Cellular Services Expert in Prepaid Wireless
A cellular services expert knowledgeable in prepaid wireless technology was sought to consult for a patent infringement case. The patent claimed technology for cellular services in which only pre-authorized callers, such as prepaid wireless customers, could complete calls on the cellular network. The case required a thorough understanding of prepaid wireless technology, with particular knowledge of the automated number identification code (ANI).
IMS ExpertServices sought a cellular services expert in wireless telecommunications with operational knowledge of cellular services, such as how calls are tracked and processed through billing software. Additionally, the expert needed to know the SS7 network and protocol, which includes basic call setup, management, and tear down, wireless services local number portability, toll-free and toll wireline services, and enhanced call features.
This cellular services expert has been in the telecommunications industry for over 40 years. He is currently associated with telecommunications research at a major university and provides consulting services to the wireless and cellular services industry. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and communications, as well as his Masters in electrical engineering. He holds two U.S. patents in cellular mobile technology. This expert has worked as a consultant with a number of companies and governmental entities throughout the world on wireless technology and other telecommunications issues. As Director of the R&D arm of a large telecommunications company, he directed the creation of plans and new cellular services to enter the wireless market. IMS Reference #1164704
This cellular services expert is a recognized industry expert in strategy and implementation of wireless data and pervasive computing solutions. He has a strong technical background in developing and launching technologies, products, and solutions for the wireless industry, including extensive experience in managing and delivering all phases of the product development cycle. He has telecommunications industry experience working with major cellular services providers around the globe. This expert holds a Bachelor's of Engineering and a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University. IMS Reference #1208548
This cellular services expert has over 18 years of experience specializing in wireless networks, including prepaid wireless services. He has held various technical management positions at Illuminet, BellSouth Cellular, and BellSouth Telecommunications and led teams responsible for wireless data and content business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Auburn University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is the author of books on SS7 network technology and prepaid wireless service. IMS Reference #1217894