Internet Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of internet expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on internet and related issues. Internet expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these internet expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Internet, Search Engine Optimization, Seo, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Web, E Commerce, Ecommerce, Google Analytics, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Mobile, Patent, Reputation Management, and Wireless.

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Jonathan E Hochman Hochman Consultants

Internet, Cybersecurity - E-commerce, Ecommerce, SEO, Search Engine Optimization, PPC, Pay Per Click, Web Development, Online Advertising, Internet Marketing, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Digital Forensics, Internet Security, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Patent, Trademark, Reputation Management, Defamation,
Jonathan Hochman serves as consulting and testifying expert for cases related to Internet marketing, e-commerce, website development, digital forensics, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, mobile advertising, and digital advertising. Since 2007 he has provided expert witness services to plaintiffs and defendants alike for disputes involving trademarks, patents, trade secrets, copyrights, contracts, defamation and online reputation, unfair competition, conspiracy and fraud. Hochman has testified at eight trials and twenty-three depositions. He has served as a consulting expert in more than fifty cases. His clients are located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Romania. A Yale University graduate with two degrees in computer science, Hochman has worked as a sales, marketing and technology consultant for 30 years. After managing several prior businesses, he founded Hochman Consultants in 2004. Then in 2008 Hochman became cha...

Scott Greene Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Technology, Telecommunications - Cell Phone Forensics, Digital Forensics, Technology, EDR, ECM, Triangulation, Black Boxes, Electronic Medical Records, EHR,Investigation, Email, Cell phone apps, information Technology, intellectual property, internet, electronics, cyber security, Documents, hacking, data retrieval, Digital evidence
• Accounting Systems • Black Boxes • ECU, EDR, ECM, Etc. • Cell Phones • Call Data Records (CDRs) • Computer Systems • Databases • Digital Cameras • Digital Fraud • Digital Media • Digital Security • Documents • Electronic Logging Devices • Electronic Medical Records (EMR / EHR) • Email / E-mail • Fax Machines • Google Data • GPS Systems • GPS Records • Hacking Events • iCloud data • Intellectual Property • Internet Browsing History • Intrusions • Medical Systems • Other Electronic Devices • Password Cracking • Photo Copiers • Photos and Images • Printers & Fax Machines • Software Applications Custom & Commercial • Software Design & Development • Social Media • Source Code Analysis • Spreadsheets • Telematics Systems • Websites • And More TESTIFYING EXPERIENCE • Civil & Criminal • Special Master • Plaintiff and Defense • Insurance, Corporate, Family Law • Justice, Superior & District Courts as well as Arbitration Hearing CASE BREAKDOWN • Civil Defendants-30%• Civil Plaintiffs-50%•...

Jason Frankovitz Quandary Peak Research

British Columbia
Internet, Software Engineering - Metadata, Open Source, Web, Mobile, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Databases, e-Commerce, Smartphones, iPhone, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails
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 social media, e-commerce, digital entertainment, and mobile computing. 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 in Los Angeles. Jason’s background in social media and user-generated content has all...

Jason Frankovitz Quandary Peak Research

Los Angeles, California
Internet, Software Engineering - Metadata, Open Source, Web, Mobile, Social Media, Cloud Computing, Databases, e-Commerce, Smartphones, iPhone, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails
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 social media, e-commerce, digital entertainment, and mobile computing. 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 in Los Angeles. Jason’s background in social media and user-generated content has all...

Istvan Jonyer Sidespin Group LLC

Santa Monica, California
Internet, Software Engineering - Machine Learning, Neural networks, Deep learning Smartphone, phone, smart TV, chromecast, Google TV, remote control, universal remote, Roku Cloud computing, internet computing, web applications, HTML, HTTP, FTP Video streaming, CDN Telecommunications, wireless, Wi-Fi, wifi, Computer networking
Dr. Istvan Jonyer is a scientist, engineer, serial entrepreneur, and investor, with extensive research, engineering, and management experience in various areas of computer science both in academia and with leading technology companies, including Google and Nortel Networks. He currently consults as an expert witness in patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and related litigation. At Google, Dr. Jonyer was responsible for launching Google TV (later Chromecast) devices with OEMs and SoC vendors such as Sony, Samsung, LG, Sharp, Vizio, Logitech, Intel, Marvell, and MediaTek. Earlier, he designed 3G mobile communication systems for Nortel Networks. Dr. Jonyer was also an assistant professor of computer science at OSU, with an NSF-funded machine learning research program. He published peer-reviewed papers in machine learning, networking, and telecommunications. Dr. Jonyer holds a Ph.D. in machine learning from the University of Texas at Arlington, and an MBA from Carnegi...

