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Expert in Digital Media Technologies, Digital Copyright, Media Business, and Intellectual Property

Expert ID: 733105 New York, USA

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Expert has deep familiarity with digital media technologies including audio (music), video, text, and still image. He has built systems for managing and distributing digital media. He has consulted on market strategy to many vendors of different digital media technologies; he has also consulted to a range of media companies and content distributors on business and technology strategy related to digital content creation, management, production, and distribution. He has served as an expert in several litigations concerning digital media technologies such as digital music and streaming video. Expert has served as a technology executive at two major media companies.

Expert is one of the world's foremost independent authorities on technological issues related to copyright in the digital age. He has written a book on on digital rights management (DRM) as well as several book chapters, whitepapers, articles, etc. and related technologies such as watermarking, content recognition, anti-piracy technologies, etc. He has consulted to many of the vendors in the market as well as to media companies on copyright management issues. He has appeared as an expert witness in several litigations related to digital copyright technologies, and he has advised public policy and regulatory bodies on three continents about digital copyright issues.

Expert has served as an expert witness in several copyright, patent, and other litigations related to digital media, digital copyright, and related matters. He has acted behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in federal litigations. He has testified in federal court and before the Copyright Royalty Board, and has authored dozens of expert reports. He has also acted in patent matters such as IPR and ex parte reexamination.

Expert has been Founder and President of a strategy consultancy for over 15 years.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: MS Subject: Computer and Information Science Institution: University of Massachusetts
Year: 1983 Degree: BSE Subject: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Institution: Princeton University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Founder amd president of boutique strategy consultancy with clients spanning three continents.
Years: 1999 to 2000 Employer: Fathom Knowledge Network Title: VP & CTO Department: Responsibilities: CTO of e-learning venture backed by Columbia University, London School of Economics, and other
institutions. Fathom.com was an adult continuing education site that featured content from Columbia, LSE, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, and other top institutions and academic publishers, and enabled users to enroll in online courses from several dozen major universities.
Years: 1999 to 1999 Employer: McGraw-Hill Title: VP Technology & New Media Department: Information & Media Services Responsibilities: CIO for vertical market publishing group. Chief architect of AviationNow.com, information portal for aviation industry. Responsible for front and back office IT, managed staff of 30.
Years: 1997 to 1999 Employer: Sun Microsystems Title: Market Development Manager Department: Computer Systems Responsibilities: Market strategy and business development for media & publishing industries. Developed strategic
partnerships, led sales development initiatives, executed marketing plans.
Years: 1996 to 1997 Employer: Sun Microsystems Title: Enterprise IT Architect Department: Computer Systems Responsibilities: Pre-sales strategy consultant to major customers in media/publishing industry.
Years: 1994 to 1996 Employer: Times Mirror Co. Title: Director, Publishing Systems Department: Responsibilities: Corporate technology project director on CIO's staff. Launched and/or managed series of content
management/digital asset management development projects with budgets to 8 figures. Represented company on technology standards initiative for online copyright protection. Did technical due diligence on investment & acquisition candidates.
Years: 1992 to 1994 Employer: Moody's Investors Service Title: R&D Manager Department: Corporate Ratings Responsibilities: Investigated advanced technologies for potential adoption, including Expert Systems (rule processing
engines) for corporate billing application; automated software testing tools; and groupware (Lotus Notes). Collaborated with marketing dept. on strategy for pre-Internet electronic publishing of Moody's corporate credit reports using Notes and PDF; built prototype and led effort to build production systems. Led crossdivisional team that rolled out Lotus Notes company-wide.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has served as an expert witness in several copyright, patent, and other litigations related to digital media, digital copyright, and related matters. He has acted behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in federal litigations. He has testified in federal court and before the Copyright Royalty Board, and has authored dozens of expert reports. He has also acted in patent matters such as IPR and ex parte reexamination.
Training / Seminars
Digital rights management, digital copyright, content management, Digital Disruption of the Book Publishing Business (guest lecture at Carnegie-Mellon Univ.), Dispatches from the Copyright Wars (guest lecture at Rutgers Law School).
Vendor Selection
Digital rights management, digital copyright, content management, watermarking, fingerprinting, editorial systems, streaming media solutions, computer aided indexing, file transfer utilities
Marketing Experience
Marketing strategy for technology vendors, collateral, whitepapers, event marketing, event production, demo centers

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Proficient
French Basic

Fields of Expertise

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