Industry Panel - ECE Enrollment and Talent Supply

Monday, March 16
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Greg Peters
Greg Peters
Vice President & General Manager
Keysight Technologies
Chair, ECEDHA Corporate Advisory Council

Greg brings 24 years of experience in a variety of design, test and measurement fields as an engineer and manager at Hewlett-Packard and Keysight Technologies. His previous experiences include optical, ATE and basic instrument development and marketing. Greg started his career at Hewlett-Packard in Colorado Springs, CO. He was named logic analyzer product marketing manager in 1996, logic analyzer marketing manager in 1999, and operations manager of the Signal Integrity Operation in Andover, MA, in 2001. He was named marketing manager for the Component Test Division in Santa Rosa in 2004, and became vice president and general manager of the former Signal Sources Division in 2006. He was appointed to his current role leading CTD in 2007.

Greg's insight into marketing trends comes from frequent and direct contact with Fortune 500 technology leaders who struggle to design and test their latest innovations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and a MBA degree from the University of Colorado, and has taken classes in Harvard University's Executive Education Program.


David Kramer
Freescale Discovery Lab
Freescale Semiconductor


  Tom Lee
Chief Education Officer
Tom Lee directs the academic strategy for Quanser, a leading producer of lab systems for control, mechatronics, and robotics education and teaching. He is a recognized authority in modern engineering pedagogy and the application of advanced technology in teaching and learning. His technical background is in the field of dynamic modelling, simulation, and control. He earned his Ph.D. From the University of Waterloo where he currently serves as adjunct professor.

Peter Pupalaikis
Vice President
Technology Development
Teledyne LeCroy                                                                           

Pete Pupalaikis is vice president, technology development at Teledyne LeCroy where he manages integrated circuit and signal processing development for digital oscilloscope design and intellectual property.  He has worked at LeCroy since 1995.  He served in the United States Army prior to earning the BSEE from Rutgers University in 1988.

Mr. Pupalaikis holds thirty-eight patents, presents at conferences frequently, and has contributed a book chapter in the area of measurement instrument design. He is an IEEE fellow and a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.

Hayne Shumate
Hayne Shumate
Vice President
Internet Business
Hayne Shumate is Vice President of Internet Business at Mouser Electronics, Inc. In this role, he guides the everyday development of the website and all the company's e-commerce activities. Shumate led the development of the MouserMobile sites and can speak about the new mobile engineering marketplace and need for portable productivity.

He brings a wealth of experience to this leadership position, having been in the electronics e-commerce distribution field since 1994. He is well versed on the digital revolution, mobile engineering and the future of virtual technologies in today's marketplace. Earlier in his career, he served as an educator and was a member of the first core group of the Teachers for America initiative. Shumate holds a BA from the University of Texas Austin and an MBA from the University of Texas Arlington.
  Lawrence Williams
Director of Product Management

Lawrence Williams is Director of Product Management at ANSYS Inc., Electronics Business Unit.  He is responsible for the strategic direction of the company’s electrical and electronics products, including the High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS) finite element simulator.  Dr. Williams is an expert in the application of electromagnetic field simulation to the design of antennas, microwave components, and high-speed electronics.  He has over 20 years experience in the fields of electromagnetics and communications engineering and has published numerous technical papers on the subject.

Dr. Williams held various senior engineering positions in the Engineering Division of Hughes Aircraft Company, Radar Systems Group, where he was responsible for hardware design and development of advanced active phased array radar antennas, array element and aperture design, associated microwave subsystems, and antenna metrology.

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