Arthur M. Keller, PhD Minerva Consulting

Palo Alto, California
Intellectual Property, Internet - Computers, Information Technology, Databases, Electronic Commerce, Software, Distributed Systems, Plaintiff, Defense.
Researcher and Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, Lecturer and Systems Programmer, Brooklyn College. Chief Technical Advisor and Board Member, Persistence Software (went public in 1999), Founder, COO, and CFO, Mergent Systems (acquired by CommerceOne in 2000).

Tal Lavian, Ph.D. TelecommNet Consulting

Sunnyvale, California
Telecommunications, Internet - Network Communications, telecommunications, TCP/IP Internet Protocols, Web, Network security, Firewalls, Media Streaming, Voice Over IP (VoIP), Instant Messaging, Chat, SMS, MMS, short messaging, 802.11, Mobile Wireless, Patent, Routing/Switching, Data Communications, Computer networks, broadband
A scientist, technologist with 30 years of experience in routing, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, IP, VoIP, and web. As a highly sought-after expert witness, Dr. Lavian has testified in Federal courts before judges and juries, the USPTO PTAB, and the ITC. He has provided support for Intellectual Property (IP) litigation cases related to over 140 patents and testified over 70 times. Highly skilled at translating complex technical subject matters into plain-English commonsense. UC Berkeley Ph.D. focus on Network Communications. Expert in: Network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless: • Communication networks: Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), SNMP, network management, packet switching, network architecture • Mobile wireless: Wi-Fi, 802.11, Bluetooth, Wireless LAN (WLAN), MAC, PHY, Cellular systems, SMS, instant...

Sam Malek, PhD Cyberonix

Irvine, California
Software Engineering, Internet - Computer Science, Software Development, Mobile Software, Android, Java, Internet, Web, Distributed Systems, Software Architecture, Operating System, Database, Cloud Computing, Software Security, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Embedded Systems
Highlights - Professor of Software Engineering, University of California, Irvine - 20+ years of experience in academia and industry - 40+ prior engagements in software-related litigation matters - 30+ prior testimonies in trials and depositions - Renowned author of 120+ peer-reviewed publications Formal Education - PhD, Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2007 - MS, Computer Science, University of Southern California, 2004 - BS, Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 2000 Academic Experience Sam Malek is a Software Engineering Professor in the Informatics Department within the School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. His research is in the field of software engineering, and to date his focus has spanned the areas of software design and architecture, distributed and embedded systems, smartphone and mobile computing, internet and web technologies, and software dependability and security. Re...

Jason McDonald, PhD

San Francisco, California
Internet, Computers - Social Media Expert Witness (organic and ads) as well as expert witness in Facebook Advertising, YouTube Advertising, Google Ads (AdWords), and SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Jason McDonald is an internet pioneer, having started his first company (eg3.com) in 1994. This hands-on experience compelled him to master SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Google Ads (formerly called Google AdWords). Nowadays, he works as a 'social media expert witness,' helping attorneys identify the facts and establish the truth in complex litigation concerning organic efforts and advertising on key social media platforms such as Facebook Ads, YouTube ads, Instagram ads, and other ad platforms like TikTok, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Beyond working as an expert witness in social media, Jason has also helped attorneys as a fact-first SEO expert witness in Search Engine Optimization. SEO, of course, is the art and science of how to get a company, product, or service to the top of Google. Finally, working as a Google Ads expert witness, Jason has helped judges, juries, and attorneys understand the factual complexities of how advertising works on Google including the Google Search Net...

Jessie Stricchiola Alchemist Media Inc.

San Francisco, California
Internet, Technology - Search Engines, SEO, Search Engine Optimization, Internet Investigations, Website Analytics, Internet Forensics, Digital Data Discoverability, Open Source Data, Internet and Digital Marketing, Web Forensics, Website Development, Ecommerce, Google Analytics, Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
References available upon request. Parties to litigation matters have included: U.S. Government, Uber Technologies Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Online Inc., Yahoo! Inc., Dyson Technologies, Inc., IHG Hotels & Resorts, and others. Jessie Stricchiola began studying search algorithms and digital information discoverability in 1997, and was first employed as a full-time search engine optimization (SEO) specialist in 1998. She is the founder of Alchemist Media, Inc., a digital marketing consultancy launched in 2002 that provides various internet and search engine marketing consulting services including SEO, web analytics, andn digital marketing strategies. She is co-author of The Art of SEO (O’Reilly Media, 1st Ed. 2009, 2nd Ed. 2012, 3rd Ed, 2015), a treatise on the practice of SEO that has been used as required or recommended reading in courses at Georgetown University, USC, UCLA, UCSD, UC Davis, the University of Wisconsin, Syracuse University, the University of Mumbai, the City Uni...

