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Expert in Computer and cellphone Forensics, Eavesdropping Detection, Fiber Optics, Optical Sensors

Expert ID: 108128 Washington, USA

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1. COMPUTER FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS; COMPUTER CRIME Expert's company (see eSleuth.com) provides computer and cellphone examinations for criminal and civil cases. He has testified in federal and state courts in matters that range from homicide to embezzlement. Expert has been recognized by the ISSA as a Distinguished Fellow, is a registered professional engineer in several states, a board member of the Puget Sound chapter of ISSA, a lifetime member of IEEE. He is a former board member and honorary lifetime member of the Computer Technology. Testimony in courtrooms and deposition includes:

2000 King County Superior Court, murder
2002 King County Superior court, assault with firearm
2003 US District Court in Western Washington, civil suit for eavesdropping,
2004 US District Court in Boston, conspiracy and bribery trial of 8 employees of TAP Pharmaceutical Products
2005 King County Superior Court, embezzlement
2006 King County Superior court, murder trial
2018 King County District court, no contact order hearing
2018 US District Court, Tacoma, deposition in homicide

In the following cases I did not testify because after my investigation was received, all plead guilty.

2001 King County Superior Court, computer intrusion
2002 King County Superior Court, embezzlement of 3.7 million
2003 US District, trial of Eric Barnes for illegal firearms sales
2003 King County Superior Court, theft of software
2004 US District Court in Los Angeles, trial for hacking computer systems
2014 Yakima County Superior Court, trial for damaging public records and theft

In the following case my computer forensic investigation was duplicated by police investigators with theirs being presented at trial.

2015 King County Superior Court, murder trial

2. EAVESDROPPING COUNTERMEASURES; SECURITY SYSTEMS. Expert is experienced in the detection of hidden radio transmitters, telephone taps, and other eavesdropping equipment used to spy on corporations and individuals. His company provides most of the inspections for bugs and taps in Pacific Northwest boardrooms. This work involves expertise in technical aspects of security.


3. FIBER OPTICS; FIBER OPTIC SENSOR; OPTICAL SENSOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. has expertise in designing fiber optical sensors for industrial, medical, and military systems. He has designed sensor systems and managed the contracts for developing fiber optic acoustic sensors and sensors for aerospace applications. He has been on technical committees of OFS and SPIE for international fiber optical symposia. He is a SPIE Fellow, the author of over 60 papers and reports and five book chapters on fiber optic sensors. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Fiber and Intergrated optics. He holds 10 U.S. patents, most related to fiber sensors. He has also managed sales of fiber optic sensor products.

Computer forensic investigations of cellphones and computers for attorneys in civil and criminal cases, testimony in depositions and trials, advising on technical matters in the caseInspecting executive areas of companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 500 -- to locate electronic eavesdropping threatsInvestigation of computer forensic matters for companies that have embezzlement issuesConsulting on fiber optic sensor design

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington - Tacoma, Washington - Bellevue, Washington - Everett, Washington - Federal Way, Washington - Kent, Washington - Bellingham, Washington - Lakewood, Washington - Renton, Washington

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Washington
Year: 1964 Degree: B.S. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Washington

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1992 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Lead forensic, eavesdropping detection and engineering development projects.
Years: 1983 to 1993 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Director R&D, then General Manager Department: MetriCor Division Responsibilities: Development and marketing sensors for industrial and medical applications
Years: 1978 to 1983 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Group Leader Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Development of fiber optic sensors for military applications
Years: 1969 to 1978 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Graduate student, then Research Faculty Department: Department of Electrical Engineering Responsibilities: Research in optical sensors for medical applications
Years: 1964 to 1969 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Naval Aviator Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Combat aircrew

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to Present Country / Region: France, China, Japan, England, Italy, Germany, and Ecuador Summary: Has been a division General Manager for a French company and has traveled on business to the countries listed.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ISSA ASIS, IEEE, SPIE, CTIN, and ATAP
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Mechanical and Electrical Engineer in several states. Certified Protection Professional by the American Society for Industrial Security.
Certified Information Security Systems Professional and holds certifications from SANS GIAC
Professional Appointments
Expert is a past Chapter President of the IEEE and OSA. He served on the board of Computer Technology Investigators Network, Information Systems Security Association (Puget Sound Chapter), Pacific Northwest Association of Investigators.
Awards / Recognition
Expert is a former NSF Fellow and a Fellow of SPIE. He received IEEE Professional Achievement Award. He is a Distinguished fellow of ISSA.
Publications and Patents Summary
He holds 10 U.S. patents and has 60 technical publications.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
2000 King County Superior Court, murder
2002 King County Superior court, assault with firearm
2003 US District Court in Western Washington, civil suit for eavesdropping,
2004 US District Court in Boston, conspiracy and bribery trial of 8 employees of TAP Pharmaceutical Products
2005 King County Superior Court, embezzlement
2006 King County Superior court, murder trial
2018 King County District court, no contact order hearing
2018 US District Court, Tacoma, deposition in homicide

In the following cases I did not testify because after my investigation was received, all plead guilty.

2001 King County Superior Court, computer intrusion
2002 King County Superior Court, embezzlement of 3.7 million
2003 US District, trial of Eric Barnes for illegal firearms sales
2003 King County Superior Court, theft of software
2004 US District Court in Los Angeles, trial for hacking computer systems
2014 Yakima County Superior Court, trial for damaging public records and theft

In the following case my computer forensic investigation was duplicated by police investigators with theirs being presented at trial.

2015 King County Superior Court, murder trial
Other Relevant Experience
Expert was on the small team that developed the first 401(k) retirement plan in the U.S. (for 100,000 Honeywell, Inc. employees).

Fields of Expertise

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