Extensive industry experience in developing and managing advanced technologies for military and commercial applications; project and program management involving small teams developing high technology prototypes and products for government and the commercial market place with focus on missile systems, uninhabited aerial vehicle (UAV) operations, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), image/signal processing, autonomous and remote sensing systems. Strong background in performing analysis and algorithm design, developing requirements flow down, systems analysis, systems engineering, demonstration units, marketing, customer presentations, proposal writing, conferences and trade shows; extensive domestic and international marketing experience with DoD customers, academia and industry partners.
Computers -- hands on experience in working with a wide range of computing platforms; operating systems: Real Time OS and Windows; COTS hardware/software integration, parallel processing and special purpose subsystem, hardware and software design, FPGA and embedded systems; ISO/CMMI/SEI experience; programming skills C/IDL/MatLab-Simulink.
INTELLIGENT RECOGNITION SYSTEMS, INC.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO)
Responsible for innovating solutions to complex problems, systems design and development; systems analysis, architectural design, trade studies, algorithm design, proposal preparation and support for demonstration/marketing units applied to remote sensing, radar, imaging, communication systems, sensor networks, controls, autonomous systems, computer vision for underwater and terrestrial applications; expert on the application of bio-inspired and AI methods for problem solving; consultant to local companies.
April, 2012 to Present
TELEDYNE SCIENTIFIC COMPANY
SR. RESEARCH SCIENTIST/PROGRAM MANAGER
Manage and grow team of staff scientists and researchers in support of advanced systems, networks, information fusion, image/signal processing, remote sensing and autonomous systems (networked UAV’s and sensor networks); provide systems level expertise to integrate emerging technologies into practical solutions for commercial and government applications; manage multiple teams of researchers engaged in the development of signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms, sensor/data fusion and systems analysis; managed over $3M in programs ranging from strategic partner initiatives, to ONR, DARPA, AFRL, ARO and USAF programs; application areas include technology for the dismounted soldier, sensor networks involving acoustic, electro-optic, RF surveillance, MEMS related applications, autonomous/robotic systems, image processing algorithms using bio-inspired and compressive sensing methods, information/sensor fusion and support for intelligence processing; actively participating in marketing, conferences and trade shows; manage budgets, schedules and development of high level architectures and demonstration hardware for multiple projects and activities; support patent disclosures and technical interchanges.
March, 2005 – April, 2012
INTELLIGENT RECOGNITION SYSTEMS, INC.
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Systems analysis, architectural design, sensor analysis, trade studies, algorithm design, proposal preparation and support for demonstration/marketing units applied to imaging, communication networks and image tracking/identification applications; work involved the development of location specific applications for the US Army involving handheld devices, over-the-horizon communications and SAASM GPS; consultant to local companies – worked on space based initiatives involving laser architecture and space relay systems; worked with Raytheon and L3 Communications on a wireless communication system with global (satellite) reach; worked on collision avoidance system using RF and optical sensor fusion; development of signal and pattern recognition algorithms for RF and imaging systems for DRS including target detection, tracking and identification; responsible for winning multiple SBIR programs with US Army CECOM.
Apr. 2002 – Feb 2005
GENERAL DYNAMICS ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS A
PROGRAM MANAGER – IR&D MANAGER
Developed and managed a 5-person team responsible for the implementation of a wireless high-speed client-server system for processing intelligence data; development of geographical information systems using GPS data; performed project management, systems and architecture design, software/systems development and marketing in support of USIGS and Wolfpack programs.
Performed systems analysis, architecture design and developed software algorithms used for processing intelligence data (multi/hyper/ultra-spectral imagery) and geospatial information; supported a number of programs involved with remote sensing technologies and data processing; performed sensor analysis involving radar cross-section, IF and I/Q processing, swept frequency, target metrics, phenomenology, super-resolution processing, ultrasonic and atmospheric effects.
Apr. 1993 – April 2002
GENERAL MOTORS HUGHES ELECTRONICS
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR DIVERSIFICATION
Managed multiple teams that exploited DoD related technologies to commercial applications; programs: US Postal Service, document processing and medical applications; technologies involved software algorithm development and high-speed parallel processing systems.
Worked on a range of DoD related programs involved with missile applications; programs included IR Maverick Imaging System, LEAP, GBI, THAAD, classified millimeter wave program and related SAR and ISAR programs; development of GPS guidance systems for smart bomb...
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