Mr. Nicholson will head up the Program Management function within Space Micro, as the company continues to rapidly grow with the capture of several larger, high-profile contracts for space electronics, both avionics and communications.
Mr. Nicholson has over 25 years of experience in the design, development and management of RF/microwave communications components and communication systems for the commercial, aerospace and defense industries. He has successfully managed the development of products deployed in environments ranging from the ocean floors to deep-space science missions. This, coupled with his successful track record in driving organizational and fiscal growth, further enhance the Space Micro team.
Prior to joining Space Micro, serving as Director of Business and Product Development at L-3 Communications, Mr. Nicholson launched and managed the L-3 Narda Microwave Technology Center in San Diego, CA. This business unit received corporate recognition and commendation for successfully driving aggressive revenue growth as well as penetration into key market areas and critical programs.
"We are extremely pleased to add Neal's space industry, program management, and RF technology expertise to our team", stated David J. Strobel, CEO and Chairman of Space Micro.
About Space Micro Inc.
Space Micro recently celebrated our 10 year anniversary. As an engineering driven small business focused on technology advancement and product implementation, it has earned a strong reputation in the Space industry for innovative, affordable and high performance digital and RF communication products. A brief list of accomplishments include:
• Invented & flew new CPU Space Hardened Technologies
• Developed new Radiation Hardened Computer Products
• Developed new C&DH Peripheral Products
• Developed new Space Based Radios (STDN/SGLS Transponders, X/Ku/Ka-Band Mission Data Transmitters)
• Developed new Radiation Hardened Chip Products
• Delivered Multiple Government and Prime Flight Hardware
Space Micro Inc. is a leader in patented affordable radiation hardened by design technologies. These technologies have been implemented in the highly successful ProtonX-Box Avionics Suite, which features the Proton P200/400k series single board computers providing industry leading performance and affordability. In addition, Space Micro's high performance software defined radios including STDN and SGLS Transponders as well as X band Transmitters have completed formal acceptance testing with deliveries ongoing. Finally, our IPC-5000 (Image Processing Computer system) recently celebrated its one-year anniversary on orbit on the highly successful Air Force ORS-1 program.
Space Micro is an employee-owned company based in San Diego, CA, USA. For more information visit http://www.spacemicro.com or contact Paul Brammer, Vice President of Business Development at (858) 332-0700, extension 127.
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