Tony Mason's expertise is in computer operating systems, which includes data storage (forensics, recovery, file systems, databases), computer security (encryption, anti-virus, authentication, authorization), computer networks (blockchain, distributed systems, network protocols, RDMA), code analysis (comparison, reverse engineering, failure analysis, debugging), and Artificial Intelligence (AI, Machine Learning, Adversarial Learning, Reinforcement Learning).
He has developed this expertise through his many years of both industrial and academic work, ensuring a thorough understanding of both theory and practice. Further, his extensive experience as an author, educator, and consultant has honed his communications skills, permitting him to explain complex concepts to technical, managerial, judicial, and lay audiences. He serves as an expert in complex technical patent litigations because of his ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical decision makers. He is co-author of multiple technical books, peer reviewed papers, and general technical articles.
Education & Licenses
2017 - Present Doctor of Philosophy (In Progress) Computer Science University of British Columbia
2015 - 2017 Master of Science Computer Science Georgia Institute of Technology
1983 - 1987 Bachelor of Science Mathematics University of Chicago