Mr. Hicks has advised clients on more than 150 matters relating to intellectual property and computer forensics. He has testified as an expert in Federal Court, submitted expert reports and affidavits, and has been deposed in several cases. Before co-founding Elysium Digital, he worked as a consultant for the AT&T Consumer Lab, where he developed data mining techniques and researched Internet programs and protocols. He is co-inventor on two patents on systems for unlocking remote electronic data. Mr. Hicks graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Computer Science. While there, his academic research focused on artificial intelligence and earned him the Computer Science Senior Prize.
Mr. Mattal graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Computer Science and a certificate in Music Performance in Conducting. His areas of focus include computer systems and network design, computer forensics, electronic production systems, data indexing and searching, and intellectual property. Mr. Mattal has done research on programming languages, memory management, and distributed network environments. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Mattal worked at AT&T Research where he designed and implemented intelligent customer care systems. He later led the design and implementation of the back-end systems for a Blue Mountain Arts e-commerce venture.
Mr. Creath has advised clients on more than 100 matters relating to intellectual property and computer technology. He has served as a consulting expert for the duration of multi-year patent litigation, providing technical analysis throughout trial. He has also submitted expert testimony in Federal Court. Mr. Creath's areas of focus include both high-level software design and low-level software analysis. Before co-founding Elysium Digital, he worked as a consultant for AT&T Laboratories, where he created tools for graphical analysis of web sites. He has many years of experience in object code analysis on all major platforms and a variety of architectures, and is co-inventor on two patents on systems for unlocking remote electronic data. Mr. Creath graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Computer Science. While there, his academic research focused on 3D simulation, cross-compiler back ends, and reverse engineering.
Dr. Cohen received his Ph.D. in Computer Science, with a minor in Electrical Engineering, from Duke University. He also holds an A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. His areas of focus include program design, Java programming, programming methodology, bytecode analysis, and distributed systems. Dr. Cohen has testified as an expert before the International Trade Commission (ITC), submitted expert reports in Federal Court, and been deposed. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, Dr. Cohen worked for IBM, Data General, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and the National Academy of Sciences.
Mr. Kemp has advised clients on more than 80 matters relating to embedded computer systems, algorithmic analysis, and data extraction. His areas of focus include reverse engineering, embedded systems, computer architecture, and object-oriented software design. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Kemp worked at Sun Microsystems, developing high-end server chipsets and diagnostic software. Mr. Kemp graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering, concentrating on Computer Systems and Signal & Image Processing.
Mr. Wahlberg has advised clients on more than 200 matters relating to computer forensics and electronic discovery. Mr. Wahlberg is a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) with the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) as well as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE+I). Prior to joining Elysium Digital, he provided forensic and IT services as an independent consultant. Before that, he worked for Dragon Systems (later L&H, ScanSoft) where he focused on systems and multimedia engineering for advanced speech recognition technology. Mr. Wahlberg is also the co-inventor on several speech recognition patents.
Mr. Eaddy has advised clients on more than 150 matters relating to intellectual property, computer forensics, and electronic discovery. Mr. Eaddy has testified as an expert in state and Federal Court, submitted expert reports, and been deposed on multiple occasions. His areas of focus include database and software analysis, computer forensics, e-mail software and formats, and electronic discovery consulting. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Eaddy worked as a software engineer at Trilogy Software, where he was instrumental in launching their content service for the consumer electronics industry and developed a scheduling service for their primary e-commerce application. Prior to that, he created an account management system for Raymond James Financial. Mr. Eaddy graduated cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Computer Science and magna cum laude with a J.D. from the New England School of Law.
Mr. Schwartzberg has advised clients on more than 150 matters relating to intellectual property, computer forensics, and electronic discovery. Mr. Schwartzberg received his M.S. in Computer Science from Tufts University. His area of focus is system administration, concentrating on the UNIX® platform, backups, and system security. Mr. Schwartzberg has also researched new methods of system administration, including the use of autonomic response to phenomena. Prior to joining Elysium in 2005, Mr. Schwartzberg worked at Cisco Systems, Narad Networks and BBN Technologies in functions ranging from desktop support to managing an IT department.
