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Expert in Wireless Communication, Ebusiness, Web Hosting, Telecommunications

Expert ID: 108275 Massachusetts, USA

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For vendors and investors, Expert consults on telecommunications business opportunities, markets, competition, and products. He interviews recent and prospective purchasers to determine demand drivers and market segment requirements. His strategy studies enable him to provide strategy to gain competitive advantage; advice concerning market entry and prospects for success; projections of likely customer response to new products or services launched; guidance for product or service design (features and pricing); and guidance on strategic partners.



Expert consults on the internet, web hosting, ecommerce, cellular, paging, voice mail, wireless data communications, network management systems, packet networks, AIN, POS/OLTP, multimedia, video-conferencing, high speed switched data services, switched digital services, T1 networks, SMDSs, frame relay, ATM, VSATs, LANs, wireless LANs, and ISDN.

Expert has given presentations on topics such as network management, telecommunications technology and management, and the use of voice response.



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His research forecasted the Consumer ISP market including revenues and accounts for 2006 to 2010. We interviewed key vendors (e.g., Verizon, BellSouth, and Earthlink) and identified the forces impacting the transition of the consumer market to mostly broadband.He researched real-time enterprise communications software products for applications such as voice, data, video, email, instant messaging and related firewalls load balancing, and security.He researched a leading cable company’s telecommunications offerings to businesses including progress, key technology, and future directions. This report described how the cable industry is positioning itself to support enterprises with national footprints for voice, data, and video services and to offer advantages over traditional carriers.He researched IP VPN deployment for an international network. A well-known networking technology vendor had a positive experience with outsourcing its worldwide data network to an IP VPN supplier. The benefits achieved included: one management interface; provider incentives to deliver customer-set SLAs for different network services; partial network resiliency against outages; and easier management of adding and removing network locations in a network with numerous local ISPs.He resrearched a major Hospital that deployed VOIP. The hospital had a good initial experience with its hosted-VOIP solution from Level 3 Communications (Level 3) using Cisco IP telephones. The hosted-VOIP solution offered a uniform dial plan, cost savings, easier management and attractive value-added features for multi-location organizations seeking to centralize some services and thereby reduce the cost of functions formerly performed at local offices.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Brockton, Massachusetts - New Bedford, Massachusetts - Hartford, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1964 Degree: S.M. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Year: 1963 Degree: B.E.E. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1990 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1983 to 1990 Employer: Arthur D. Little, Inc. Title: Senior Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1971 to 1983 Employer: Transportation Systems Center Title: Manager Department: Consulting Unit Responsibilities:
Years: 1965 to 1971 Employer: The Mitre Corporation Title: Systems Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1964 to 1965 Employer: Bell Laboratories Title: Network Designer Department: Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Europe Summary: Expert has provided web hosting and e-business in Europe. He validated an e-business -web hosting platform product plan and interviewed leading e-business system integrators and e-business software vendors on the state of development of e-business in Europe. He also analyzed e-business cultural differences by country and region; managed web hosting business opportunities in Europe, such as support for 3G, the most important e-business applications; and the importance of timely provisioning of web hosting platforms, e-business applications, and acceptable pricing.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert was hired by an attorney as an expert witness in a case that involving a dispute between two partners in with a telecom reseller business. The expertise of interest was telecommunications industry trends in the 2002 to 2005 period of the wired and wireless carrier industries.

Expert has experience on Prior Art Research on Telecommunications to Support Patent Litigation. Researched Prior Art in numerous telecommunications patent disputes including: Voice over packer networks, video surveillance systems using IP networks, voicesecure telephones, TDMA wireless systems, internet circuit connections, database-oriented payment telephone systems, services satellite constellations, satellite cell hand-off, spectral shaping modems, interactive voice response, modem filtering, mobile terminal -to- satellite communications links, telephone billing systems, Intelligent Network systems, IS-95 standards, automatic initialization, and call routing.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of all types of networking services and products, including cellular, paging, voice mail, wireless data communications, PCS, network management systems, packet networks, AIN, POS/OLTP, multimedia, video-conferencing, high speed switched data services, switched digital services, Internet, remote access, firewalls, T1 networks, SMDs, frame relay, ATM, VSATs, LANs, wireless LANs, and ISDN.

He has access to a large network of associates who consult on telecommunications and information systems for assistance in vendor location.
Marketing Experience
Expert has performed research on Internet Search Products for Online Stores and Enterprises, Real-Time Communications Software Products, Database Audit Systems, The Consumer ISP Market For 2006 To 2010, Human Resource Software, IP VPN Deployment of International Network, VOIP Deployment for Hospital, and a Leading Cable Company’s Telecommunications Offering to Enterprises.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has knowledge of U.S. telecom infrastructure reliability. He profiled the U.S. telecommunications infrastructure including telephone networks, advanced intelligent networks, cellular, PCS, cable television, and satellite systems and evaluated network reliability issues arising from cable cuts and future network interconnection.

Fields of Expertise

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