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Automotive Electronic Expert Witness Myles Kitchen

Myles H. Kitchen
Automotive Electronics Engineer
Aptos CA 95003-5505
USA
phone: 831-539-8707
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Myles H. Kitchen is an Automotive Electronics Engineer with over 45 years of hands-on design, development, testing, manufacturing, and technical marketing of Automotive Electronics Components & Systems for both OEM and Aftermarket.

Background Experience - Mr. Kitchen has worked on nearly every electronic system used in vehicles in OEM and Aftermarket. He also has experience with Consumer Electronics Products, Medical Devices, and Voice Recognition / Natural Language Dialogue software platforms. He is a Lifetime SAE Member, currently serving on 4 Committees for Cybersecurity and Diagnostics.  He is a former member of SAE J2657 Committee on Tire Pressure Monitoring.  He is "hands-on", a licensed racing driver, and 3 time series champion.

Mr. Kitchen is a former Design Engineer for Motorola's Automotive Division (ignitions, engine controls), former Director of Automotive for National Semiconductor (semiconductors for all types auto electronics), former Director Automotive for Intel Corp (micro controllers and memories for automotive), and former VP Product Development / VP Marketing / Sales for Zemco Group (OEM and Aftermarket automotive electronics products - cruise controls, trip computers, security, remote keyless entry, clocks, modules and more). He also was part owner of Quantic Industries, an OEM vendor of airbag squibs and energetic devices.

Litigation Support - Myles H. Kitchen provides expert consulting and forensic investigation in legal matters involving Automotive Electronics. His services are available to attorneys representing both Plaintiffs or Defendants.  He also has been engaged in patent matters, merger / acquisition support, due diligence, and USPTO INTER PARTES reviews. He has been deposed over 12 times, and testified at trial 4 times.  He has capabilities to download embedded data from airbag and other vehicle systems, including those not supported by OEM tools.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Airbags
  • SUA
  • Telematics
  • GPS
  • Navigation
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Vehicle Diagnostics
  • ABS
  • EDR Data Imaging
  • Data Recorder
  • ECU / ECM
  • Transmission Control
  • Engine Control
  • Electronic Throttle
  • Automotive Intellectual Property
  • Automotive Patents
  • Vehicle Electronics
  • Autonomous
  • Voice Recognition
  • Connected Car
  • Automotive Cyber Security
  • Hacking


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