Cloud computing expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience and expertise in computer science, software development, cloud storage, big data, networking, or computer security. With a concern by some experts on privacy, cyber security and computer forensics expertise is also in demand. In a high-profile case, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Cloud computing is used to describe on-demand services and data over the Internet – all saved remotely in a database. Cloud storage is an emerging technology area with ongoing research and a highly competitive landscape, and cloud patent lawsuits are expected to rise. Representative cloud computing matters that have required expert witness services have involved legal issues pertaining to:
Litigation support and digital forensic investigations in the cloud computing world have unique challenges, due to the use of remote storage and virtualization technologies. Litigation support by a cloud computing expert witness could include the review of underlying technology, expert report preparation, expert opinion, and expert testimony in the courtroom.
Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by law firms to locate expert witnesses that can support cloud computing matters. Leading law firms rely on the firm to provide candidates with the right balance of technical expertise and testimony experience.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Cloud Computing experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Cloud Computing landscape.
This expert holds a Ph.D. in Physics and is a systems, signals and algorithms consultant to industry and legal professionals, and has many years of experience in video, imaging, modeling, simulation, and systems analysis, design, development and testing. Prior to running a successful consultancy, this expert gained experience on automated digital photogrammetry and raster/vector integration of maps with imagery at street-level, military and satellite resolution. This expert developed digital image processing algorithms to improve image and stereo-matching quality for a digital terrain modeling system based on satellite data. This expert has also developed software and algorithms for affine transformation, edge filtering, kriging interpolation and image stereo matching with sub-pixel acuity. This expert has worked on automated photogrammetric adjustment methods based on pitch, roll and yaw angles, as well coordinate determination based on codeless GPS. This expert continued working on integration of detailed maps with military imagery, developing quadtree database technology for a Combat Information Processor. This expert developed a three-axis spacecraft attitude determination system that provided solutions for pitch, roll and yaw expressed as quaternions, updated via gyroscopes and other sensors. Further, this expert developed calibration algorithms for a 3D laser scanner with street-level ranging based on point cloud technology, and also developed a nine-camera video surveillance system based on wavelet hardware. This expert has experience with video and still imagery includes research & development and publication of low latency encoder/decoder algorithms for MPEG and DICOM imagery. As a Registered Patent Agent, this expert is often called upon to serve as an expert consultant to provide technical analysis related to patent infringement, patent validity and the research tax credit.
This expert is both an Independent Consultant and Expert Witness, as well as an Associate Professor of Engineering Practice. As part of this expert's academic responsibilities, this expert teaches courses on Internet of Things (IoT), Computer Networks, System-on-Chip, Special topics: Software Design and Optimization for Electrical Engineers, and System Verification where the focus is on various algorithms that directly relate to mobile transactions and the security issues associated with them. This expert also performs research on various security and safety aspects of systems, including those in IoT, cloud and data centers. Several of this expert's publications are related to security, verification and optimization of mobile/cloud/data center systems. This expert has been involved in several patent litigation matters related to cloud computing, mobile systems, edge computing, and secure software licensing transactions. This expert has given deposition testimony but has not yet testified at trial. This expert is well published and has presented at industry conferences.
This expert is an internationally recognized Information and Communications Technology (ICT) architect with expertise in designing and deploying enterprise-class solutions in a wide range of technologies and business sectors. This expert's extensive experience spans industry, U.S. Government, and academia environments. This expert is also a practicing security and privacy professional, who has specialized in data protection and storage security, where this expert is recognized as one of the top experts in the world.
This expert is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and been active with the Section of Science and Technology Law (SciTech). In addition to speaking and publishing on behalf of the ABA, this expert has served in several SciTech leadership roles. This expert is also actively involved in the ABA's Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute and the Artificial Intelligence National Institute.
Additionally, this expert has actively contributed to the efforts and projects of key ICT-based standards development organizations and industry associations as part of a focus on advancing the state of various technologies. This expert's passion for technology has been recognized in the form of awards and leadership positions in organization such as ISO/IEC, the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS), the IEEE Computer Society, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). This expert is or has served in an editorship role on the following international standards projects: ISO/IEC 22123 (Cloud computing -- Concepts and terminology), ISO/IEC 27031 (ICT readiness for business continuity), ISO/IEC 27050 (Electronic discovery), ISO/IEC 27040 (Storage security), ISO/IEC PAS 16248 (TLS for Storage Systems), Rec. ITU-T 3500 | ISO/IEC 17788 (Cloud computing -- Overview and vocabulary), and IEEE 1619-2018 (XTS-AES).
This expert possesses a unique set of professional credentials that include the (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, and ISSEP certifications as well as the ISACA CISA, IAPP CIPT, and CSA CCSK certifications.
This expert is a world-renowned researcher who has extensive research, technical, managerial, and Intellectual Property/patent expertise in the areas of telecommunications, networking, broadband, MetroEthernet, SONET/SDH/OTN Internet, VoIP, wireless, video, multimedia, MPLS, IPv6, e-commerce, and IoT/M2M for both carrier networks and enterprise networks. This expert's specialties include analysis, design, implementation, operation, and advocacy of new network technologies, particularly with an emphasis on packet technologies and the Internet Protocol (IP) for traditional and broadband applications such as:
Voice over IP (VoIP); Video Over IP (e.g., IPTV, specifically, entertainment quality digital TV, video distribution over satellite/DTH, High Throughput Satellites [HTSs], multimedia; wireless connectivity (including Wi-Fi, wireless sensor networks, and communication/DTH/HTS satellites); security; intranet; Internet/intranet architecture and QoS; IoT/M2M; LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet; and the underlying high-capacity network infrastructure to support these applications along with the call control signaling logic (SS7/Q.931/Q.2931/Q.933) and Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) services. Packet systems include X.25/NCP, IPv4, Frame Relay (FR), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), and IPv6. This expert has also done work in cloud services (Cisco UCS) and IoT/M2M, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, and e-health.
This expert has many years of hands-on ATM/SONET/MetroEthernet/OTN experience. In addition to numerous papers and conference presentations, this expert has written several books on LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet, MPLS, Internet Services Cloud services, and IoT/M2M.
This expert has over 200 published patents as well as 35 patent applications cite this expert's work. Additionally, 5000+ academic researchers cite this expert's work in their publications, according to Google Scholar. This expert has taught IT and Telecommunications courses. This expert has appeared in industry conferences as well a radio and TV technology programs.
This expert has been called upon to undertake infringement/non-infringement analysis (with resulting depositions and testimony) in the area of packet video/IPTV, packet voice/VoIP, imaging (scanned checks), IoT, and wireless.
This expert is a career security consultant in both traditional and electronic security. When with a national bank, this expert worked specifically on ATM fraud and technical cases (which did not go all the way to court). This expert authored a bank security reference guide and was a primary security consultant with a major manufacture of ATMs. This expert is an expert in ATM security best practices and has been a member of the U.S. State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), United States Justice Department's Judicial Security Advisory Council and Cloud Security Alliance.
This expert is an expert in backup/restore technology, network technology, virtualization technology, security and cloud storage. At a well-known software company, this expert spent time on the patent filter committee where this expert analyzed thousands of invention disclosures related to security and storage. This expert has worked on 19 different Inter Partes Reviews, and 11 intellectual property cases. In one case, this expert was the prime consulting expert and wrote all of the initial versions of the technical sections of the final expert report. This expert included screenshots and explanations of the defendant's software system extracted from a system that this expert installed and tested for the purposes of checking on infringement. These screenshots were instrumental in convincing the jury to rule in favor of the plaintiff. This expert is (co) author of 30+ patents, and these patents have been cited in 800 other patents.
This expert has extensive experience with backup systems and computer storage. Prior to this expert's consulting business, this expert was a Director of Engineering, responsible for a cloud based backup solution that protected (backed-up) more than one million PCs and Macs. This expert supported litigation related to this product offering a patent infringement issue, where this expert provided deposition testimony, and a contract dispute where this expert provided extensive support to the attorneys as well as deposition testimony as a 30 (b) (6) witness. This expert has held numerous positions in the computer and software industry where this expert developed extensive expertise related to computer storage (including snapshot, virtualization, deduplication and other technologies).
This expert has provided depositions and trial testimony on several occasions.
This expert is a backup / restore expert of some renown. This expert has been hands-on in the industry. This expert is currently the Chief Technical Evangelist for a cloud backup, disaster recovery and long-term data retention firm providing enterprise solutions across multiple platforms including tape/disk technologies.
This expert started a career in backups as "the backup guy" for a credit card company. This expert managed the backups as they grew from 15 to 250 servers, and from 2 operating systems to 5 operating systems, running Informix, Oracle, Sybase & other applications.
This expert then joined a large consulting company that did well during the .com days. This expert started a company specializing in backup & recovery system design, implementation, and management. This company was ultimately acquired.
This expert worked as an analyst, publishing many blogs, articles, and webinars. This expert has written
three seminal books on the topic. This expert is also an independent consultant and writer and has spoken at over 300 seminars and conferences around the world.
This expert is not a professional testifier but has served as an expert witness in patent infringement and insurance contract matters.
This expert holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and is an accomplished scientist with many years in technology and business experience, with particular strengths in vision, strategy and technology innovation. As Principal of a highly successful consultancy, this expert specializes in RTLS (real-time location systems), RFID, sensor networks, smart antennas, DAS (distributed antenna systems), intelligent transportation systems, mesh networking, WiFi, 4G LTE and WiMAX, picocells/femtocells, M2M, cloud computing, mobile crowd sourcing/sensing, enterprise mobility, security protocols, mobile embedded devices, device management, mobile applications/services, LBS, VoIP, video streaming, Zigbee, smart grid, m-health, m-learning, and smart home networking. The holder of over 50 US Patents issued or pending in RFID, mobile networks and wireless data communications, this expert has worked on RFID readers, tags and systems and developed various solutions for asset identification/tracking. This expert has served as both an Industry and government consultant, served on government expert panels (NIH, NSF) and published numerous refereed papers in prestigious journals and conference, many dealing with RFID technologies and their various applications. This expert is involved with a Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology and is a faculty member of electrical and computer engineering at an internationally recognized university, where this expert serves as Industry liaison, working on intelligent transportation solutions, smart energy, and wireless healthcare. This expert additionally serves as an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering at an Ivy League university where this expert teaches graduate courses on mobile wireless sensing networks and applications (RFID, RTLS, M2M communications, smart grid/energy, smart infrastructure, intelligent transportation, m-health). Prior to founding a consultancy, this expert served as a director, researcher and innovator for notable technology leaders. This expert has served on 15+ patent litigation cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.