Jonathan Wells

Dr. Jonathan Wells

AJIS Wireless Consulting

Pleasanton , CA 94566
Office: 925-200-5124

Introduction

TESTIFYING WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY EXPERT

Dr. Jonathan Wells is an experienced wireless technology expert, specializing in 2G, 3G and 4G cellular networks (3GPP, GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, HSPA, LTE), RF infrastructure equipment (cell phone handset, cell site, base station, antenna and mobile backhaul) and wireless rules and regulations (FCC, ETSI, CEPT). He is lead inventor on three patents and is author of "Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications," (Artech House, 2010).

Litigation Support and Expert Consulting Areas
• Wireless technology
• Cellular networks (3GPP, 3GPP2, GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, HSPA, LTE and Wi-Fi)
• Cellular infrastructure equipment (cell phones, handsets, base stations, backhaul)
• RF, microwave and millimeter-wave devices, systems and networks
• FCC and international wireless standards, rules and regulations
• RF design, including RF assemblies, subassemblies and components
• Intellectual property, patents

Education
• Ph.D., Microwave Physics, University of Bath
• M.B.A., Massey University (graduated with distinction)
• B.Sc., Physics with Physical Electronics, University of Bath (graduated 3rd in class with 1st class honors)
• AEA/Stanford Executive Institute, Stanford University

Professional Affiliations
• Toastmasters International (Distinguished Toastmaster)
• Senior Member IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
• Member IEEE MTT-S (Microwave Theory and Techniques Society)
• Member IEEE Communications Society
• Member IEEE CNSV (Consultants Network of Silicon Valley)

Professional Achievements
• Co-chair, Intellectual Property Special Interest Group, IEEE CNSV
• Reviewer for US Government’s Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) and Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
• Selected Expert Advice columnist for Microwave Journal
• Session chair, International Microwave Symposium (IMS2009)
• Co-chair and organizer, Workshop on Millimeter-Wave Security Sensors
• Co-chair, Workshop on Extending the Life of GSM & EDGE Networks
• Co-chair, Workshop on Wireless IP/Ethernet Backhaul for Next Generation Mobile Networks


Areas of Expertise

  • Communications
  • Computers & Technology
  • Data Communications
  • Electronics
  • Intellectual Property
  • Microwave
  • Networking
  • Telecommunications
  • Telephony
  • Wireless Technology

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: PhD in Microwave Physics
MBA in Business Administration (graduated with distinction in top 10% of class)
BSc in Physics with Physical Electronics (graduated with 1st class honors, 3rd in class)
Attended AEA/Stanford Executive Institute, Stanford University
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Toastmasters International
Senior Member IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
Member IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society
Member IEEE Communications Society
Member CNSV (Consultants Network of Silicon Valley)
Co-chair, Intellectual Property Special Interest Group, CNSV
Reviewer for US Government’s Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) and Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations at international conferences. Recent publications and speaking engagements include:
1. “Mobile Patent Wars,” IEEE-SCV Communications Society, USA, May 2012 (Invited Panelist)
2. J.A. Wells, “Backhaul for Small Cells,” Mobile Experts, USA, Oct. 2011
3. “Building a Successful Consulting Practice,” Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) course 96-833: Fundamental Consulting Skills, USA, May 2011
4. J.A. Wells, “The Seven Rules for Hiring a Wireless Technology Expert,” New Matter; Official Publication of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 5-6, Dec. 2010
5. J.A. Wells, “Multi-Gigabit Microwave and MM-Wave Wireless Communications,” Artech House, Boston, Sept. 2010
6. J.A. Wells, “MM-Waves in the Living Room: The Future of Wireless High Definition Multimedia Connectivity,” Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No.8, pp. 72-84, Aug. 2009
7. “Faster Than Fiber: Enabling Multi-Gigabit Wireless Communication Links,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS 2009, USA, June 2009 (Session Chair)
8. J.A. Wells, “Faster Than Fiber: The Future of Multi-Gb/s Wireless”, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 10, No.3, pp. 104-112, May 2009 (Invited Paper)
9. “The Future of Cellular Infrastructure,” IEEE CNSV, USA, Mar. 2009 (Invited Speaker)
10. “Wireless Backhaul Trends: The Future Role of Wireless, Fiber Optics and Copper Wire,” IEEE-SCV Communications Society, USA, Oct. 2008 (Invited Speaker)
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Cellphone and wireless patent infringement, FCC rules and regulations, wireless location and positioning, wireless propagation

References

References upon request.