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Expert in Software/Hardware Engineering (Specializing in Mobile and Online Technologies)

Expert ID: 736008 California, USA

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Overview: Expert Witness with 35+ yrs software development experience on dozens of devices with strong emphasis in mobile and online technologies.

I have over 35 years in diverse fields of engineering including: Aerospace, Consumer Electronics, Online Services, Software Development, and Management. I typically work on the most advanced technologies as they become available and become an early adopter of these technologies.

Today I focus on three areas: Mobile Application Development, Online Business Listing Services, and software development. And, because of my broad range of experience over many years, I also consult as a patient investigator and an expert witness.

Aside from my technology experience, I am also a musician and have an active social life. This is a unique blend has helped me understand consumers needs which has enabled me to sell over a million dollars worth of mobile applications.

My latest endeavor is providing ocean tide predictions to developers all around the world through a subscription based online service. The software I have developed for this service analyzes satellite data, ground station data, and various other sources in order to provide tidal predictions for thousands of locations around the world. This service currently responds to over 30 million predictions requests per year and is growing fast.

Specialties include: Product development, user interface design, graphics, server architecture, iOS/Android software, game design, synchronization, compression, file streaming, website optimization, search engine optimization, content management, security, encryption, location based services, scalability, reliability, monitoring, testing, Objective C, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, php, I18N, MSSql, MySql, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX. I also have extensive experience in embedded software and electrical design.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, CA - Santa Ana, CA

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: BS Subject: Engineering Institution: University of California Irvine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Expert Witness in technology related cases (text messaging, patent infringement, source code analysis, web server access). Software Development for Mobile, Server, and Desktops. Over $1 million in sales on iOS. Hosted over 100 business websites with custom Content Management System. Operate a few professional listing services for personal trainers and Hollywood vendors. Operate online data service for tide predictions. Consulted for a few businesses in sailing, sports, and other industries.

Developed dozens of mobile applications totaling over $1,000,000 in sales. Currently offering apps for iOS, Android, and Garmin mobile devices.


Developed 3D video game editor which sold in computer stores. Developed optimized 3D graphic engine with texture mapping and shading.
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Provides free profiles for Personal Trainers in the USA to help advertise their business. The website is fast and easy to use and ranks #1 in google for many cities across the US.
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Vector Mobile Title: Chief Technical Officer Department: Responsibilities: Designed the architecture and implemented the software for various web based programs including, ringtone sites, and reverse auction sites. I managed all technical and was heavily involved in all business aspects the company.

Vector Mobile is helping leading brands, content providers, and traditional agencies capture the benefits of new mobile messaging technologies, like SMS and MMS, through mobile games, sweepstakes, contests, live voting, text-to-TV interactivity, short message codes, WAP site development, and live event response. Involved patent investigations for mobile auctions, custom wallpapers, and alert systems.
Years: 1997 to 2005 Employer: AOL Title: System Architect Department: Advanced Development Responsibilities: Software Development for Mobile, Server, and Desktops. Projects included AOL for Palm™, AOL for Blackberry (aka AOL Mobile Communicator™), You've Got Pictures™, AOL Instant Messaging™, 2D Vector Engine, and Image Compression (*.ART).
Years: 1991 to 1997 Employer: B/E Aerospace Title: Hardware/Software Engineer Department: In-Flight-Entertainment Responsibilities: Embedded software, electronic design, project management.

Airline Entertainment Systems video systems. Embedded software and server software.
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: Aamotron Inc Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Electrical machine maintenance, computerizing machinery, and establishing a Military Specification Quality Control system required for government subcontracting work.
Years: 1988 to 1990 Employer: Ford Aerospace Title: Engineer Department: Air-to-Air Missile Systems Responsibilities: Primary duties involved computer simulation testing and analysis of the sidewinder Air-to-Air missile system. Also traveled to Egypt to support missile testing team.
Years: 1986 to 1987 Employer: Martin Marietta Aerospace Title: Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Analyzed advanced high frequency communication and radar technologies. Developed electronics for testing pyrotechnics unit that went on the Venus Radar Mapper satellite.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Source Code Analysis (ongoing)
Forensic Analysis Respondent (2016)
Forensic Analysis: Court appearance

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