Peter Kent Peter Kent Consulting, LLC

Denver, Colorado
Internet, Marketing - Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Digital Marketing, Domain Names, Cybersquatting, Ecommerce, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Online Defamation, Pay Per Click, PPC, Affiliate Marketing, Amazon Marketplace Retailing, Internet Marketing, Web Site Development, Social Media
The best-selling author of SEO for Dummies and dozens of other Internet-technology related books, Peter Kent has been working online since 1984, and in technology since 1979. He was the founder of an e-business service provider funded by one of the world's largest VC firms, and of an Internet-related publishing company (he built his first ecommerce Web site in 1997), VP of Web Solutions for a national ISP, and VP of marketing for a Web-applications company. Since 2003 Mr. Kent has provided consulting services to literally hundreds of companies, large and small, in various areas of digital marketing, including projects for Amazon, Time Warner Cable / Roadrunner, Lonely Planet, Zillow, Avvo, Honey Baked Ham, Dunn & Bradstreet, and Tower Records. Mr. Kent wrote the Complete Idiot's Guide to the Internet in 1993, followed by a plethora of books about various aspects of online business and technology, including seven editions of SEO for Dummies since 2003. He has also created three SEO ...

Mark A McFarland, PE, DFE Discovery Engineering

Boulder, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications - electrocution, electronics, networks, wireless, cellular, 5G, GPS, radar, securities fraud, LTE, cell phones, quality sciences, applied research, RF, interference, radio, satellite, Internet, control systems, instrumentation, appliances, rfid, mobile, software, licenses, contracts,
Mark McFarland, PE, DFE, is the founder and CEO of Discovery Engineering. Mark provides expert consulting services on civil and criminal cases nationwide. Mark's practice covers a wide range of cases, typically involving electrical, electronic, or telecommunications phenomena. He has worked with lawyers in several fields including: wrongful death, personal injury, product liability, securities fraud, homicide, human trafficking, medical malpractice, class action, insurance claims, auto accidents, contract disputes, and more. Contact Mark at Discovery Engineering when you have litigation involving electrical, electronic, cellular, or GPS evidence. Licensed & Board Certified. 720-593-1640 For more information, give me a call, download my CV, visit my website, or read my full bio below. Have a fantastic day! ----------------------------------------------- Mark McFarland, P.E., D.F.E., is a licensed and Board certified engineer and statistician with 25+ years of experience in el...

Jonathan E Hochman Hochman Consultants

Cheshire, Connecticut
Internet, Cybersecurity - E-commerce, Ecommerce, SEO, Search Engine Optimization, PPC, Pay Per Click, Web Development, Online Advertising, Internet Marketing, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Digital Forensics, Internet Security, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Patent, Trademark, Reputation Management, Defamation,
Jonathan Hochman serves as consulting and testifying expert for cases related to Internet marketing, e-commerce, website development, digital forensics, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, mobile advertising, and digital advertising. Since 2007 he has provided expert witness services to plaintiffs and defendants alike for disputes involving trademarks, patents, trade secrets, copyrights, contracts, defamation and online reputation, unfair competition, conspiracy and fraud. Hochman has testified at eight trials and twenty-three depositions. He has served as a consulting expert in more than fifty cases. His clients are located in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Romania. A Yale University graduate with two degrees in computer science, Hochman has worked as a sales, marketing and technology consultant for 30 years. After managing several prior businesses, he founded Hochman Consultants in 2004. Then in 2008 Hochman became cha...

John J. Carney, Esq. Carney Forensics

Scandia, Minnesota
Computers, Forensic Science - digital, forensic, computer, cell, phone, mobile, device, cloud, online, Internet, collect, email, document, text, message, electronic, discovery, smartphone, evidence, recover, preserve, fitness, tracker, Android, distracted, driving, personal, injury, fraud, iPhone, Apple, Google, laptop, watch
I recover digital evidence from cell phones and computers like text messages, email, documents, contacts, call logs, web browsing history, Google searches, photos, videos, and GPS track points. I produce timelines, maps, and user-friendly reports. I obtain deleted and hidden digital evidence for production and presentation in investigations and civil and criminal matters. My clients enjoy quick, convenient service and effective expert witness testimony. I assist attorneys in drafting preservation letters, requests for production of digital evidence, and provide accurate, probing language for subpoenas. Please call or email me today for your no-cost, initial consultation. Studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA. - Earned Bachelor of Science with GPA of 4.6 on a 5.0 scale. - Ranked in the 1st quartile from the top out of 1,007 students in my undergraduate class. Studied at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Saint Paul, MN. - Earned Juris Doctor with Certif...

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. ...

