • Zeevee • Ambric • Logitech/Lifesize Communications
Accomplishments:
• 3 Granted patents
• 2 Applications
Previous Companies:
Intel, Picturetel, Teraglobal, Polycom, Chipwrights, Zeevee, Ambric, Logitech/Lifesize Communications
Summary:

+27 yrs of experience
Expert in improving the visual quality of real-time video codecs, encoding, transcoding and streaming
Extensive Video Consulting background

Core Expertise:
• Computer Vision • Deep Learning Accelerator (DLA) • FPGA DSP System Design • High Performance Computing Architecture
Previous Companies:
• Adaptive Digital Technologies • RealChip Communications • Intel
Summary:

• Ph.D. in Computer & Systems Engineering

• Professor of DSP/FPGA Design

• 2-time expert witness