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Christopher K. Wilson

Christopher K. Wilson

324 Lakeview Way
Redwood City, California 94062

Phone(650) 867-2621

Website www.cwcons.com

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Christopher K. Wilson has more than 25 years of experience designing vehicle safety technology, driver assistance systems and vehicle automation systems. He has been an expert witness for the last 6 years, submitting over 20 expert reports and 3 depositions. Christopher's technical expertise is in the development of vehicle systems, including maps, communications, positioning, radar, LiDAR, and vision systems, for use in various safety and automation applications. I worked extensively with vehicle manufacturers on data collection and processing technologies, as well as government and the insurance industry on the use of vehicle data in applications including traffic information, insurance rate setting, and Smart Cities.

Christopher Wilson's experience includes 3 years as CEO of Vehicle Data Science Corporation, an automated vehicle mapping start-up, 4 years with TomTom as Director for High Definition Map development and products, and 12 years with Mercedes-Benz R&D as VP of Intelligent Transportation System Products and Programs. He was a program manager at TRW where he developed one of the automotive industry's first collision notification systems.

Holding a BA in Physics from Princeton University, Christopher Wilson has 6 patents in the fields of vehicle positioning and mapping.

Services

As an expert for the last 7 years, I have submitted over 25 reports and 40 hours of depositions. I have worked in the US and internationally on patents, trademarks and trade secrets.

I am available as a testifying expert for cases relating to automated driving and vehicle safety, telematics technology, driver assistance systems technology, and traffic and transportation systems and applications. I also provide consulting services on technical questions, as well as the positioning and marketing of technologies for the transportation industry.


Litigation Support Services

Christopher K. Wilson is available as a testifying expert for cases relating to telematics technology, driver assistance systems technology, and transportation applications.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Christopher Wilson's technical expertise is in the development of connected and automated vehicle systems, including maps, communications, positioning, radar, LiDAR, and vision systems. He is the father of short-range connected vehicle technology supporting V2V, V2I and V2X applications having started this field in 2000. He worked extensively with vehicle manufacturers on data collection and processing technologies, as well as government and the insurance industry on the use of vehicle data in applications including traffic information, insurance rate setting, and Smart Cities. Recently this field has enveloped the Internet of Things, where Christopher Wilson is an expert on the use of vehicles and vehicle data.

For the past 7 years, Christopher has also worked as an expert witness in more than 20 intellectual property cases. He has filed over a dozen IPR briefs, as well as invalidity and infringement reports. He has worked in both the U.S. and Australia.

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Professional Experience

Christopher K. Wilson has over 25 years' experience designing vehicle safety technology, driver assistance systems and vehicle automation systems.

His experience includes 3 years as CEO of Vehicle Data Science Corporation, an automated vehicle mapping start-up, 4 years with TomTom as Director for High Definition Map development and products, and 12 years with Mercedes-Benz R&D as VP of Intelligent Transportation System Products and Programs. Christopher was a program manager at TRW where he developed one of the automotive industry's first collision notification systems.


Legal Experience & Services

Christopher K. Wilson has 7 years of experience as an Expert Witness with over 20 expert reports and 40 hours of depositions. He has written over a dozen IPR reports for the PTAB and a similar number of reports on infringement and invalidity for various courts.

His Expert Witness work focuses on patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Christopher has worked in the USA and abroad.


Affiliations

Inside GNSS magazine- Editorial Board
IEEE Consultants Network, Silicon Valley- Vice Chair
IEEE- Various societies
Society of Automotive Engineers
Institute of Navigation (formerly led land navigation section)
Docent- Edgewood Park and Nature Preserve


Qualifications

27 years experience developing active safety systems.
35 years experience developing various sensor systems and telemetry systems.


Seminars & Training

SEAK- Expert Witness training
MIT- Advanced Database Systems
Harvard- Business Innovation and Strategy
Stanford- Business Alliances
UC Berkeley- Various technical seminars in communications and data processing.


Education

BA, Physics - Princeton University




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