More than 40 years of senior executive-level business and technology leadership in the field of satellite navigation:

· Litton Consulting Group, Inc. (LCG), Woodland Hills, CA

President and CEO 2007-present

Consulting assignments for Deere & Co., NavCom Technology, Inc, and H2Scan, Inc., in GPS markets and technology, remote sensing systems and hydrogen sensor systems.

· NavCom Technology, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deere & Co.),
Redondo Be ach, CA

President and CEO 1999-2007

o P&L Management and CTO of NavCom Technology (NCT)

o Founding member of the John Deere Technology Council, advisors to the CEO and Board of Deere & Co. on corporate R&D policy and funding

o Member of the John Deere Political Action Committee (2003-2006)

o Internal consultant on acquisitions and turnarounds, with interim responsibilities as CEO of SBUs in transition

· NavCom Technology, Inc., and LCG, Redondo Beach, CA, and Woodland Hills, CA

Co-Founder, President and CEO 1992-1999

Consultants in satellite navigation and satellite communications to:

o Deere & Co. ( Including Product Development)

o Fugro, Inc. ( Including Product Development)

o UPS Aviation Technology, Inc. (now Garmin) ( included Product Development)

o Chance and Chance Technology, Inc.

o Sokkia, Inc. (now Topcon) ( included Product Development)

o Hilti, AG. (R&D services in precise positioning)

o Leica, gmbh & Leica, Inc. (Engineering Design Tasks)

o Ericcsson, SA. (satellite communications Systems Analysis)

· Magnavox Marine and Survey Systems, a Division of Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NV Philips (Eindhoven, Holland)

Senior VP and General Manager 1978-1992

· Magnavox Advanced Products and Systems Company

VP And Director of Engineering and Research Operations 1973-1978

· Magnavox

Director of Research Operation 1966-1973

Developers, manufacturers and marketers of Transit and GPS navigation satellite receivers, Inmarsat satellite communications terminals, integrated navigation systems, spread spectrum communications systems, land survey systems, marine survey systems and various military and intelligence community special systems

· Bunker Ramo Corporation, Canoga Park, CA

Senior Technical Staff 1964-1966

Digital communications systems, nuclear detection systems

· Martin Marietta Electronics Systems, Baltimore, MD

Section Manager, Research and Advanced Technology, Electronic Systems & Products Division 1961-1964

Plasma Physics

· Sperry Gyroscope Company, Great Neck, NY

Senior Engineer, Electron Devices Research Department, 1956-1961

Travelling Wave Tubes, Lasers

· Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Instructor, Graduate Statistics 1961-1964

· Adelphi University, New York

Adjunct Instructor, Undergraduate Physics 1959-1964


· B.S. Physics, Oklahoma University 1956

· M.S. Physics, Adelphi University 1961

· Doctoral candidate work at Johns Hopkins University (Physics) and MSEE candidate work at Brooklyn Polytechnic University

Honors, Memberships and Notable Positions:

· Institute of Navigation:

o Norman P. Hays Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Navigation 2006

o Program Chair: Institute of Navigation Southern California Section 2007-present

· UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, Center for International Business Education and Research Advisory Committee Member 1988-1999

· John Deere Political Action Committee Board Member 2004-2007

§ H2Scan Corporation Board Member 2007-present

§ IEEE Senior Member

§ NOIA (National Ocean Industries Association)-Member, 1979-present; Board Member, 1990-1992; Member of Technology Policy Committee.

§ USDOE Special Government Employee (SGE); Member of the Secretary of Energy’s Ultra Deep Water Advisory Committee.

Patents and Papers:

· US Patent 5,576,715-GPS Signal Processing Patent-1996 (co-inventors K.T. Woo and G.R. Russell)

· Numerous publications in plasma physics, linear beam tubes, digital communications systems and navigation systems prior to 1980

Contact Information:

4275 Rosario Road, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818) 883 1849, jdl@littonconsultinggroup.com

Please refer to my Statement of Qualifications for more information about the value I bring to my clients.