May 21, 2019

Below are the Contents of our current ABL Technology Online News & Trendletter + Mimi Grant’s Blog

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  • 6/06 – Orange County Round Table
  • 6/07 – San Gabriel Valley/Monrovia Round Table
  • 6/14 – West Los Angeles/Santa Monica Round Table
Round Tables

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Blog by Mimi Grant

Skating to Where the Jobs Are Going to Be

Health IT examples

May 21, 2019:  If Wayne Gretzky was paying for his own college education today, he might admonish today’s matriculating students to skate where the jobs are going to be. And there’s little question as to where that is: TECHNOLOGY.



>>>Skip Williams, Ph.D., is President and CEO of OEwaves, Inc., a leader in innovative microwave-photonic products and solutions, in support of communication, sensor, RADAR/LIDAR, stable clocking, and test and measurement systems for commercial and military markets. OEwaves maintains an intellectual property portfolio of 115+ cases and has received numerous awards, including two SPIE Prism Awards, and the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award. It is also listed in the top 20 of the IEEE Semiconductor Manufacturing Patent Power Ranking. As an R&D leader with several first-ever discoveries and technology transitions, Skip is adept at mastering new technical areas, understanding customer needs, and creating novel solutions. Prior to joining OEwaves in May 2018, he led a range of programs for the Department of Defense at the Air Force Research Laboratory and SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific. He brings 12+ years of senior leader experience and has successfully executed $400+ million in programs in the following areas: electro-optics, RF devices, laser applications, sensors, signal processing, imaging, space instrumentation, plasmas, and hypersonics. His earlier roles include Senior Staff Scientist at Orion International Technologies; Postdoctoral Research Associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory; and Department of Energy Doctoral Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. Referred to ABL by Dave Berkus, Skip has joined the Monrovia Round Table.