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 Expert  717354

Expert in Software Engineer, Testing, QA

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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COMPUTER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING; SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TOOL; SOFTWARE TESTING. Expert is Chairman and CEO of Expert's Firm (SR) of San Francisco, California. He is a leading figure in the software engineering community, specializing in advanced technology for software testing, software verification and validation, automated software tool design, and software engineering management. At Software Research he has supervised development and worldwide deployment of the Software TestWorks system of automated software test tools for UNIX and Windows platforms.

SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE. Expert's current activities involve application of software engineering principles to major software development and quality assurance projects.

APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE. Expert was previously the Director of Software Technology Division, Science Applications, Inc., San Francisco, California, and before that, Director, Program Validation Project, General Research Corporation, Santa Barbara, California. In these various positions, Expert has been responsible for such widely used packages and/or software systems as IFTRAN, RXVP, JAVS, ATA, TCAT, ISUS, TCAT, STCAT TCAT-Data, T-Scope, SMART's, EXDIFF, TDGEN, CAPBAK, METRIC, STATIC, and STW.


application software


computer software


software development tool


software engineering


software maintenance


software quality assurance


software system development


software testing


business intelligence


computer engineering


embedded software testing




software patent


software regression testing


test procedure


testing programming language




World Wide Web application


test engineering

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1968   PhD   Electrical Engineering   University of Maryland  
1974   MS   Applied Mathematics   University of Colorado  
1962   BS   Electrical Engineering   Iowa State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1977 to







1975 to 1977


Science Applications, Inc.


Software Technology Center




1972 to 1975


General Research Corp.


Program Validation




Career Accomplishments:

Expert served as Program Chairman for the IEEE/NBS Workshop on Software Testing and Test Documentation, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, November 1978; General Chairman of the 1st International Conference on Computer Workstations, San Jose Convention Center, November 1985; General Chairman of the 7th Annual EDP Quality Assurance Conference, Washington, D.C., November 1988.

Expert has been General Chairman of SR's world-recognized International Software Quality Week held in San Francisco, California, each May since 1988 (QW'96 drew over 825 attendees). Quality Week is recognized and cooperatively sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, the National Software Council, and the ACM.

He was a member of the program committee for the ISSTA '94 and ISSTA '96 workshops. He was a program committee member for AQuIS '94 (Italy) and a program committee member and USA chair for AQuIS '96 (Italy).

Expert has given keynote talks at a range of technical conferences, including USPDI (June 1995), ISSRE (November 1995) and ASQC (December 1995).


Industrial Advisory Board, Iowa State University, 1996-2005. Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering (PACE), Iowa State University, 1994. Board of Directors, National Software Council. 1996.

Publications and Patents Summary

The expert has authored over 50 publications.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
The expert has experience as an expert witness and has given depositions in areas involving software engineering.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Software copyright expert for consulting on substantive similarity.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert has extensive experience in all phases of software engineering, with specialties in Software Testing and Quality Assurance, Automated Testing Tools, Web Testing and Qualification Tools, and Programming Technology.


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