Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Jonathan Wells provides litigation support, expert witness and expert consulting services in the areas of wireless patents, technology and business.



  • Stanford Executive Institute, Stanford University, 2004
  • M.B.A. (with distinction), Massey University, 1998
  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Bath, 1991
  • B.Sc., Physics with Physical Electronics (with 1st Class Honours), University of Bath, 1987

Employment History

  • Managing Partner, AJIS LLC, 2007–present
  • Director Product Management and Global Regulatory Affairs, GigaBeam Corp, 2005-2007
  • Director Product Development, Stratex Networks (now Aviat Networks), 2000-2004
  • Director Wideband Products, Engineering Group Leader, Adaptive Broadband (now GE Digital Energy), 1998-2000
  • RF Group Manager,Senior RF Design Engineer, MAS Technology (now Aviat Networks), 1994-1998
  • Senior Design Engineer, Matra Marconi Space Systems, 1993-1994
  • Post Doctoral Research Officer, University of Bath, 1990-1992

Professional Affiliations

  • Co-chair, Intellectual Property Special Interest Group (IP SIG), IEEE Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV), 2009–present
  • Member, IEEE Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV), 2008–present
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 1995–present
  • Member, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), 1995–present
  • Member, European Telecommunications Standards Institute Transmission and Multiplex Group 4 (ETSI TM4), 2005-2006
  • Member, European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations Spectrum Engineering Group 19 (CEPT SE19), 2005-2006
  • Member and deputy chair, Wireless Communications Association (WCA) 40+ GHz Spectrum Development Committee, 2002-2006
  • Member, Cal Poly Electrical Engineering Industrial Advisory Committee, 2001-2004

Professional Achievements

  • Technical Reviewer, Wireless and Cellular Communication Systems, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2011 and IMS2012), 2011-2012
  • Guest speaker, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) course 96-833: Fundamental Consulting Skills, 2011
  • Reviewer for US Government’s Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) and Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 2009
  • Selected Expert Advice columnist for Microwave Journal, 2009
  • Session chair, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2009), 2009
  • Co-chair and organizer, IWPC workshop on Millimeter-Wave Security Sensors, 2008
  • Co-chair, IWPC workshop on Extending the Life of GSM & EDGE Networks, 2008
  • Co-chair, IWPC workshop on Wireless IP/Ethernet Backhaul for Next Generation Mobile Networks, 2008


Dr. Wells has over 35 books, publications and conference presentations.  Recent publications include:

  • “Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications,” J.A. Wells, Artech House, Boston, Sept. 2010 (ISBN 1608070824)
  • “MM-Waves in the Living Room: The Future of Wireless High Definition Multimedia Connectivity,” J.A. Wells, Microwave Journal, Vol. 52, No.8, pp. 72-84, Aug. 2009
  • “Faster Than Fiber: The Future of Multi-Gb/s Wireless”, J.A. Wells, IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 10, No.3, pp. 104-112, May 2009
  • “The Future of Cellular Infrastructure,” J.A. Wells, IEEE CNSV, USA, Mar. 2009
  • “Wireless Backhaul Trends: The Future Role of Wireless, Fiber Optics and Copper Wire,” J.A. Wells, IEEE-SCV Communications Society, USA, Oct. 2008
  • “Multigigabit Wireless Technology at 70, 80 and 90 GHz,” J.A. Wells, RF Design, pp. 50-58, May 2006


  • US 7,623,829, Transceiver power detection and control architecture, 2009
  • US 7,236,745, Transceiver power detection architecture, 2007
  • WO2004080035, Transceiver power detection architecture, 2004