Baw Chng BAWMAN LLC

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Internet, Computers - Intellectual Property, Patents, Networking, Telecommunications, Wi-Fi, Cellular Communications, Wireless, Internet, Mobility, Broadband, Internet of Things, IoT, Cloud Computing, 3GPP, LoRa, Wi-Max, WPAN, TCP/IP, Protocols, Standards, Web Services, API, Big Data, Plastic Optical Fiber, SDN, NFV, SON
Highly experienced networking, communications, computer, and software expert. Awarded 11 patents. Expertise in a broad array of critical technologies including Wi-Fi, Cellular Communications, Networking, Cloud Computing, and Web Services. Diverse software coding experience. MSCS, BSEE, & BSCoE Washington University in St. Louis. Published author. Technical Skills and Knowledge Include: 3GPP and 3GPP2 families of cellular mobile broadband radio access and core network standards, small cells, femtocell, inter-technology handover and roaming IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi, mesh, infrastructure), 802.3 (Ethernet), 802.15 (WiMAX), 802.16 (WPAN) families of standards Internet standards and protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, GRE, etc. Internet-of-Things (IoT), M2M, LoRa, LoRaWAN, LTE Cat-M, NB-IoT Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint (for Wi-Fi) IPsec, IKEv2, L2/L3 tunneling, NAT/NAPT (firewall) SAML, SAMLv2 federation; oAuth, oAuth 2.0 authentication; RADIUS, DIAMETER Network & device management, Broa...

Bruce Weiner Weiner.net, LLC

New York, New York
Information Technology, Software Engineering - Patent, IPR, CBM, Online Travel Agency Tech, E-commerce, Internet, IT Vendor Selection, Airline Technology, Loyalty Program Software, Credit Card Software, Core Banking Technology, Software Development, Complex Commercial Software Disputes, Affiliate Programs, Source Code Review, Fintech
Patented Information Technology and Software Development executive manager with over 30 years of in- depth experience managing software, technology, IT infrastructure, program management and contracting/outsourcing agreements 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. Bruce Weiner is an Information and Internet Technology executive with 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 paten...

David S Howell Avatron

Portland, Oregon
Software Engineering - Software,Mobile,Apps,Applications,Source,Code,Startups,iOS,Android,Mac,Windows,Web,Internet,Objective-C,Swift,Java,Kotlin,Javascript,AI,ML
David Howell is a former Apple software engineer with more than 30 years in the software industry and experience teaching computer science and engineering management at a graduate level. The founder of two companies, including one acquired by Apple, with a focus on mobile, desktop, and web apps, he is now researching deep learning and computer vision at Portland State University. In the past his roles have included Senior Software Engineer, VP of Engineering, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and member of Boards of Advisors. As an expert witness, Mr. Howell has written 14 opinions, testified in Federal court twice, and been deposed three times, in cases involving patent infringement and validity (including two PTAB IPR cases), contract breach, and fraud. He holds 8 patents for software and hardware inventions. In addition to software engineering, Mr. Howell consults and testifies on general entrepreneurship, startup investment, and mergers & acquisitio...

Sameer Singh Somal, CFA, CFP, CAIA Blue Ocean Global Technology

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Defamation, Internet - Internet defamation, cyber defamation, online reputation, digital marketing, defamation damages, online defamation, reputation management, search engine optimization, seo, public relations
Sameer Somal is the CEO of Blue Ocean Global Technology. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on digital transformation, online reputation management, search engine optimization, relationship capital and ethics. Fundamental to his work at Blue Ocean Global Technology, Sameer leads collaboration with an exclusive group of PR, Law and Management Consulting agency partners. He helps clients build and transform their digital presence. Sameer is a published writer and Internet Defamation subject matter expert witness. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, he authors continuing legal education (CLE) programs and is a member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Education Advisory Council. Sameer serves on the board of the CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Girl Power Talk. He is an active member of the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF). Some of Sameer's Recent Articles: Online Reputation Managem...

Chris Silver Smith Argent Media

Dallas, Texas
Internet, Marketing - Search Engine Optimization, SEO, Defamation, Technology, Online Advertising, Social Media, Reputation Management, Domain Names, Cybersquatting, Internet Analytics, APIs, API Development, Internet Advertising, Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Trademark Infringement
With more than $98 million awarded to litigation clients, Chris Silver Smith has provided expert witness services on cases involving major search engines, search engine optimization (SEO), social media, internet analytics, search engine algorithms, application programming interfaces (APIs), image meta data, patents, domain names, cybersquatting / typosquatting, online defamation, reputation management, blogging, mapping, and more. As an SEO Expert Witness, he has provided analysis and testified in cases involving trademark infringement conducted through various search engine optimization techniques. Smith is also Google Ads Search Certified, and has testified as a Pay-Per-Click Ads expert witness in cases involving the use of trademarks, copyrighted content, and keyword targeting involving PPC ads. Smith is also skilled in social media analysis, and has used sentiment analysis to assess the whether topics and persons have been presented favorably or negatively in social media. H...
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