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 Expert  725704

Expert in Used Computer Equipment, Used IBM Mainframe Equipment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has had over 30-years of experience and success in the Re-Marketing of IBM and other Large Mainframe, Mid Range, Intel Based Servers & PC's in the used computer equipment marketplace. He has further demonstrated his expertise in the Valuation of Computer Equipment for the purpose(s) of "Residual or Equity" value at Lease-end; asset management studies; government required FASB-13 valuation; Fair-Market-Value (FMV), Orderly Liquidation Value (OLV), Wholesale (used equip. Dealer) and Retail (end-user) pricing. Of late (since 2006) he has been the Publisher of a highly regarded publication that performs a Monthly-Price-Tracking study of IBM Mainframe, and all other types of computing equipment. IBM is his single largest subscriber on a global basis. The publications "Computer Price Watch" and "Servers, PC's & Workstations" are relied upon by some of the largest corporations and government agencies (foreign and domestic) on the planet. Expert is one of the foremost authorities in these areas.

brand-name computer


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computer printer


computer processing


computer system


computer technology


database server


digital computer


economic appraisal

"OLV" or Orderly Liquidation Value is part of the studies that he conducts for his clients along with Wholesale and Retail End-User pricing.

liquidation value


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Oxnard, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1978   BS   BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-MARKETING & TRANSPORTATION   California State University-Los Angeles  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1977 to 2008


Century Computer Sales Div. of CCS Sales Corp.


President / Owner


As President, CEO and Owner of a small corp., his duties are varied from being CFO, Sales and Purchasing Mgr., to Hands-On Sales. The firm is Dealer / Lessor of Used IBM Mainframe and Mid Range Computing Equipment. In 2006, he purchased a "Publication" known as "Computer Price Watch" which is a monthly "Price Tracking" newsletter in the are of all computing equipment with an emphasis on Large IBM Mainframe computers and peripherals.

Career Accomplishments:


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been an Expert Witness and consultant for a Law Firm in Federal Court representing the Defense in an IRS Tax Trial that challenged the Values of IBM Computer Equipment at specific dates in time.
  • He was hired to Conduct a Forensic Study of Computing Equipment Fair-Market-Values (FMV) in relation to expired leases at specific dates in time.
  • He conducted a Study of "Current FMV" of a Multi-Million Dollar Portfolio of IBM Mainframe computers.
  • He did a Study of FMV's for an entire Lease Portfolio of Computing Equipment for the purpose of Valuation to the Federal Govt. regualation"FASB-13".
  • He was hired to consult to a major corporation to establish a model and methodology for the re-marketing of computing equipment assets.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He served as an Expert Witness in a Federal Tax Trial where I testified on behalf of the Defense (IRS was the Plaintiff) involving the "actual value" of Used IBM Equipment at specific dates in time.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Computer equipment expert in used needed for consulting on used equipment valuation.
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:

He is a Certified Dealer / Lessor given by a Trade Association known as "Computer Dealers and Lessors Association (CDLA). 1990's

Other Skills and Services

He is currently running 2 Interrelated businesses. "Century Computer Sales (CCS)"-Used Equipment Dealer/ Lessor www.centurycomputersales.com; and "Computer Information Resources (CIR)" www.computerpricewatch.com-which publishes 2-Monthly Price Tracking Reports called "Computer Price Watch", and "PC's & Workstations".


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