John worked for Lockheed Martin where he was awarded the “APEX” award after his team successfully developed a High-Power Quasi-Optic Microwave Amplifier for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. He has designed over 200 MMICs helping to provide a MMIC based paradigm shift in circuits and modules used in both military and commercial products. John also participated in spinning out a commercial company from Lockheed Martin, producing MMIC based transceivers and radiometers. Throughout his career, he has co-authored several papers and patents. John earned an MS in ECE from UMass through an accelerated industry sponsored program.