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Expert in Networking, Communications, Computers, Software

Expert ID: 737943 New Jersey, USA

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Expert is a highly experienced networking, communications, computer, and software expert. Awarded 11 patents, Expert has expertise in a broad array of critical technologies including Wi-Fi, Cellular Communications, Networking, Cloud Computing, and Web Services. Expert has diverse software coding experience.

Expert is also a published author with higher education degrees including MSCS, BSEE, & BSCoE from Washington University in St. Louis.

Expert's technical expertise include:
3GPP and 3GPP2 families of cellular mobile broadband radio access and core network standards, small cells, femtocell, inter-technology handover and roaming; IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi, mesh, infrastructure), 802.3 (Ethernet), 802.15 (WiMAX), 802.16 (WPAN) families of standards; Internet standards and protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, GRE, etc.; Internet-of-Things (IoT), M2M, LoRa, LoRaWAN, LTE Cat-M, NB-IoT; Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint (for Wi-Fi); IPsec, IKEv2, L2/L3 tunneling, NAT/NAPT (firewall); SAML, SAMLv2 federation; oAuth, oAuth 2.0 authentication; RADIUS, DIAMETER; Broadband Forum TR-69 and IETF SNMP families of standards for network and device management; Network Function Virtualization (NFV); Software Defined Networking (SDN); Self-Organizing Network and Self-Optimizing Network (SON); Web Services, REST/JSON API design & implementation; Cloud computing, Amazon Web Services (AWS); Big Data, Avro, Parquet; Plastic Optical Fiber (POF), Optical Networking; Object-Oriented Design and Programming, Design Patterns (software); Go Lang, C, C++, Perl, LabVIEW, BASIC, Pascal, Unix shell scripting languages; HTML, CSS, web design & development, web hosting, JavaScript, CGI Programming; Operating systems (RTOS, various Unix/Linux variants, iOS, Android, etc.); Quality of Service (QoS), Fair Scheduling, Fair Queueing; Interconnection networks and switching fabrics for parallel computers, network switches, and routers.

Examples of completed consulting engagements below:
Comcast:
• Wireless business, product, and technology strategy development for Comcast’s entrance to the wireless communications service provider market. Developed long term network and system architecture roadmap for Comcast’s wireless communications services platform
• Strategically evaluated new technologies and new products for efficacy against longer ranged business, architectural, and technological objectives
• Standards research and development and trade groups engagements. Engaged LoRa Alliance, CableLabs, Wi-Fi Alliance, Small Cell Forum, and WiMAX Forum representing Comcast’s interests
• Network and system architecture efforts that contributed to Comcast’s eventual XfinityWiFi platform
• Developed roaming and federation system architecture as it relates to partnering with other cable operators and wireless providers (MSOs and MNOs) to provide services – e.g., on matters of cross technology inter-op, cross service provider tunneling and inter-op, cross provider billing, cross provider and cross radio access technology service handoffs, resulted in the Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint standard
• Conceived architecture options and corresponding roadmaps, presented architecture options and roadmaps to senior management (Senior VP and VP levels) and to leaders of different internal organizations, with analyses on benefits, costs, and trade-offs for different architecture options and roadmaps
• Worked with Comcast’s management to drive consensus and secure buy-ins from different internal organizations for technology and architecture roadmaps
• Designed, planned, and choreographed demonstrations of new technologies and new products with partnering suppliers. Presented such demonstrations to senior management and leaders from different internal organizations to help them understand how the new technologies or new products would fit into the company’s longer term strategic vision

*Extensive list, available upon request.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1999 Degree: MSCS Subject: Computer Science Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
Year: 1997 Degree: BSEE Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
Year: 1997 Degree: BSCoE Subject: Computer Engineering Institution: Washington University in St. Louis
Year: 1997 Degree: BA Subject: Computer Science Institution: College of Wooster

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President and Consultant Department:
Responsibilities:
Provides Strategic Consulting, Business Consulting, Standards Consulting, System Architecture and Technology Consulting services to research, develop, and commercialize innovative wireless communications and networking technologies, as well as Expert Witness services in patent, intellectual property, and other legal cases concerning Networking & Communications, Wi-Fi, Cellular Technologies, Cloud Computing, and Web Services.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to 2007 Employer: Airvana, Inc. Title: Consulting Engineer Department: Engineering
Responsibilities:
Wireless communications network and system architect, telecommunications standards and software engineering research and development.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2000 Employer: Lucent Technologies Title: Software Engineer Department: Engineering - Core Switching Division
Responsibilities:
Network switching equipment software research and development.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 2008, Senior Member
Professional Appointments
Philadelphia IEEE Consultant Network, Vice Chair
Publications and Patents Summary
11 patents to date, 8 publications, 6 public presentations/talks.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Functionally Native
Chinese Mandarin Functionally Native
Cantonese Fluent
Taiwanese Fluent

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