Expertise DescriptionI have over 25 years experience in the computer and data storage industries working in the Silicon Valley as both an engineer and technical manager. I am knowledgeable in the design, development, and analysis of electronics, firmware / software, communications equipment, and computer control systems. I have extensive experience in Hard Disk Drives, Data Storage Systems, and related technologies. I have working knowledge of MEMS based systems and sensors, as well as high volume, high yield manufacturing (DFx). I have technical development and management expertise, including strategic planning and product life management. I have intellectual property management, patent validity and infringement investigation experience. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include technical and business development services, specializing in electronic systems for data storage, MEMS, consumer products and electric power / energy; managing all engineering work at a joint development program; managing technology transfers and pre-development projects in the Advanced Technology Group; serving as Director for two development teams comprising more than 100 engineers and extended teams from manufacturing, process engineering, materials, and marketing.
|M.S.E.E.||Santa Clara University|
|B.S.E.E.||San Jose State University|
|Professional Electrical Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases