Data Analytics

A data analytics expert witness typically has an advanced degree, with a background and expertise in computer science, statistical analysis, mathematics, software engineering, and/or data science. Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by law firm clients to locate expert witnesses that can support matters involving data analytics.

Whereas a data analysis focuses on understanding the past; data analytics focuses on why things occurred and predicting what will happen in the future. Insights from data analysis are used to guide decision making, and tie into the emerging fields of machine learning, big data, and data mining. Areas that benefit from data analytics include: marketing optimization, web analytics/SEO, people/workforce analytics, financial institutions risk analytics, and security analytics, as examples.

Data analytics matters that require expert witness services typically involve intellectual property, criminal activity, fraud, or cyber security.

Litigation support by a data analytics expert witness could include digital forensic work, an expert report, expert opinion, and expert testimony in court. An expert witness needs to not only have expertise in the subject, an expert witness in data analytics must possess the ability to explain digital evidence to a juror. In addition, clients may seek an industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.

Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for an expert witness in the data analytics area, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the attorney in charge. Whether it be for a matter concerning statistical sampling, computer forensics, or banking, Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn the expert witness search around quickly. We provide the right balance of expertise and testimony, finding the perfect expert for the project at hand.

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Data Analytics Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Data Analytics experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Data Analytics landscape.


Expert Witness #208783

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies. This expert has a very deep understanding of search and IR systems. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience as a testifier and written over a dozen (non)-infringement reports, including some for search engine companies.

This expert is a consultant specializing in software research and development focusing on search systems, information analytics, user experience design, semantic and knowledge management technologies as well as intellectual property analysis. This expert specializes in:

-  The Semantic Web
-  Information Seeking and Web Use
-  Information Retrieval and Web Search
-  Collaborative Filtering (Recommender Systems)
-  Knowledge Management Systems
-  Knowledge Discovery in Databases (including Data Mining)
-  Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
-  Informetrics, Analytics and Behavioral Log Analysis
-  Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW)

This expert has also performed an exploratory study investigating the purchasing of sponsored search advertising for a major university's academic department. The ad campaign used Google's AdWord service with the goal of increasing awareness of the academic department and encouraging potential graduate admissions or admissions inquiries. A behavioral model of information seeking is suggested that could be applied for selecting appropriate types of online advertising for awareness and other advertising goals.

This expert was a professor in the School of Information at a University where teaching and research focused on designing Web information architectures, information systems analysis, Information Retrieval, the Semantic Web and Knowledge Management Systems. This expert is formerly the Director of Advanced Development at a company that specialized in personalized information retrieval applications. This expert is also an author of many research publications. This expert received a doctorate focusing on Knowledge Discovery (Data Mining) for Informetric and Behavioral Models of Web Use.

In the nascent days of the World Wide Web, this expert was a Lead Technical Architect, working on a Multimedia Encyclopedia and other large-scale information architecture, system architecture and development projects. This expert worked as a Methodologist designing CASE tools for client-server applications as well as doing usability, hypertext and multimedia development research. This expert also worked on a number of commercial software applications.


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Expert Witness #214489

This expert is the President and Founder of a preeminent real time trading technologies company. This expert's firm specializes in fast-moving "real-time" financial markets and performing calculations related to them. Since its founding, this expert's firm has had many consulting clients globally including several regulatory bodies, major broker-dealers, large and medium sized banks as well as hedge funds. This expert has also been requested as a specialized expert witness in complex court cases involving real time trading systems, derivatives, structured products, hedge funds and risk management. This expert has given three-day seminars on energy markets to some of the leading power companies in the world. This expert has a PhD in Computer Science and is very well suited to explaining complex software and mathematical issues to lay people.

Among this expert's software products are:

- A real time prediction engine. The Server Program retrieves market data and, in real time, issues predictions to the Client Application(s).

- An iPhone application developed in conjunction with an Options Exchange to be used to retrieve real time options information, calculate and display theoretical prices and hedging parameters.

This expert was a lecturer Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program, Mathematics Department, and has taught numerous courses, seminars, lectures, and talks at various banks, regulatory bodies, and professional seminars around the world on a variety of topics. These presentations are known for combining cutting edge analytics with real world applications and intuitive examples with minimal math. This expert earned a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Computer Science Department.

This expert is frequently interviewed by the press from around the world.


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Expert Witness #226048

This expert is a consultant and expert witness to the legal community on matters relating to computing devices, software applications and Internet advertising.

This expert has testified, and is qualified by education, training, experience or occupation, as an expert on matters that include: search engine ranking methods, CPM advertising, click thru rates, key word selection techniques, Google Local or Places, SEM campaigns, click thru conversion rates, affiliate agreements, revenue sharing and tracking analytics, application software with any text to speech or speech to text software, false advertising, breach of employment contracts, Internet advertising, lead generation, affiliate tracking, Internet advertising, measurement data, verification of software use, functionality and conformance with contract development specifications, derivative product rights, best practices with respect to derivative products, conformance to license agreement specifications for software development, use and distribution, and unauthorized use of names.

This expert has served as the expert on several cases where PPC, Adwords, clicks, impressions and search algorithms were an issue. This expert has been engaged approximately 55 times as an expert witness, ~15 times where PPC or PPV analysis was related. This expert has testified by deposition approximately 24 times.


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Expert Witness #255343

This expert is an Associate Professor of Information Science and an affiliate member of Computer Science at a University. This expert's research interests include studies of interactive information retrieval/seeking, especially those involving social and collaborative aspects. This expert studies social media and data generated by wearable devices as kinds of signals that can help us understand and impact human behaviors. This expert teaches in Information Science and Data Science programs (at undergraduate and graduate levels), and this expert's research falls under and uniquely connects Computer Science, Data Science, and Information Science.

This expert received a PhD in Information Science, an MTech, Computer Science & Engineering, and an MS, Computer Science. This expert has published and talked extensively on topics related to social and collaborative information seeking, interactive information retrieval, and social media. This expert has served as a consultant to an international organization on various Data Science projects involving social and political issues, peacekeeping, climate change, and energy.

This expert is interested in various aspects of information seeking/retrieval, in personal, group, and social contexts. In addition to looking at information being generated and shared in online environments as a part of Information Science, this expert investigates ways to collect and transform data to meaningful information under the broad label of Data Science. This involves Big Data analytics, mobile and sensor-based data collection, and data mining and machine learning techniques. Finally, this expert is interested in investigating how data, information, and knowledge influences people's, organizations', and communities' behaviors as a part of what this expert refers to as Decision Science. This expert tries to keep a balance between studying systems and users, designing algorithms and theories, and building tools and conducting user studies.


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Expert Witness #261343

This expert is an experienced software engineering lead and architect with many years of experience leading teams in the development of complex systems. This expert has hands on experience from 8-bit embedded realtime systems, to Cray supercomputers, and now on the could computing ecosystem of DevOps, ML, and AI. The systems this expert has delivered include data analytics running daily for customers in the DoD, websites and services for commercial customers, 3D realtime simulations, and top 10 games on the Apple II. This expert's current focus is defining and implementing scalable solutions in support of data science and machine learning teams to transition novel algorithms into daily use.

This expert published a video game for the Apple II, C-64, and Atari 400/800. This expert was lead programmer and architect of a Win95/DirectX FPS game. This expert initially wrote a rendering engine but switched to Direct3D v.3.0 during development. This expert was an application engineer responsible for 3rd party API design and integration of a rendering engine which was custom artistic' rather than a photorealistic rendering engine. This work required considerable study and understanding of the then current state of the art software rendering. The renderer required a full understanding of various rendering pipelines as well as where it would be beneficial either for desired effect or compute performance to modify that pipeline. The render was specifically an alternative to the photo-realistic renders which he studied. The best of these were physically based, ray-tracing renderers.

This expert's understanding of the details of physically based rendering benefited from an undergraduate physics degree. This expert continues to study various rendering techniques as they relate to scientific visualization.


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Expert Witness #217511

This expert is perhaps best known for a Search Engine Marketing book. This expert's online advertising expertise spans Pay-Per-Click, sponsored links, affiliate marketing, community marketing, re-commerce, Optimization, and web-site construction. And behind it all is the data and analytics to make sense of the Google-dominated advertising world of key words, triggers, campaigns and adgroups. As an expert witness, this expert has provided litigation support in Trademark and Copyright infringement, Online Advertising / Pay-Per-Click, e-Commerce related unfair business practices, and Internet Fraud in venues ranging from Federal District Court to the PTAB. This expert is well-published and well-reviewed, and has had a career in the various aspects of Online Marketing for a many years.


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Expert Witness #224221

This expert is known internationally as one of the top experts on kinetics of reactions related to loss in food quality, nutrient degradation and pathogen growth and death kinetics.

This expert is also well known for teaching, working with and mentoring Ph.D. students, post-docs and visiting scientists. This expert has helped over many mentees gain faculty positions around the world, most of whom are doing research on reaction kinetics.

This expert is the author or co-author of over 280 scientific refereed research articles, 18 textbooks, 78 book chapters, eight patents and more than 100 other semi-technical articles. This expert has 14 refereed research papers, books or chapters and reviews that have been cited more than 200 times in other research papers or books, two at over 600 times and six others between 300-400 times, another five between 200-300 times and 30 more between 100-200. This expert’s research group has published an average of 10 research papers a year, including work in the Journal of Food Science, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Sciences, Analyst, Journal of the Royal Chemical Society, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Food Chemistry, Journal of Food Protection and Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.

This expert’s research has been supported by grants from the Department of Homeland Security, the US Center of Excellence, as well as grants from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Additionally, this expert has received grants from the American Egg Board, Almond Board, Dairy Research Inc., and the Beef Council.

This expert’s Areas of Research include

Water activity

Food stability

Food safety

Shelf life testing

Shelf life dating

RFID tags

Time-Temperature Integrator Tags

Food labeling

Contaminants in food

Bioterrorism

Food law

Glass Transition Phenomena

In addition to academic work and research, this expert serves as Chief Scientist at a company that makes smart sensors used to monitor temperature or both temperature and freshness. The company’s patent and copyright intellectual property portfolio centers around radio frequency sensor identification devices, labels, tags and liners, radio frequency data capture software, cloud services and analytics. The IP also includes systems, software and methods for using the above tools for managing perishables in the cold chain and for tracking wear-and-tear of non-perishable items throughout their life or warranty period.

This expert has prior patent litigation experience and has been deposed and testified before a jury. Additionally, this expert has served as an expert for litigation in a case involving Time-Temperature Integrator (TTI) shelf life tags.


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