Jason Frankovitz Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Internet and Software Engineering

Specialty Focus: Computers, Information Technology, Web, Mobile, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Databases, e-Commerce, Smartphones, iPhone, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 15


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As a programmer, CTO, and inventor, Jason Frankovitz has been in the trenches of technology for more than 25 years. He has worked as a software developer, engineering manager, and system architect in a wide variety of industries including e-commerce, digital entertainment, mobile computing, and social media. He has launched multiple Internet startups using cutting-edge technologies like cloud-based server scaling, machine learning (AI), and personalized ad targeting. Jason's first startup, itList.com, was the first online bookmark site on the Web and created significant prior art used in multiple patent cases; he also holds a patent for technologies developed by his second startup, Seethroo. For several years Jason taught at San Francisco State University, and was a mentor for software development interns from ENSEEIHT, a major engineering school in France. He is employed by Quandary Peak Research, a software investigation firm, and is based in Los Angeles. - Provides software analysis and investigation in software-related litigation, including patent infringement cases, breach-of-contract disputes, and other matters across a range of platforms and industries. - Known for deep expertise in a wide array of mobile and desktop Web technologies such as Ruby, Rails, iOS, AJAX, HTML, Java, Perl, PHP, CSS, and others. - Has a keen eye for technical differences and overlap among disparate systems. - Explains complex topics using simple, non-technical language and concepts. - Has expertise in development techniques, version control, release management, system architecture, and cloud infrastructure. - Has created dozens of patent claim charts for licensing negotiations with the largest technology companies in the world. - Formerly served as Founder and CTO of itList.com, where he became EIR at Main Street Partners at MIT and filed a patent for a curated-content search engine.