Mr. Ronald Dennison

Specializing in Development and Introduction of Innovative and Disruptive Technologies
San Jose, California, USA IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section
biography
Mr. Dennison is a technologist and storage industry analyst specializing in the introduction of new technology. His company, Research Development Consultants Inc., follows technology and markets for the data storage industry (hard drives, solid state drives and storage systems) and its major component suppliers. It also does analysis of future technology directions in data storage and expert witness work in the areas of thin film technology, disk drive technology, hard drive failure analysis, and optical drive systems. His career has encompassed a variety of advanced development posts in the data storage industry. He is a founder of 5 storage startup companies and his firm’s consulting clients have included the entire spectrum of businesses from Fortune 100 companies such as Apple, Cisco Systems, and Panasonic to small stealth startups. He is also the co-organizer of two major data storage industry conferences that cover the latest technology in magnetic, optical and flash memories.
Special Skills

Technical Specialities

Ron is a very active industry analyst and specialist in the introduction of new technology. Present work includes magnetic modeling and analysis of future technology directions in data storage as well as activity as an expert witness in the areas of data storage technology, disk drive technology, solid state disk technology, hard drive failure analysis, and optical drive systems.

Additional Specialities

Extensive knowledge of a variety of applications including: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Quickfield, Ampere, and Dreamweaver. Basic programming skills including HTML.

Technical Expertise

Computers
Peripherals
Failure Analysis
Simulation and Modeling
Test Equipment/Systems
Electromagnetics, including EMI, EMC and EMP
Electro-Mechanical
Expert Witness