Textiles Expert Witness Oakland 535547

Expertise Description

I have over three decades experience in textile materials with expertise in first intergradation e-textiles 1999, the concept to the commercialization of new textile designs & material composites, CAD/CAM, raw materials sciences, yarn development, fabric manufacturing & finishing, garment development (size-fit-make), quality testing & analysis, international sourcing, laser cutting, no-sew methods, plasma coating, laminating/bonding and highly engineered 3-D knit shaped materials to reduce weight, waste and post manufacturing handling. I am offering my services as a textile materials expert witness.

Fashion Industry/Textiles Expert Witness Mill Valley 535479

Expertise Description

With more than three decades of experience in the fashion industry, I have expertise in design and utility patent and trademark litigation, footwear industry, strategic product development, merchandising, sourcing and cost negotiation. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 5 years as a fashion industry expert witness.

Business & Technology Expert 529223 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the management, development, implementation, marketing and operation of computer based information systems for the financial services industry. I specialize in management consulting providing business planning services, aligning information technology to business objectives as well as identifying opportunities to use information technology as a competitive resource to clients. I employ business information planning methodology, and selected consulting services to improve organizational effectiveness, business and technical processes, and the effectiveness of information management resources. I have spent over 20 years providing consultations and deposition as a business technology expert witness.

Furniture Industry Expert 460171 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in all areas of the furniture industry including marketing, product design and development, new product launch, catalogs and price lists, costing, domestic and overseas sourcing, private label manufacturing, purchasing, supplier negotiations, sales, customer service, trade shows, and fabric programs. I have visited and/or evaluated over 100 furniture factories and component suppliers located throughout the U.S., Canada, Italy, Spain, Eastern Europe. I have spent over 15 years as a furniture industry expert witness and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Hospitality Expert 515337 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience within the Hospitality industry. My firm provides management advisory services and specializes in operations best practices, financial controls and reports, menu strategies and creation, management and employee development, safety and sanitation education, design and development of training materials, multi‐unit operations management. I also have experience in P&L analysis, forecasting and budget development, profit retention, kitchen layout, recipe development and costing, trouble shooting, project planning and systems development, risk management and inventory control, effective purchasing practices, vendor sourcing and negotiations, sales and product analysis, marketing strategies, and human resource management. I have prior expert witness experience.

Supply Chain Management Expert 514038 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience teaching, researching and leading in graduate and undergraduate business programs. I spent 21 years on the faculty at a school of business. The past 7 years I have been Dean of the School of Business Administration at a university. Over this time, I have taught MBA students and executives, and I have consulted with numerous companies, large and small. My consulting work has focused on operations management, operations strategy, inventory management, low cost country sourcing, global supply chain management, and China strategies. I have served on the boards of several private companies and nonprofits. And I have served as an expert witness on inventory, production, supply chain, and sourcing issues for both plaintiff and defense. These cases involved intellectual property issues and securities issues. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience.

Global Manufacturing Expert 500576 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in due diligence (investments), global electronics manufacturing of medical, automotive electronics, communications equipment, and other advanced technology products. Since 1999, I have worked as an independent consultant to major corporations on key issues related to electronic manufacturing services (EMS). I offer my clients an uncommon set of experience and skills – broad industry knowledge; world-class research and analysis, contract preparation, creative and persuasive report writing, all needed for successful results in complex litigation projects. I have experience with PCBA/SMT production, supply chain management, cost reduction, new product introduction (NPI), contract negotiation, business consulting, and have provided important first-hand foundational understanding of outsourcing risks and opportunities. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Manufacturing Business Expert 500684 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in leading highly autonomous technology development, manufacturing, and sales organizations. I have been involved in creating defensible intellectual property positions with supplier, distributor and customer contracts as well as appropriate HR policies in both the US and key Asian and European territories. I have worked producing industrial process measurement and control equipment based on x-ray, nuclear and optical technologies. I have held progressive positions in product sales, cost reduction, start-up operations, new business, engineering, business consulting, product design and cost controls with different US and British entities. My track record includes significantly increasing sales volumes, penetrating competitive markets and supporting the production of cutting-edge semiconductor products. My expertise includes target marketing, team formation, technical research, and customer satisfaction.

Garment Fashion Industry Expert 365046 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in the Garment industry. My expertise includes fashion design, factory production, domestic and offshore, operations, international production, textiles technology, importing, costing, product development, retail / sales, visual merchandising, and production strategy. My consultations consisted of sourcing and manufacturing logistics. I also have experience in apparel production and quality assessment. I have prior expert witness experience.

Supply Chain Manufacturing Expert 318707

Expertise Description

I am a Chinese manufacturing expert with 30 years of experience in global supply chain management. I am a best-selling author of five books on supply chain. I have consulted with global and domestic clients on forecasting, procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, distribution channels, and import/export. I have worked for extended periods in Asia and Europe. I also have many years of ERP software implementation and consulting experience. I have over 10 years of experience as a Expert Witness including testifying experience.