Listed in Computers
- 11811 North Tatum Boulevard #3031, Phoenix, AZ 85028, USA
- (602) 264-9263
M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1973
Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
Certified Computing Professional (CCP)
Intellectual Property (patent, copyright, trade secret) disputes related to business software applications.
Software, systems and computer-related services licensing and contracting.
He has been engaged nationwide more than 100 times as a testifying and/or consulting expert in computer technology related cases by counsel on all sides of computer related disputes (including customers, vendors, implementers, patent holders, alleged patent infringers, former employers, current employers, etc.). He has testified in Federal and state courts, including extensive courtroom and AAA arbitration hearing testimony throughout the United States and overseas.
Mr. Hilliard has worked as a computer and management consultant since the 1980s, and has executive level experience in software development, project management, and computer/software sales and marketing. A graduate of MIT and the Harvard Business School, Mr. Hilliard is one of fewer than 15 consultants in the world to have earned designation as both a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Certified Computing Professional (CCP).
He is a member of the IEEE, the Forensic Expert Witness Association and the Independent Computer Consultants Association, and is a published author and a professional speaker.
With more than 40 years of computer industry experience, Brooks Hilliard CMC® CCP is the only actively practicing expert witness in the world who is both a Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC), an International Standards Organization ISO/IEC 17024:2003 accredited certification, and a Certified Computing Professional (CCP). He is president of Business Automation Associates, Inc., an independent management consulting firm based in Phoenix, Arizona and specializing in computer system selection and problem resolution. Mr. Hilliard is one of fewer than 15 consultants in the world to attain both the CMC and CCP certifications.
In the course of more than 200 consulting engagements, Mr. Hilliard has worked for firms in a wide variety of industries and professions. Although he has no affiliation with any supplier of computer-based systems of any kind. In his consulting capacity, he has recommended
Software from most of the industry’s largest developers, including Oracle (including PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards), Microsoft, Computer Associates, IBM, AutoDesk, Symantec and numerous other business software developers, as well as systems using computers from IBM, Hewlett-Packard/Compaq, Sun, Dell, Apple and nearly every other major computer manufacturer.
Prior to founding Business Automation in 1980, Mr. Hilliard worked for computer companies where his responsibilities included management positions in software development, sales, marketing, field service, contract negotiations and general management. As a result of this experience, Mr. Hilliard can effectively assess a wide range of computer/legal issues, including: software development risks and responsibilities, computer marketing practices, valuation of computer systems, forensic data recovery and authenticity of dated computer documents.