Bruce Weiner is an Information and Internet Technology executive with over 30 years of in-depth experience managing product and software development for contracting companies and Fortune 100 companies. Since 2012, he has been a Technology leader at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Weiner is a Princeton trained computer scientist and electrical engineer, and a patent holder. Over his career, he has gained extensive experience in Information Systems management, program/project management, software development, software architecture, internet delivery, business applications, technology vendor selection, IT Outsourcing, and customer contact center operations.
Litigation Consulting Services: Mr. Weiner has experience as a consulting and/or testifying expert witness in software development, patent infringement, and commercial litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. He is adept at translating complex software, patent, and technology issues for the lay person audience. He consulted on industry transforming anti-trust cases in the travel industry.
Travel Industry Technology - Former technology leader for American Express Travel and Chief Technology Officer of United.com;
Loyalty Industry Technology - 30 years experience in the technology that powers loyalty programs, working on Membership Miles, Thank You Rewards, Mileage Plus, #1 Gold, eRewards, MyPoints, Blockbuster Rewards, and AAdvantage
Financial Services Technology – 30 years experience working with Financial Services Companies (American Express, Citibank, and Chase) on credit card and banking technology.
Mobius Consulting is a Mobile and Wireless Technology management consulting firm. The industry and academic professionals at Mobius offer diverse services leveraging their extensive experience and expertise in enterprise and vertical markets including telecom, healthcare, energy, transportation, government, supply chain and logistics.
Principal, Jacob Sharony, PhD, MBA, has over 25 years of experience in Mobile and Wireless Technologies. He is currently an adjunct professor at Columbia University, teaching wireless technologies and applications. He also served as a faculty member of the electrical and computer engineering department and director of the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology at Stony Brook University. Dr. Sharony held engineering and management positions in diverse technology disciplines at Time Warner Cable, Motorola, BAE Systems, NEC Research Institute, and IBM Research. He has over 50 US patents (pending and issued) and has served on several government expert panels. Dr. Sharony has also published extensively in scientific journals and conferences.
Eureka Software Solutions, Inc. is a Software Development and Consulting business with over 35 years of hands-on experience in the Computer, Software, and Technology industries. Eureka and its team of professionals provide an unparalleled understanding of nearly every facet and factor involved in a complex software or computer related litigation scenario. Eureka's clients have included Global 1000 and Fortune 500 companies in industries such as Enterprise, Finance, Military and Defense, Transportation, Oil and Gas, Security, Healthcare, and Automotive. Eureka Services and Practical Implementation of Expertise:
Review and comparison of software source code and functionality in relation to contractual commitments and requirements and/or protected intellectual property including, trade secrets, copyrights and patents
Computer / Software Forensics – able to reverse engineer and reconstruct hardware and software environments from backups, remnants and fragments of deprecated software. Eureka IT and Software development team is skilled at re-creating historical hardware and software environments
Investigation and assessment of software project bidding, planning and performance with particular attention to adequacy of discovery, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, and deliverables
Functional and performance testing of software against applicable specifications, warranties or industry standards using proprietary and commercial testing tools and techniques
Evaluation and use of both traditional and modern software development techniques and strategies, including creative payment structures related to software application/effort valuation and intellectual property licensing and ownership
Reviewing and exercising software applications and IT networks to expose and correct security issues and weaknesses
Founder and CEO, Monty G. Myers, PE, is an active Software Industry Executive with 40+ years of experience. Mr. Myers is involved in all aspects of the daily management and operation of Eureka, including business development, contracts, customer relations, project scope, execution and oversight, strategy and management, hiring, and finance. Mr. Myers has negotiated and performed hundreds of real-world software and technology contracts and statements of work involving complex software project and licensing terms and conditions including material intellectual property aspects. He is actively engaged in handling and protecting the confidential, proprietary, and trade secret information and technology of Eureka and its clients. View Monty Myers' Expert Witness Profile.
Bay2Sierra Silicon Services, Inc. is a Front End Design Services organization offering a wide range of consulting services. Products that we have worked on include – AMD 486,K5, K6 and K7 processors; K7 chipset, MIPS processors, 802.11b wireless, AMBA protocols, ADSL, CMTS, 10G Ethernet switch and PHY, custom network processors, NVRAM subsystems, Smart meters, SOC design and integration, and next generation PLDs.
Bay2Sierra Silicon Services, Inc. also provide IP services (IP portfolio review, infringement cases/expert reports) and business due diligence for investment or acquisition.
Primary Areas of Concentration:
Architecture, RTL implementation, and synthesis
Custom memory controller designs
PCS/MAC architecture and design; XAUI IP block customization
General Purpose IO interfaces (I2C, processor busses, PCI, JTAG).
IP with support – personally customized cores
Generic SDRAM DDR & SRAM memory controllers
XAUI and XFI PCS
Full chip and complex self-checking verification environments
Performance modeling for processor and memory subsystems
Full chip design and verification flow organization, methodology and automation
Complex SoC integration, 3rd party IP vetting
Technical due diligence consulting
IP portfolio review
Infringement and validity issues
John Peck, Partner and Principal Engineer at Bay2Sierra Silicon Services, Inc., has over 25 years of experience as a Software and Hardware Engineer, with over 10 years of experience as a technical analyst for hardware and software Intellectual Property matters. Through his experience as an inventor, he has been granted 10 United States patents.
Background Experience: Mr. Peck's prior hardware engineering experience includes system architecture, digital design, design verification, design methodology automation, FPGAs, ASICs, and complex SoCs using in IoT applications such as smart power meters. He also has a solid background in software engineering, including video game development, firmware, EDA tools, and system validation environments.
Argent Media™ is a full-service Search Engine Marketing Agency that offers website optimization, search engine marketing strategies, and online reputation management. Founded by Chris Silver Smith and based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Argent Media has been provided high-quality, custom services to large and small companies, both domestic and international.
Argent Media offers a broad range of bespoke web marketing services including:
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Local Search Optimization
Image SEO and Video SEO
Social Media Management
Online Reputation Management
SEO Expert Witness Consulting
Chris Silver Smith, the President and CEO of Argent Media™, has an extensive background in search engine optimization and online marketing. He has worked for some of the top agencies in the SEO industry, researching and developing search optimization and providing search marketing strategies for Fortune 500 and Internet Retailer 500 companies.
Mr. Smith worked at Verizon/Idearc for over ten years, serving as the Head of Technology & Advanced Development for their Superpages.com sites. His projects there included R&D, local search development, user interface design, map-based search, mobile applications, and more. He was awarded the Verizon Individual Excellence Award in 2004 for his innovations, which increased site traffic (and click-through revenues) for the company.
In 2006, Mr. Smith founded and chaired the Idearc SEO Council, which brought together individuals from across the company to focus on natural search optimization.
Mr. Smith currently has five patents pending. His work has been featured in several publications, and he regularly contributes articles to Natural Search Blog, Nodal Bits, and Search Engine Land (which is the leading online publication dealing with paid and natural search marketing). Mr. Smith is a regular speaker at a number of technology and marketing conferences, and he also previously served on the Board of Advisors for Thomas-Reuters FindLaw's SEO Advisory Board, and on the Board of Advisors for Universal Business Listing (UBL).