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 Expert  726795

Expert in Telecommunications, Traditional and VoIP, Patent Infringement

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert's professional career spans thirty years of executive and entrepreneurial leadership, primarily in the telecommunications and Internet industries. There he showed leadership skills and gained knowledge in all facets of the industry, most especially technical deployment and related cost implications, business finance, leadership and management, business development, marketing, strategic planning, product development, and public relations.

Expert has designed and built telecommunications networks, including switches, transport and local access. He has also project managed the deployment of a local Metropolitan Fiber Network.

Expert started one of the earliest telecom resellers in the 80's and deployed one of the first commercial VoIP networks in the late 90's.

Expert designed and implemented one of the first commercial VoIP networks in the late 1990's. Creating a business from scratch, designing the network and deploying it.

Expert also currently owns and operates a VoIP company with clients in the NE and SE US and Europe.

Expert provides patent litigation consulting in areas of telecommunications and Internet technology and business case research, advice and testimony surrounding patent infringements.

Expert is currently an adjunct professor of Ethics at St Petersburg College.

Expert is currently involved in a major patent infringement enforcement case as the lead technical expert. He provides expert services in infringement searches, identification and case development; Markaman hearing construction and support, claim construction, expert testimony and reports, expert and trial witness.


communication network








Internet infrastructure


voice over IP




intellectual property




canons of claim construction


circuit switching method


claim (patent)


contributory infringement


data communication patent


direct infringement


Doctrine of Equivalents


fiber-optic communication network


induced infringement


infringement enforcement


intellectual property dispute


literal infringement


long distance communication


patent claim chart


patent claim construction


patent claim construction brief


patent infringement


patent prosecution


patent searching


patent specification


patent trolling

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Often requested
with this expert:

Linux, iPhone, Android, VoIP, PSTN, Telephony, OSS/ BSS,...
Voice Communications, Data Communications, PBX, VoIP, Voice...
VOIP, Data Communications (LAN/ WAN), Telecommunications,...
Internet, Telecommunications, Software, and Protocols

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2008   MDiv.   Theology and Ethics   Holy Cross   Honors
2004   BA   Servant Leadership   Eckerd College   High Honors
  PhD - near ABD   Philosophy and Religion   University of South Florida  
1976   Computer Technology   Computer hardware and software   Control Data Institue  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





He is responsible for the design and operation of the network and of the business.

2008 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





Consulting on IP patent infringement in the telecom sector. Work includes research of the market, infringing analysis, business case and damages, and expert testimony.

2000 to 2001


CSSI Circuit Vision



EVP Sales and Marketing


CircuitVision is an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) offering best-of-breed OSS software to telecommunications companies, IP Networks, and to large corporations with private networks.

1999 to 2001


Convergence, Inc





Convergence a VoIP Network Service Provider, licensed as both a Long Distance (IXC) and Local Service Provider (CLEC or ALEC) in Florida and Georgia, provided Secure Data Networks, WAN and B2B Ecommerce Networks, Secure Internet, Web, and Application Hosting all over an IP Backbone.

1998 to 1999


Horizon Network Solutions





Horizon was a staffing and consulting company that provided start-up local and long distance companies with human resources and technical expertise. Some accomplishments: Horizon's largest client was Intermedia Communications: There Expert negotiated and won the contract to exclusively staff the company's network-restructuring project. This project lasted 18 months and involved over 30 Horizon employees at any given time. He worked with Intermedia management to determine the staffing structure and requirements.

1997 to 1998


Intermedia Communications




Director Network Planning


The primary responsibility at Intermedia was to find innovative solutions to reduce network-operating expenses. This involved instituting network cost monitoring and reduction initiatives, facilities redesign and negotiations, including a near-billion dollar deal with Williams Communications.

1991 to 1997





Owner and operator


The business focused on consulting and project management for CLECs and IXCs on marketing, operational, and engineering issues. Clients included United Telephone Long Distance, Sprint Metropolitan Networks, Time Warner Communications, and Orlando Telephone Company.

1987 to 1991







ComCentral was an Alternative Operator Service Provider. As President, and Chief Operating Officer, Expert was responsible for Business Development, Marketing, Finance, and Operations.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Clients – A major personal injury trial firm in Tyler Tx. and a leading Patent Attorney in ChicagoPatent litigation consulting in areas of telecommunications and Internet technology and business case research, advice and testimony surrounding patent infringements.
  • Client - A large IXC and CLEC.Project managed the deployment of a MFN (Metropolitan Fiber Network) in a large southern city.
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:
Litigation consultant for IP firms prosecuting infringement of telecom patents. Responsibilities include identifying possible infringing companies, researching and defining claims cases, assisting with mediation and with depositions of dependents and providing expert witness at hearings.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • VOIP expert in patent infringement case involving find me follow me technology.
  • Expert for consulting on call trace information on VoIP network.
  • Expert in intota for consulting on.
  • Expert in Voice over IP.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Greek   He is able to read and converse in Greek
Spanish   He is rusty, but able to communicate in Spanish

Market Research:
Been an industry leader, in the forefront of deploying new business models over 30 years.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Developed training seminars in strategic planning and in strategic marketing.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Responsible for vendor selection of traditional voice networks, carrier TDM switches, ATM networks, IP networks and VoIP soft switches

Other Skills and Services

Very good at technical and business analysis and communicating results in a straight forward and understandable way.


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