V.P. and Co-Founder
Pentek, Inc., now part of Mercury
Rodger Hosking is vice-president and co-founder of Pentek, now part of Mercury. He is responsible for new product definition, technology development and strategic alliances. With over 35 years in the electronics industry, he has authored hundreds of articles and has delivered thousands of technical presentations focused on radar, communications, software radio and digital signal processing.
Sr. Manager Embedded Computing Products and System Solutions
Mark Littlefield is Sr. Manager of Embedded Computing Products and System Solutions for Elma Electronic. He brings more than 25 years of experience in embedded computing, during which he's held a range of technical and professional roles supporting defense, medical, and commercial applications. Littlefield holds bachelor's and master’s degrees in control systems engineering from the University of West Florida, where he wrote his thesis on a neural net approach to image processing.
VP Product Development
Annapolis Micro Systems
Jay Grandin is VP of Product Development at Annapolis Micro Systems. He has worked at Annapolis for over 20 years, steadily taking on more engineering responsibility throughout his tenure. Jay is deeply experienced in modular open systems architectures, with regular contributions to SOSA™ and VITA standards development. He holds a BSEE from Brown University.
Director of Embedded Computing Architectures
Ken Grob is Director of Embedded Computing Architectures for Elma Electronic and is responsible for driving the company’s integrated solutions. He is a regular contributor to both SOSA and VITA standards development. He holds a BSEE from Drexel University and has been in the embedded computing open architectures industry since 1985.