Dr. Dwoskin received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, where his research focused on designing computer processors that enhance security for accessing sensitive data. He also holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University. His areas of focus include computer security, computer architecture, virtualization, embedded systems, operating systems, and network applications and protocols. Dr. Dwoskin has further interests in technology policy and privacy.
Mr. Perry is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) with the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), as well as an Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE). Mr. Perry has a B.A. in Information Technology from Boston College. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, he was a Deputy Sheriff and Digital Evidence Forensic Examiner for the Plymouth County Sheriffs Department's Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). Mr. Perry has submitted expert testimony in District and Superior Court (MA) and has written several expert reports.
Mr. Ray has a Master's Degree in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego, and an A.B. in Mathematics from Brown University. His areas of focus include system architecture for large enterprises, parallel computing, speech recognition, electronic publishing, multimedia databases, language run-time environments, and operating systems. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Ray was a VP of Enterprise Architecture and Technology Research at Fidelity Investments, developing corporate standards for browsers, operating systems and hypervisors. He has also worked for a long succession of technology companies in the Boston area, including Watchpoint Media, Dragon Systems, D.E. Shaw, Naviant Technologies, Thinking Machines Corporation, and CompuGRAPHIC/Agfa.
Mr. Lietz graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Mathematics and a Computer Science minor. His coursework included abstract and applied algebra, topology, graph theory, and the theory of computation. He was the project manager for a Geoprofiling project with the Los Angeles Police Department and is interested in algorithmic analysis.
Mr. Rucinski graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Computer Science. While at Princeton his coursework ranged from operating system programming to algorithmic analysis. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Rucinski worked at Scvngr, where he designed and implemented the first version of their Android application.
Mr. Liu holds an A.B. in English from Harvard College, where he was also a teaching fellow in the Computer Science Department, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. His academic work focused on operating systems, programming languages, and intellectual property law and policy. Before joining Elysium Digital, he worked at Microsoft and Idiom Technologies as a software engineer, practiced law at Goulston & Storrs as an associate, and clerked for the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch of the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Dr. Kohl received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where his research focused on rule-based systems for the interpretation of natural images. He also holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and an A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Princeton University. Before joining Elysium Digital, Dr. Kohl has managed software development efforts as CTO, Chief Architect, or Vice President of Engineering at a number of early and mid-stage companies. At Open Learning Exchange, he developed open-source software for the creation and sharing of global k-12 educational materials. At X-Rite, he managed the development of over 15 standalone and enterprise products for color management. At Context Media, he was responsible for the design and development of enterprise content management, and at Amerinex Applied Imaging he led both the contract development of image understanding software for DARPA as well as the creation of commercial software tools for image processing.
Ms. Antalik is a seasoned electronic discovery professional with extensive experience advising law firms, government agencies, and corporate clients in the areas of data and case management strategy and best practices. An experienced project manager, Ms. Antalik integrates her project management background with electronic discovery principles to maximize efficiency for her clients. Ms. Antalik’s experience includes practical knowledge of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) amendments regarding Electronically Stored Information (ESI), Sedona Principles, and cutting-edge electronic discovery technology and processes. Prior to joining Elysium, Ms. Antalik managed an electronic discovery team at Merrill Corporation where she was responsible for the company’s largest portfolio of electronic discovery matters. Ms. Antalik has also been instrumental in building and sustaining project management departments within various government entities. Ms. Antalik has a B.A. in Public Policy and Administration from Suffolk University and a Masters Certification in Project Management from Boston University.
Mr. Fenn received his M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where his studies focused on signal processing and communication theory, and his B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Cornell University, where he focused on computer architecture and digital design. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Fenn worked at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems as both a systems and software engineer, providing technical leadership to multidisciplinary engineering teams developing high-performance data and signal processing algorithms and software for large-scale radar systems. Before that, he worked at Abiomed where he developed remote monitoring software and designed embedded systems.
Mr. Lerman graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Computer Science. He has worked as a software engineer with a focus on web-based applications and data processing and storage. His primary areas of interest include software architecture, database design, and networking.
Mr. Brockway graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. His areas of focus include software development using Java, C++ and other languages for applications including network element management, identity, access management, speech recognition, radar signal processing and satellite communications. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Brockway worked at Juniper Networks where he designed element management software for core routers, edge routers and firewalls. At CA, he developed software for securing access to web sites. At Dragon Systems / Lernout and Hauspie, he developed speech recognition software for the retail and automotive markets. At Raytheon Company, he developed software and digital hardware for radar and satellite systems. Mr. Brockway recently earned an MBA from Babson College focusing on technology management in the global marketplace.
