This expert received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1961. He joined IBM in 1955 and for ten years worked in the areas of computer organization and design. He was design manager of prototype versions of the IBM 7090 and 7094/II, and later for the System 360 Model 91 Central Processing Unit. Between 1966 and 1974 this expert was a faculty member of two major research universities. He then became a professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, and was Director of the Computer Systems Laboratory. He was a founding member of both the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture and the IEEE Computer Society`s Technical Committee on Computer Architecture. He is the author of three books, over 250 technical papers, and named inventor on numerous patents. He also has over 10 years experience as a litigation support expert.