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Expert in Automotive Safety Technology, ADAS, Vehicle Communications and Data Analytics

Expert ID: 733746 California, USA

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Expert on advanced driver assistance systems and led the industry in the development of several key technologies for modern vehicle safety systems. Since 1992, he has worked for vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and start-ups, including founding several industry consortia and leading relationships between government and industry. He has worked on many applications including navigation, diagnostics, traffic detection and management, driver information systems, driver assistance systems, vehicle automation, and vehicle data analytics. He was instrumental in adapting positioning technology for the automotive market and a leader in the development of automotive communications and connected vehicle applications, as well as large scale processing of vehicle data and the development of high-definition maps to support automotive safety and self driving applications.

Expert has developed automotive applications with all vehicle sensing technologies, including radar, cameras and Lidar. He has worked with the industry and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) on metrics for evaluation and regulation of vehicle safety applications. He has also worked with public sector organizations on the deployment of communications and information technologies to support transportation safety and efficiency.

Expert has been certified in the use of CodeSuite software to detect software copying and copyright infringement.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: BA Subject: Physics Institution: Princeton University
Year: 1982 Degree: PhD (Sought) Subject: Physics Institution: University of California, San Diego

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2013 to 2016 Employer: Vehicle Data Science Corp. Title: CEO Department: Responsibilities: Provide high integrity maps to the automotive industry. Responsible for all strategic decisions, algorithm development, and fundraising.
Operationalized several big data analytics algorithms.
Developed and obtained funding from the National Science Foundation, Department of Transportation, and both vehicle manufacturers and insurance companies.
Years: 2008 to 2011 Employer: TomTom BV Title: Dir. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Department: Program & Product Management Responsibilities: Was responsible for the definition, development and production of map content to support new vehicle applications.
Years: 1996 to 2008 Employer: DaimlerChrysler Research & Technology Title: VP Department: Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategy and Programs Responsibilities: Was responsible for multiple programs developing technology, suppliers and ecosystems to enable advanced safety systems. He worked with many national and international industrial partners leading the development of communications and mapping technologies, and their acceptance by regulatory agencies.
Years: 1986 to 1996 Employer: TRW Title: Sr. Systems Engineer Department: Advanced Technology Responsibilities: Led development of navigation, communications, and collision notification systems for TRW's automotive group. He was also developed traffic management systems, open source data analysis systems (machine learning) and satellite tracking systems.
Years: 1983 to 1986 Employer: GTE Government Systems Title: Systems Engineeer Department: Reconaisance Systems Responsibilities: Developed and operated Over-The-Horizon radar technology and various satellite and missile telemetry systems.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2017 to Present Country / Region: Australia Summary: Working on a patent and copyright case in Australian courts.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute of Navigation (ION).
Chair of Ground Vehicle working group ca.
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Senior Member.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Member.
Intelligent Transportation Systems of California (ITS-CA) Board Member
Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Consortium (VIIC)- Founding Board Member
Collision Avoidance Metrics Partnership (CAMP) management team
Licenses / Certifications
CodeSuite Certification. This certification is for the use of software tools to detect software copying and copyright infringement in software.
Professional Appointments
US DoT Standards Advisory Council, 2003-2005.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
ExpertWilson has been retained on over 12 patent related matters, generally on the defendants side, but four on the patent owner's. He has written over 15 IPRs and several validity and infringement reports, and been deposed three times. His primary client base is automotive manufacturers.
He has done consulting on patent and copyright infringement of software.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Conversational
English Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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