Michael Fenn is a vice president at Aon, specializing in intellectual property litigation. Mike has seven years of industry experience working as an electrical, systems, and software engineer and more than a decade of experience advising both technology companies and law firms in patent, trade secret, copyright, and computer forensic matters. He has worked as an expert testifier or consultant on more than 100 matters touching diverse technologies such as smartphone and web software, digital rights management, distributed systems, virtual reality gaming, medical records systems and devices, automotive technology, electronic trading software, and test and measurement software. Mike has submitted expert reports and declarations, been deposed, and testified as an expert in federal court during both jury and bench trials.
Mike holds a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University, where his studies focused on computer architecture and digital design, and an M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where his research focused on digital signal processing and communication theory.
Prior to joining Aon, Mike worked at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems as both a systems and software engineer. In those roles, he provided technical leadership to multidisciplinary engineering teams, developed high-performance radar data and signal processing algorithms, and developed software for large-scale phased array radar systems. Before that, he worked at Abiomed where he developed remote monitoring software and designed embedded systems for an artificial heart.
Mike is also a GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner.