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Expert in Automated Fingerprints Identification Systems, Biometrics, Facial Recognition, International Technology Transfers, and IT Engineering

Expert ID: 724928 California, USA

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Expert scope of experience in business spans new small business entrepreneurship, management positions for small private business with $20M-40M revenue, key leadership positions in small publicly traded companies ( over $100M revenue) and very large corporate with over $38 Billion revenue. His experience includes IPO, Merger and Acquisition, business turn-around and newly formed small business.

One of the critical tasks that expert took on was the business development and market growth initiatives for the a U.S. multinational telecommunications company's Biometrics for the Federal Government segment and for international markets, in particular European Union segment, East Asia Market and the Latin America market. In addition to this, he was responsible to build the strategic alliances and Partnership ventures for both Printrak International and the telecommunications company's Biometrics Business Unit.

Expert was one of the key leader for the business strategy development at the U.S. multinational telecommunications company for the application development for the Homeland Security products and solutions. He represented the public safety division which provided software for the Police, Fire and Medical Emergency command and control at the the company's corporate strategy office.

Expert has held the following positions in the Engineering: Director of the Robotics Vision Lab at UCI, Manager of R&D at Printrak International; Director of Product Development at Printrak International; Vice President of Engineering at Printrak International; Vice President of Engineering at Mikohn; Vice President of Advanced Technology at the U.S. multinational telecommunications company.

Expert has been in the IT industry for over 26 years and served in leadership position to develop new computer platforms, parallel and distributes computing HW and SW and large scale IT systems. He has led small tiger-team development team to large, over 200 IT engineers, in four companies across all the platforms, HW, OS, and programming languages.

Expert was part of the principal management team who turned around the Printrak International and successfully took the company public in 1995. This followed up with leading five successful acquisition and integrations. Then he led the sales of the Printrak International to the U.S. multinational telecommunications company in 2000 and was the key manger in charge of the transition and integration of the company in the corporation.

Expert's experience at Printrak International, Mikohn, and the telecommunications corporation involved direct management of design and development centers ( direct report responsibility) in Netherlands, UK, Australia, Bulgaria, and China. This involved recruitment, technology development road map and transfer of technology to the HQ back in the US. The development of the team which started in 2005 was one of the significant success stories in the telecommunications corporation's Biometrics business unit history. The team helped develop the technology which put the company's fingerprint identification ahead of competition in the National Institute of Technology product tests. This was accomplished in less that 18 months.

Expert has extensive experience in entrepreneurship, business plan development and small business development and operation. The following outlines some of the small business ventures that either he led or collaborated with colleagues: General Purpose Machine Laboratory – a Hi-tech company specializing in network computers and large scale computing with contracts from NASA and US Army. Ecotone Engineering – a hi-tech consulting company in artificial intelligence and neural network computing. Eco Imaging Inc. – A company in document imaging and office automation solutions and processes; Wave Instruments – An advanced electronic instrumentation deign and development company for bio-hazard detectors and environmental monitoring. Ecommerce - A company involved in internet portal development, the main concept of the development of virtual shopping mall and entertainment center. Kebaili Inc – A hi tech company in development of nanotechnology gas detection sensors and advance explosive and bio-hazard detectors. AFIS and Biometrics Consulting Inc. – A consulting company with expertise in Biometrics identification industry.

As a key management team at Printrak International and then at Mikohn and the U.S. multinational telecommunications company, he was involved with organizational development, re-organization under new operation, resource planning and allocation, organizational charts and management set up for both private and public and large corporation environment.

Due to his intimate knowledge of the product portfolio and the market/customer needs and his leadership in the partnership, he was called in to support the large strategic accounts in writing the key critical of the proposals. He has participated in the red-team reviews and management of the Sales cycle, including review of RFP, attending the customer Q&A, and final oral presentation of the proposal.

Expert has co-authored over one hundred technical publication in the area of computer systems, computer vision, intelligent systems, signals and systems. And has 12 awarded and pending patents in the Biometrics Identification.

Expert was responsible for the product technology roadmaps for three companies. At the telecommunications corporation's Biometrics Business Unit he led a group of the specialists, IT, Biometrics, and Systems Engineers to plan out the technology ingredient and plans for the products. He had the same responsibilities at Printrak International Inc. and Mikohn Inc.

Expert maintains core expertise in facial recognition.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: PhD Subject: Electrical and Computer Eng. Institution: The Ohio State University
Year: 2006 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Development Institution: (Undisclosed) [Corporate] University
Year: 1981 Degree: M.Sc. Subject: Electrical and Computer Eng. Institution: The Ohio State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President and Principal Consultant Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Founder and CEO
Years: 2000 to 2007 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Vice President Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Lead the acquisition of the Printrak International Inc, a public company by a U.S. multinational telecommunications company. Successful turn around of the company as the Biometrics Business Unit. Expanded the Federal Government Business, the European Operation, the Product management and Development.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert Witness on Patent infringment Case;
Expert Witness on Contract Procurment Case;
Training / Seminars
He was a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at a U.S. university between 1984 to 1992.
He has developed large number of courses, laboratories, workshops, industry training course work, in the areas of his expertise.
Vendor Selection
As the Vice President of a U.S. multinational telecommunications corporation's Biometrics Business Unit he knows every vendor in the field of Identity Management and Biometrics.
Marketing Experience
Due to his contributions to the Biometrics and Fingerprint Identification Industry, he has been recognized as a major pioneer of Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems.
He is one the few expert who knows this industry in and out.

Fields of Expertise

business, business development, business strategy, engineering management, research and development management, information technology, initial public offering, merger, international technology transfer, small business, biometrics, iris recognition, biometric forensics, facial recognition, facial recognition system, eigenvector, eigenfaces, eigenvalue, organization redesigning, proposal writing, technology innovation, technology management, technology planning, information technology engineering, automatic identification, automated fingerprint identification system, public safety, business analysis, corporate responsibility, business process management, grant writing, business valuation, market development, business startup, market positioning, globalization, entrepreneurship, business operations, trade show, international patent law, SBIR grant writing, team building, business management, technology trend, business intelligence, technology acquisition, technology search, competitive intelligence, organizational development, organizational behavior, report writing, Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, enterprise resource planning, joint venture, product information management, international marketing, product management, technology development, east-west technology transfer, chemical technology innovation, cockpit information management, corporate strategic planning, competitive analysis, electronic product technology innovation, computer software technology innovation, business re-engineering, international organization, application software, sensor fusion, DIS software, technology transfer, quality improvement, new technology business value measurement, new product development, communication, business system design, strategic planning, proposal, technology mapping, technology licensing, marketing, decision-making, legal patenting, device inventing, innovation, organization, technology, vendor, total quality management, technical writing, strategic research planning, software engineering, research management, quality engineering, project planning, project management, management decision-making, international standard, information management, executive information system, decision support system, business process re-engineering

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