Christopher K Wilson

Christopher K Wilson

Christopher Wilson Consulting
324 Lakeview Way
Redwood City, CA 94062
Office: 650-867-2621

Mr Wilson has 30 years of experience in the automotive industry developing and building safety systems to address all manner of vehicle accidents. He is a leader in the development of vehicle positioning, mapping, and communications technologies (telematics) for safety, ADAS, remote diagnostics, infotainment and fleet management applications, as well as an expert on vehicle sensors and data processing systems (radar, camera/video, ultrasound, IoT, and "big data" analytics). He works with federal, state and industry groups on ways to address transportation safety and efficiency and accident causation. He consults with various companies on mapping and sensor needs for automated and semi-automated vehicles. He also works in the field of accident reconstruction where advanced sensors and systems are involved.

Mr Wilson has seven years of experience as an expert witness, primarily in the area of intellectual property. He has written over 30 reports, including many successful IPR petitions, and been deposed seven times.

Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Driver Behavior
  • Human Factors
  • Infotainment & Telematics Systems
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mapping & Surveying
  • Patents
  • Seat Belts & Air Bags
  • Traffic/Highway Safety

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Princeton University
Certificate in Accident Reconstruction from Society of Automotive Engineers
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
IEEE Silicon Valley Consultants Network, Vice Chair
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Institute of Navigation (IoN)
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Inside GNSS Advisory Board
California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Throughout my career I have given presentations on automotive technology at conferences with tens to thousands of listeners, and in private meetings. I have also been on several television shows explaining my research work. Currently most of my speaking is as a moderator or speaker on industry panels regarding the development of automotive safety technology.

I am currently a docent at local parks. While in graduate school I taught undergraduate physics classes.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: More than 25
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained for intellectual property matters relating to automotive and connected vehicle technology, as well as for accident causation.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Seven
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August, 2019
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Seven
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, testimony, reports, site inspections, crash reconstruction and event data recorder (EDR) analysis.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $400


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