Elizabeth is also a mother to four wonderful children and enjoys reading, planning parties, and spending time with her friends and family.
Elizabeth holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Christendom College.
Alanna received her B.S. in Psychology at Florida Southern College while playing NCAA Division II Lacrosse where her team advanced to the NCAA Division II National Championship in consecutive years.
Before joining Ofinno, Willis worked at a leading IP boutique firm and later at a global IP litigation powerhouse. In addition to preparing and prosecution patent applications in computer related technologies, he also has experience in inter partes review and other litigation proceedings involving video compression standards, wireless network standards, and computer power management. Willis holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a double major in Engineering and Public Policy as well as an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Prior to joining Ofinno, he held a chief research engineer position for standardization, and a manager position for business development at LG Electronics. He is an inventor in over 750 granted US patents. SungDuck focuses on research of system architecture and communication protocols for 5G and 6G.
He received his MBA degree from Sloan school of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA. He received his BS degree in Electrical engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Prior to joining Ofinno, he has worked as a full-time tenured professor at Kadir Has University, Turkey. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He has earned his M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ryerson University, Canada and his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey. He is a Marie Curie Fellow and a recipient of Governor General’s Gold Medal.
Stanislav has extensive experience of joining 3GPP RAN3, RAN, SA2, and SA1 standardization, as well as participation in IEEE, ETSI, and ITU-R.
Stanislav is IEEE Senior Member, holds PhD degree, has over 30 book chapters / journal papers, over 95 conference papers, over 50 patents, and over 600 contributions to standardization.
Prior to joining Ofinno, Leonardo worked as an Assistant Professor in Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan for 7 years where he also got a PhD in Computer Science and Systems Engineering.
Jake earned his JD and LLM in Intellectual Property from UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law. During law school, he was on law review and worked as a law clerk at the International Trade Commission (ITC) assisting investigative attorneys in Section 337 patent litigation. Jake holds two BS degrees from Virginia Tech and a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, where he focused on digital signal processing and communication systems.
Prior to joining Ofinno, Yasser worked in private practice at leading IP law firms in Paris, France and in Washington, DC, where he represented clients in a wide range of technologies in front of both the United States Patent & Trademark Office and the European Patent Office. He also served as in-house counsel of a wireless technology research and development company, where his responsibilities included multi-jurisdictional patent portfolio development and management as well as supporting the company’s licensing program of standard-essential patents.
Yasser holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa, a PhD in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Computer Science from Cornell University, and a JD from Georgetown University.
During his tenure, he contributed to multiple standardization projects, including IEEE 802.15.3c, IEEE 802.11ad, and IEEE 1900.7. He served as the Chair for IEEE 802.19.1 coexistence in the TVWS Task Group. Between 2012 and 2014, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Tohoku University, where he contributed the development of the IEEE 802.15.4k Low Energy Critical Infrastructure Management Standard. Between 2016 and 2019 he represented NICT in the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector, and he was drafting group Chair of the 1A-3 and 5C-3 groups on WRC-19 agenda item 1.15.
In 2021, he joined Kadir Has University. He is currently serving as the IEEE Turkey Section Vice Chair, IEEE Comsoc Turkey Chapter Chair, IEEE Region 8 Standards Coordinator, Vice Chair of the 802.19 Working Group and the 802.11bb Light Communications Task Group, and a corresponding member of the IEEE TAB COS.
He has over 50 major journal and conference publications, and 3 U.S. and 37 Japanese patents. His research interests include THz communications, spectrum sharing, and radar signal processing. He was one of the recipients of the Turkish Academy of Sciences Young Researcher Award, the IEEE-SA Standards Board Award, and the IEEE-SA Certificate of Appreciation. He has served as a Guest Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine and a Board Member for IEEE Comsoc MMTC E-Letters.
Prior to joining Ofinno, he held the position of Principal Engineer at a research lab (FG Innovation) of Foxconn, being a Research Lead on various 5G/6G topics and a 3GPP delegate in RAN2, RAN1, and RAN Plenary meetings. He was distinguished with the Top 10 inventors Award from Foxconn. Before his tenure at Foxconn, he served as a Senior Engineer at ASUS and represented the company as a RAN2 delegate. With extensive experience in 3GPP, he has contributed over a hundred 3GPP technical papers.
In addition to his industry experience, he has made an impact in the academic sphere. He has been invited as the reviewer of dozens of journal and conference papers, showcasing his commitment to advancing wireless communication technology.
Prior to joining Ofinno, Garrison was a Patent Examiner with the USPTO in the Business Methods – Banking/Finance/Insurance art area. He also worked as an attorney at a boutique law firm in the Seattle, WA area, handling civil litigation matters and building the firm’s intellectual property practice (Trademarks, Patents, Copyright and Licensing).
Garrison earned a J.D. and a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Computer Science & Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He also has a B.A. in Business Administration - Information Systems from the University of Washington.
Before joining Ofinno, he was a professor at the Signal Processing department of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and a researcher at research labs from Polytechnic University of Valencia and Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. He was invited to research stay at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Florida, U.S. Damian has also directed more than 10 Bachelor and Ph.D. Thesis and was Principal Investigator in six competitive R&D projects of both private and public funding. In his stage in the industry, he was a member of international technical committees at the DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting), the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), and the DigiTAG (Digital Terrestrial Television Action Group).
Damian holds a B.S. and M.S. in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in Spain and a Ph.D. in Technology information from the Castilla La-Mancha University.