Software

Core Expertise:
Image compression and video codecs (H.264, H.265, MPEG4, HEVC, etc); Imaging and control systems; Barcode and 2D symbol readers; Embedded (StrongARM, Windows CE) and PC-based Machine Vision applications; Web Inspection System for color printing; Image processing software development including decoding modules for 1D and 2D symbols; Robotic systems and machine vision modules; Porting of software between operating systems; Software architecture; Experienced in chip-level investigation using Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) photography; Intellectual property evaluation and reverse engineering, 3D Graphics: 3D pipeline architectures, 3D scene rendering technologies, hardware architectures, standards (Open GL, OpenGL ES, OpenCL, DirectX, etc.)
Accomplishments:
6 patents, Published 11 papers on computer simulation of video and imaging systems, Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Previous Companies:
A color printing company, An image tech company, Noble Vision, A supplier of intelligent imaging company, Canadian Hydrographic Service
Summary:

Over 30 years of experience in IP, technical support for IP licensing, technology and patent evaluation and reverse engineering.
Specialized in Electro-Optics, Imaging and Video Systems and Codecs, and Software development

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:
Bio-sciences, Drug Design/Discovery, small molecule research
Accomplishments:
Post-Doc Bio-Chemistry, 23 yrs of experience, Chief scientific officer
Previous Companies:
Amgen, Epigen Combichem, DuPont, Optimer
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:
• 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:
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:
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

Category:
Core Expertise:
•Office suites•C#•VB•VBA•Silverlight•XML•SQL
Previous Companies:
•Microsoft•UBS Investment Bank
Summary:

•A great communicator and an inventive thinker•Deep knowledge of office suites both as poacher and gamekeeper•Broad level of experience in a wide variety selection of programming languages and principles and is enthusiastic and inquisitive about technology.•Professionally written C#, VB, VBA and dealt extensively with Silverlight, XML and SQL.•Written well-received complex specs and presented designs both internally and externally to large audiences.

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Accomplishments:
•80 conferences
•28 expert reports
•2 IPR declarations
•16 depositions
•8 trial testimony
•9 Presentations
•51 Journal and Conference Publication
•4 Books & 2 Book Chapter
•16 Patents
Previous Companies:
•Ford Aerospace and Communications Corp.•Computer Sciences Corp.
Summary:

•30+ years of experience, Consumer electronics, backup, storage technology, restore products, flash memory and USB, optical storage, magnetic storage, RAID/Disk Array, jukeboxes, Clouds, data compression, data deduplication, metadata, Fibre Channel, IDE/ATA/ATAPI/SATA, Internet Small Computer Interface, FireWire/1394, PCMCIA and Storage Area Networks (SAN), Content Scramble System (CSS), Kindle, Nook, Android devices, key-based authentication, Windows, UNIX, RTOSs, C, C++, Java and assembly, forensic computer, Software/hardware, media duplication, forensic analysis of storage devices and file systems using tools including EnCase.

Category:
Core Expertise:
Linux • Embedded LINUX • C/C++ • BASH • Php • Perl • DSP/Matlab • Multi Thread RTOS environments • Version Control • PCI • MPEG-2IEEE1394 • Ethernet • DOCSIS • ARM • I2C • VHDL • HDLC • Video/Audio driver development • Firmware development.
Previous Companies:
Acacia Research • Vivato, Inc. • Elintrix, Inc.
Summary:

• Software and embedded system design services including project planning, specification, architecture, test plans, design reviews, IP/Tool selection and licensing, simulation, implementation, unit test/debug, system test/debug, documentation, and release.

Core Expertise:
Video search • Image search • Audio search, • Multimedia • Image/video processing • Digital media • Information retrieval • Hierarchy management • Metadata management • Ontologies • Rule engine • Data mining • Clustering • Pattern recognition • Bioinformatics • DNA analysis • Patents • Intellectual property • Patent analysis • Patent prosecution
Previous Companies:
Ancestry • Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox • Intellectual Ventures
Summary:

• Registered Patent Agent to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. • Over 22 years of experience in design, research, analysis, and development of software systems. • Hands-on experience in licensing, litigation, and valuation of patents. • Extensive experience in design and implementation of video, audio, and image search systems. • Invented WaveCluster, a data mining and clustering approach for very large databases using wavelet transform. • Creatively related different subject areas resulting in innovative solutions.

Core Expertise:
• Prototype and Software Development • Computer Architecture • System Design –Programming/Coding • Open-source Technologies • Linux, Embedded Linux, Windows, Java, C/C++, SQL; SSH
Accomplishments:
• Software Project Management, UCSD San Diego; Professional and Business English;
• A member of:
o IEEE Computer Society
o IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
o IEEE Communications Society
o IEEE Management Society
o IEEE Senior Member
o IEEE San Diego Section Executive Committee as Treasurer
Previous Companies:
• Linux • Jaguar/Land Rover
Summary:

Results-driven Senior Executive with more than 20 years of experience and expertise in software and hardware engineering.
Further expertise as a project and program manager with a strong blend of creative and technical skills.
Demonstrated success in product and technology research and development as well as engineering process development and improvement.

Core Expertise:
Communication systems • Embedded software • Internet server and client software • Mobile device software • Audio/video processing • System-on-chip (SoC) ICs
Previous Companies:
Wiffledan, Inc. • Cavium, Inc. • Maxim Integrated Products • Keystream Corporation • Texas Instruments • 8×8, Inc. • Hughes Aircraft Company
Summary:

• Over twenty years of communications, multimedia, and networking experience.

Core Expertise:
• Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) • DSP • Telecommunications • Cellular networks • Packetized networks • Streaming systems • Real-time systems • Timing/synchronization in cellular & other networks • Location/positioning systems • Transcoding between links & networks having multiple timing sources & data rates • Source algorithms • Software • Hardware & implementation
Previous Companies:
• Compandent • DSP Communications • AT&T
Summary:

• 30 years of industry experience
• 19 years of IP consulting experience

Core Expertise:
C/C++/Python, Embedded Systems, NX Os, Switching/Routing Software, Mobile Applications (Android), Device Drivers, Distributed Systems and Parallel Programming, CUDA, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Computer Vision, Gesture, Face and Emotion Recognition.
Accomplishments:
• 2 granted patents
Previous Companies:
C/C++/Python, Embedded Systems, NX Os, Switching/Routing Software, Mobile Applications (Android), Device Drivers, Distributed Systems and Parallel Programming, CUDA, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Computer Vision, Gesture, Face and Emotion Recognition.
Summary:

Experienced principal engineer with emphasis in embedded systems and data science applications.
15 years of experience in coding and leading software design/development of complex technical projects.

Core Expertise:
• Automotive Systems, cellular network and protocols (GSM, LTE, 5G) • wireless data networks, high-speed LANs, multithreaded processors, intelligent I/O controllers, objectoriented 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. • System busses and I/O control protocols.
Previous Companies:
• SanDisk • Stanford • Friend Software Corp
Summary:

• More than 15 years of experience in embedded systems development (hardware, ASIC/SoC, cloud, and software) for power, performance, and cost-optimized devices
• 26 granted patents (power management, firmware, processing algorithms, bus control in SoC, SSD, and storage)
• 7 presentations, publications, and lectures