Randy A Winters Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Additional States: California, Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York
  • Company: MatrixHCI, LLC
  • Phone: 210-410-3628
  • Cell: 210-410-3628
  • Fax: 877-424-9918
  • Website: www.matrixhci.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Software Engineering and Computers

Keywords/Search Terms:

Cybersecurity, Software Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrency / Blockchain, Speech & Face Recognition, ESI Protocol, Social Media Forensics, Biometric Identifiers, Code Review, Patent Infringement ,Trade Secret, IPR, PTAB, Claim Analysis, Forensic Data Extraction, BIPA


Master of Software Engineering, Carnegie Mellon Universsity; Aviation, Embry-Riddle University

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

“Mr. Winters was both helpful and enjoyable to work with in a class action about biometric information. He was prepared, thoughtful, and dedicated in providing feedback and expertise.” Randall K. Pulliam Sam Jackson Carney Bates & Pulliam, PLLC - Decades of experience in the industry and holds a recent (2002) Master’s Degree in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and has been an expert in many facets of Software Engineering. - In-depth knowledge of and has worked on cases involving user privacy including cases related to the Illinois Biometric Protection Act (BIPA) in relation to speech recognition, face detection & recognition, biometric identifiers & Viola-Jones. - Expert in all cases involving Speech / Facial Recognition including Biometric Identifiers, Voiceprints and the use & storage of user privacy data. - Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. - NEW! Forensic Data Extraction / Analysis of smart phones / devices, computers, cloud data, drones. (Requires court order or search warrant). - Social Media tracing and and Forensics. - Retained expert in Patent Infringement, IPR, PTAB, Trade Secrets and Software Development cases since the early 1990’s until present and meets the qualifications for POSITA in most desired time periods with experience extending to present. - 30 years of computer development experience developing private sector products for companies like Microsoft, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu, Epson, Boeing, Honeywell, Air Force Research Labs (AFRL). - Served as CTO, CEO & President in various companies and has built multiple Award-Winning National Products/Companies and has patents in the US and abroad in AI. - In addition to experience in the private development sector, Mr, Winters also taught for CMU’s Master of Software Engineering graduate program teaching & developing graduate core classes for several years and has a close connection also to CMU’s Linguistics department. - He also taught Software Engineering at Brigham Young University in Hawaii for several years before returning to the private sector. - Former Director of Advanced Development Group for Novell, Inc (the company that first developed computer networking as we know it today). - In addition to his blockchain development experience, he designed the first cryptocurrency arbitrage system. 
- Experience with speech recognition systems (including CMU's Sphinx) & facial detection & recognition (including OpenCV & OpenFace), and the creation of biometric identifiers. - Cases involving Siri, Goggle, Samsung and other technologies involving speech and facial recognition privacy issues/designs. - Privacy cases to include speech recognition, voiceprints, face recognition and biometric identifiers as well as the handling and protection of user's privacy rights. - Expert witness in many software areas with a special focus on speech and face recognition, data privacy including BIPA-related cases. - Works well with both small and larger cases such as class action cases & also provides expert services for user privacy as well as IPR and patent infringement cases, involving companies in the startup stage to large companies to include Apple, Google, Samsung, & other major technology manufacturers.
 - Seasoned expert in software development/architecture with business executive experience & can successfully present at any level of technical expertise. - Windows. OS X, Linux, Android-based and IOS systems in C, C++, C#, Java, Objective C, JavaScript & more. - Skilled software code reviewer and can also help develop the proper request for documentation and source code that is most relevant to the case in order to insure that the material being requested is relevant to the case. - In depth experience creating and breaking out definitions and developing the proper ESI protocol in order to clearly request from the opposing party exactly what is needed.