Mr. Lee M. Bauman
14922 DiDuca Way
Los Gatos CA, 95032
Experienced expert witness for litigation on marketing, business methods, financial analysis, regulatory compliance, public policy, internet and communications engineering and technology
BIO / Resume / CV:
Experienced expert witness and policy strategy advisor for litigation or policy hearings related to business marketing, business methods, financial analysis, regulatory compliance, public policy, internet and communications engineering and technology. SYNOPSIS Experienced expert witness for billion dollar Intellectual Property and Bankrupt company cases Expert witness for communications technology, business practices, and business finances Experienced advocate before the FCC and state telecommunications regulatory bodies Leading public policy spokesperson for Fortune 100 company. Senior corporate officer for local competition regulatory strategy development and implementation Senior Fortune 100 company officer for Engineering, Technology, and also Business Marketing President/CEO of 3 companies with M&A successes with 4 companies. More than 3 decades of multi-functional executive experience in voice and data communications technology companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 firms. International experience; managed teams and developed markets in Asia, Europe, and N. America. Created and managed a new company in Beijing China plus a company in Hong Kong. Builder of world-class-teams and committed team player; respected by sales, engineering, legal, etc. EDUCATION Stanford Univ. Masters Business 1990 honors Univ. of Colorado MSEE & Computer Science 1972 4.0/4.0 Rutgers University MSME 1970 4.0/4.0 Univ. of Cincinnati BSME 1968 3.8/4.0 Numerous Student Awards for Leadership and Scholarship Registered Professional Engineer in California and Illinois. CAREER HISTORY Advativ Advisors President and CEO May 2005 - Provider of world-class business building support including litigation expert witness testimony, business financial modeling, public policy and regulatory strategy development and implementation with decision makers, complex negotiation leadership, and business strategy development. AirZip, Inc. President and CEO Jan 2001 to April 2005 Software solution for persistent file security and speed of transmissions. Implemented major strategic change from strategy defined prior to Lee to one with large potential. Personally developed OEM agreements with major global office products suppliers. AirZip acquired and continues implementation of this strategy. Telera, Inc. COO/VP Network Services May/2000 to Jan 2001 Leadership in transformation of product company into a service company. Integration of the best of web driven technology with PSTN voice networks and regulatory opportunities. Personally made Teleras largest sale. Alacrity Communications, Inc. President and CEO April/1999 to May/2000 Created strategic plan for value creation; restructured company; positioned company as a leader in integrated voice, data, and video switching semiconductor solutions markets; successfully negotiated sale of company. PHB-Hagler Bailly Sr. VP: Global Telecom. Sector Oct/1997 to April/1999 Founded and Built a successful Global Telecommunications Consulting Practice in existing firm. Expert witness for the FCC in major wireless spectrum suit and for Samsung in billion dollar IP suit. Created strategy and plan for fiber build by a large gas pipeline company. Helped several companies with telecom competition plans. Pacific Bell VP and Officer June/1990 to Oct/1997 VP Local Competition Feb/1995 to Oct/1997 Total corporate leadership of all aspects of opening markets to competition; policy, legal, regulatory, legislative, network and systems development, negotiations of agreements with competitors, executive public spokesperson. Also formed and lead the Pacific Bell CLEC company to provide local services outside Pacifics franchised territories. Two special awards from Board of Directors for excellence. VP Business Market Group Jan/1994 to Feb/1995 All product development, product management, promotions, and sales channel development for all Pacific Bell business customer markets plus direct sales and service to National Accounts. Exceeded revenue goal of over $3B/year. Introduced new data networking products. VP & GM National Accounts Aug/1992 to Dec/1993 $1Billion/year responsibility for all Pacifics large business customers. Turned around a 5 year continuous revenue decline through dramatic changes in the management team, sales metrics and incentives, and product focus. VP Network Technology and Engineering Feb/1991 to Aug/1992 Lead 2500 employees to significantly reduce network implementation costs while implementing significant new technology voice and data network enhancements. Implemented the SS7 Signaling Network, created new network configurations to support greater competitive flexibility, built new data networks. VP Strategy and Planning June/1990 to Feb/1991 Create the total Pacific Bell Business Plan. Evaluate new business opportunities and propose new investment directions. Founded Pacific Bell wireless, the company that became Cingular. Stanford Graduate School of Business Sept/1989 to June/1990 President: PacTel Meridian Systems March/1988 to Sept/1989 Formed new communications equipment sales and service company. Exceeded profit goals. Reported to board and demonstrated business growth. Achieved profit levels in 1988 and 1989 higher than any other comparable company in the US. Created a very strong and excited management team. Sr.VP PacTel Info Systems Oct/1986 to Feb/1987 P&L responsibility for computer retail stores and communications systems sales and service business - 1200 to 2000 employees, $150M/yr. Significantly improved profits of prior business structure and rapidly grew revenues of computer sales. Northern Telecom Jan/1979 to Sept/1986 VP Western Region Feb/1984 to Sept/1986 Direct sales and service of communications systems - $130M/year. Create high market share in 11 western states. 7 offices managed. In 18 months, turned around the lowest profit NTI division to the highest profits. Implemented excellent sales disciplines and teamwork which achieved the highest market shares in target markets of any competitor. Many large sales. Recognized as the outstanding region VP in NTI. VP Distributor Marketing Jan/1982 to Feb/1984 Total US Sales to all resellers of NTI voice and data communications products. Develop new distribution channels. Negotiated agreements with the RBOCs making NTI the supplier of choice. Grew revenue from $80M to over $300M/year with no major new products. Managed and grew teams in 10 locations across US. Director US Marketing for PBX Systems Jan/1979 to Dec/1981 Product marketing, product management, advertising, contract admin., channel development, sales support, business analysis and development for total US. Implemented major customer seminars and new sales support and promotions programs. Bell Telephone Laboratories June/1968 to Dec/1978 The Electric Furnace Company 1963 to 1967 Co-op student work alternating school quarters.
Expert Witness Policy Strategy Advisor Business Marketing Business Methods Financial Analysis Regulatory Compliance Public Policy Telecommunications Executive Level Credibility Analytical Skills Business Management Methods Business Management Practices Business Financial Modeling Analysis Of Business Financial Results Venture Capital Financing Practices Engineering In Voice Technology Engineering In Data Communications Businesses Engineering In Internet Based Businesses Engineering In Technology Based Business Sales Methods And Distribution Structures For Enterprise Products Marketing Of Enterprise Products
analysis of business financial results, analytical skills, business financial modeling, business management methods, business management practices, business marketing, business methods, disciplined persistence, engineering in data communications businesses, engineering in internet based businesses, engineering in technology based business, engineering in voice technology, executive level credibility, expert witness, financial analysis, high integrity, Impact of regulation and public policies on businesses, marketing of enterprise products, Mergers and acquisitions of small and mid-sized companies, policy strategy advisor, public policy, regulatory compliance, telecommunications, venture capital financing practices