Jonathan Wells

Dr. Jonathan Wells

AJIS Wireless Consulting

Pleasanton , CA 94566
Office: 925-200-5124

Introduction

EXPERIENCED TESTIFYING EXPERT: 30+ YEARS WIRELESS EXPERIENCE

Dr. Jonathan Wells has over 30 years experience in wireless technology and communications, including 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G cellular networks (3GPP, GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, HSPA, LTE, LTE-Advanced, NR), RF infrastructure equipment (cellphone handset, cell site, base station, antenna and mobile backhaul) and wireless rules and regulations (FCC, ETSI, CEPT). He is lead inventor on multiple patents and is author of "Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications," (Artech House, 2010).

Litigation Support and Expert Consulting Areas
• Wireless communications and technology
• Cellular and local area networks (3GPP, 3GPP2, GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, HSPA, LTE, LTE-Advanced, NR, Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth)
• Cellular infrastructure equipment (cellphones, 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., University of Bath, UK
• M.B.A., Massey University, New Zealand (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

  • Cell Phones
  • Communications
  • 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: Distinguished Toastmaster, 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)
Past 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: Lectured as part of undergraduate programs at UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon and University of Bath, UK.
Over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations at international conferences. Published wireless text book: “Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications,” Artech House, Boston, Sept. 2010 (ISBN 1608070824)
Recent speaking engagements include:
1. “Taking the Pulse of 5G: The Status of the Next Gen Cellular Network,” IEEE Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley, USA, Jan. 2019
2. “5G and the Future of Cellular,” IEEE Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley, USA, Mar. 2016
3. “SON [Self-Organizing Networks]: The Enabling Technology in Small Cell Networks,” Wireless Communications Alliance (WCA), USA, April 2014 (Panel Moderator)
4. “Feeding the Beast – The Road to 5G Backhaul,” Wireless Communications Alliance (WCA), USA, April 2013 (Invited Panelist)
5. “Mobile Patent Wars,” IEEE-SCV Communications Society, USA, May 2012 (Invited Panelist)
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: Cellular and wireless patent infringement and validity, FCC rules and regulations, wireless location and positioning, wireless propagation

References

References upon request.