Rowan Gilmore joined the EM Solutions Board of Directors in 2007 and became Chief Executive Officer in October 2011. His role as CEO is to lead EM Solutions to achieve its vision to inspire customers globally, as a trusted technology developer of the most innovative microwave and on-the-move radio and satellite products that help to deliver high speed telecommunications anywhere in the world.
His previous experience includes Vice President, Engineering at Compact Software, where he introduced the world’s first harmonic balance nonlinear circuit simulator, and as Vice President, Network Services Europe for SITA-Equant, the global airline IT company, now part of France Telecom’s Orange network. Most recently he was CEO of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation, where he helped numerous start-up companies and worked to accelerate technology transfer between research institutions and industry.
Rowan obtained his D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St Louis. He is an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Queensland, and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Scientists and Engineers in 2009. Rowan will be known to many in the microwave engineering community who have attended his short courses on microwave circuit design and RF wireless systems offered by Besser Associates and CEI Europe since 1990.