Operations Expert Witnesses

Operations expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on operations. The operations expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Aviation & Aerospace, Business Operations, Computers, Emergency Medicine, Energy, Hotel & Restaurant, Human Factors, Information Technology, Insurance, Oil and Gas, Premises Liability, Real Estate, Security, Software Engineering, and Telecommunications.

Gary R. Coburn Restaurant Concept Innovations

San Juan Capistrano, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Business Operations - slip, trip & fall, burning, choking, food safety, dram shop, alcohol, negligent security, employee safety, commercial kitchen, customer injuries, operations, management, franchise, ownership, permitting, training, investing, accounting, premises liability, OSHA, ADA, construction, equipment design
Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full service restaurants, limited service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising and commercial kitchen design/build from remodels to ground up including conceptual development, viability and business interruption. Over 40 years in the restaurant industry as owner, operator, franchisor, consultant, President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager of numerous restaurant and food service establishments. Experienced restaurant investor and developer. Active consulting business developing restaurant concepts and turning around existing establishments. Concepts worked on include: Cask ‘n Cleaver, Lord Charlie’s, El Gato Gordo, Pizza Pronto, Safari Bar Restaurant, Shark Club, Bull Dog Grill, Stronghouse, Pangea , The Ballroom, Juarez Grill, Dickerson’s Club 29, Yucatan Liquor Stand, Zepp’s Atomic Tex Mex, Cabo Grill, Angel Stadium, In Cahoots, The ...

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Income and Economic Impact, Business Interruption Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, branded and franchised, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Prov...

Ross S Sagun, ATP Sagun Aviation Consulting

Benicia, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Human Factors - Decision Making, Airline Operations, General Aviation, Training, FAR’s, Incident Investigation, Operations, Compliance, Pilot Error, Crew Performance, Pilot Fatigue, Crew Resource Management (CRM), Situational Awareness, Turbulence Injuries, Passenger Disruptions, Navigation and Communications
Highly experienced recently retired airline pilot and aviation safety representative with more than 50 years of flight experience and approximately 30,000 domestic and international flight hours in both major airline and general aviation aircraft Former air traffic controller, international air safety representative involved in aviation rulemaking, flight instructor, general aviation aircraft owner and operator FAA licensed pilot since 1972 Experienced major-airline captain for 28 years, 19 years as captain in widebody aircraft Areas of expertise include Federal Air Regulations (FAR) Part 121 airline and air traffic control operational safety issues, flight operations, standard operating procedures, regulatory and flight operations manual compliance, crew performance and coordination, cockpit-related human factors issues, crew resource management, turbulence injuries, procedural compliance, aircraft limitations, navigation and communications procedures, and best practices Extensiv...

Laura A. Dambier Insurance Capital Consulting LLC

Avon, Connecticut
Insurance, Business Operations - Life insurance, agent licensing, appointment, commissions, terminations, premium financing, regulatory requirements, operations, customer service, call centers, home office administrative processes & technology, compliance, file review, bad faith, claim practices, annuities, misrepresentation
Laura A. Dambier Accomplished retired senior executive with more than 20 years of experience leading life insurance operations across the life cycle of a policy from life insurance and annuity agent/broker/distribution sales authorization to the sales process, compensation, customer service and claims. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to life insurance and annuity agent licensing, appointments, terminations, commissions, contracting, technology, customer service, call center and claims. Please see also Insurance Capital Consulting LLC for further detail. Insurance Capital Consulting LLC Led by Laura A. Dambier, Insurance Capital Consulting LLC brings together a cross-functional team of seasoned insurance industry professionals with extensive experience in insurance company home office processes covering the lifespan of a life insurance policy or annuity. Hartford, Connecticut presence with nationwide reach and expertise. Consultant backgrounds and experience include:...

