Mike is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Systems Innovation Engineering (SIE).
Mike has been involved in systems engineering for the past 30 years, specifically aimed
at improving DoD system affordability and industrial base supplier resiliency. Mike has
been involved in strategically developing and enabling collaborative initiatives by
aligning R&D investments with logistics and acquisition.
Mike was the Director of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Electronics Manufacturing
Technology Center from 1996 to 2017 where he was responsible for developing and
executing technology programs that directly improved the affordability of Navy platforms
and sensor systems.
Mike graduated with honors from California State University, San Bernardino with a
Bachelor of Science in Physics. He has been involved in the development and deployment
of advanced process controls for the electronics industry, and holds numerous patents
that have been successfully transitioned to the electronics industry in the fields of
process control technology and electrochemistry. Mike retired from the U.S. Air Force in
August 2001 with his last position as the Commander of the 122 Logistics Support Flight,
Ft. Wayne, Indiana.