Mr. Brooks has developed a wide variety of software and brings to Elysium over three decades of practical experience in many aspects of computer architecture and application development. Mr. Brooks graduated cum laude from Boston College with a B.A. in Mathematics, then went on to gain experience with CAD/CAM, digital pre-press, high-performance video, tablet computers, networking, supercomputing, radar applications, simulators, and more. While working at Silicon Graphics International (SGI), he taught seminars on tuning scientific applications for the Irix and Altix architectures. While at Number Nine Visual Technology in 1999, he was the lead software architect for a tablet computer supporting gesture recognition on a touch screen. Mr. Brooks has Linux+ and Security+ certifications.
Dr. Crankshaw received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, where his research focused on superconducting quantum computation. He also holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina. His areas of focus include computer architecture, reverse engineering, integrated circuits, C and C++ programming, and radio frequency antennas and systems. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, Dr. Crankshaw worked for Cardinal Intellectual Properties and MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Mr. Miller received a Master's degree in Computer Science from Boston University, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. He also received a B.S. in Physics from Brown University. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Miller worked as an engineer and manager on a variety of software development projects, including patent data processing, search engines, group calendaring/scheduling, office suites, and molecular modeling.
Mr. Meola received a Masters degree in Computer Science from Princeton University, where his research focused on provably fault-tolerant computing and development of high-level languages for programming and configuration of computer networks. He also holds a B.S. with highest honors in Computer Science and Mathematics from Rutgers University. He has interests in programming languages, compilers, performance of large applications, and computer architecture.
Mr. Edge is a software architect with over 25 years of technology development experience. His areas of focus include multimedia, graphics, video streaming, 3D rendering, and interactive gaming technologies. Mr. Edge graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Dr. Jannaty received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, where his research focused on end-of-the-roadmap devices and their reliability in the presence of noise. He also holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Brown.
Mr. Myers graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Computer Science. His areas of focus include programming language design and implementation, compiler optimization, software engineering and program design. His recent research has focused on aspect-oriented software design and topics in the conceptual organization of software.
Mr. Steinbrook holds an SM in Engineering and an AB in Computer Science from Harvard University. His research has investigated diverse applications of technology, in areas including user interface devices, natural language processing, Internet surveillance, wireless sensor networks, and Web browser internals.
Mr. Drutskoy graduated from Princeton University with a M.S.E in Computer Science, where his research focused on computer networks and databases. He also holds B.S. degrees in Computer Science and in Mathematics from Ohio State University, both of which were awarded with honors. His areas of interest are computer networks, databases and 3D graphics.
Mr. Jones holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from Princeton University. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, graduating with a double major in Computer Engineering and Computer Science. Before attending Princeton, Mr. Jones worked at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS), a National Science Foundation supercomputing center located at the University of Tennessee. In addition to his work at NICS, Mr. Jones has interned at several research labs, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Mr. Trott graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Computer Science and a minor in Economics. While a student, his areas of study included Information Management. Before joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Trott worked as a Research Assistant and in various web development projects for non-profit and start-up firms.
Ms. Yezril graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and certificates in Computer Science and Engineering & Management Systems. While a student, her areas of research included green energy and optimization. Before joining Elysium Digital, Ms. Yezril worked at BCI Sensors to design and implement weather-tracking radar systems.
Mr. McCord graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Computer Science. As a student he researched robotics and language technologies. His additional interests include programming languages and operating systems.
Ms. Hendrick graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with certificates in Applications of Computing and Robotics and Intelligent Systems. As part of her undergraduate research she analyzed microarray data using neural networks.
Ms. Ong graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Computer Science and a certificate in Engineering Biology. As part of her undergraduate research she explored the use of natural language processing techniques to extract information about protein interactions described in biological journals. Her interests also include machine learning and algorithmic analysis.
Mr. Trippe graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Computer Science and a certificate in Neuroscience. His coursework encompassed network and systems programming, computer security, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Elysium Digital, Mr. Trippe conducted research constructing and simulating neural network systems with Dr. Ken Norman.
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