Sean A Ahrens, M.A, CPP, CSC, FSyl, BSCP Ahrens Security, LLC

Chicago, Illinois
Security, Premises Liability - Premises liability, workplace violence, armed assailant "active shooter", training, operations, alarm, surveillance, access control, intrusion detection, locking, crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), lighting, apartments, hospitality, parking, commercial, retail and many others.
Mr. Sean A. Ahrens is a well-known security/resilience leader who has been providing security consulting for over 22+ years. He has been instrumental in the assessment/analysis, design, implementation of security programs for a wide array of commercial, hospitality businesses and a myriad of other entities. He is well versed in best practices and has documented thousands of vulnerabilities to organizational assets. He has deposition and case experience, and leverages visualizations and data to make powerful impressions regarding foreseeability. He holds a number of certifications. He is a former Crisis Prevention Instructor, Board Certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), a Board Member with the International Association of Professional Security Consultants and holds their Certified Security Consultant (CSC) designation. He is also a Fellow with the Security Institute and former Building Certified Security Professional. **He has conducted hu...

Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Secure Residential Services LLC

Hudson, Massachusetts
Security, Real Estate - Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations
Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concen...

Philip Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE Isaak Technologies, Inc.

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology, Telecommunications - Cloud Computing, Computer, Construction Claims, Contracts, Data Center, Engineering, Fiber Optic, Forensic Engineering, Internet, Intellectual Property, Life Safety, Network, Operations, Outsourcing, Project Management, Service Level Agreement, Systems Implementation, Telecom, Trade Secret
Professional Engineer, Certified Data Center Design Consultant & Registered Communications Distribution Designer with 20+ years as a design & operations consultant & training provider with a focus in the data center, telecommunications & networking industries. International expertise in 28 countries across 6 continents, encompassing data center facilities, power, cooling, networking infrastructure, fiber optic & copper network cabling, IT & Telecom systems and services, implementing enterprise, colocation & cloud service strategies. Publications & Awards ♦ANSI/BICSI 002, Data Center Design & Implementation Best Practices Standard, Author/Editor ♦ANSI/BICSI 009, Data Center Operations Standard, Chair/Author/Editor ♦Data Center Handbook, Wiley Publishing One of 50 Subject Matter Experts from around the world that authored the content, providing the fundamentals, technologies, and best practices in designing, constructing & managing mission critical, energy efficient data centers. ...

Roy Alan Shubert, MD, FACEP

Moorestown, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine-Chairman, Medical Director, Emergency Department, Emergency Medicine, Administration, Airway Emergencies, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Pulmonary Emergencies, Neurologic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Infectious Disease Emergencies,Operations,Quality&Safety, ABEM, FACEP

Chris Karkanias IOTA Engineering

Tumwater, Washington
Software Engineering, Computers - AI, Data Science, Genomics, Information Technology, IoT, Life Sciences, Machine Learning, Management, Neuroscience, Operations, Statistics, Technology
My’ background spans science (neuroscience); engineering (bioengineering, code development); technology (neural nets, machine learning, robotics); and business (founder of a software startup in the ’90s and then head of clinical operations for the human health division at Merck). I held the role of Partner at Microsoft for the past decade, leading Program Management for Information Management and Machine Learning in the Cloud + Enterprise Division. At CZ Biohub, in collaboration with partners at the University of California, Berkeley; Stanford University; the University of California, San Francisco; and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, I built a world-class Data Science team. Now as CTO, along with CZ Biohub’s other technical Platform Leaders (Bioengineering, Computational Microscopy, Genomics, and Mass Spectrometry), I am helping to drive and support advances in bioinformatics, computational biology, image processing, and next-generation analytics. My career spans executive manage...

Randall M Albert, PE Shale Advisory Group, LLC

Bluefield, West Virginia
Energy, Oil and Gas - Leases, JOA, Safety, Drilling, Completions, Operations, Project Management, M&A, Midstream, Upstream, Damages, Mining
I have over 40 years experience in the Energy sector with the last 20 at the C-Suite level.