Sales Engineer / Co-Founder
Jim has over 30 years experience in the marketing and sales of RF and Microwave components and sub-systems. Jim started his OEM sales career at Microwave Semiconductor Corporation (MSC) in Somerset, NJ in 1985 as a Sales Engineer. Continuing his focus in the field of RF Power Transistors, Jim joined Thomson CSF (now STMicroelectronics) in 1986 as a Product Marketing Engineer. In 1989 Jim was promoted to Regional Sales Manager for Asia Pacific and Japan.
Jim started his career in the distribution of RF & Microwave components when he joined Richardson Electronics Ltd in 1990. Jim was one of the first technical sales people Richardson hired and after several promotions over a 6 year period was named the Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the Solid State and Components Business Unit.
As part of Avnet’s succession planning efforts, Jim was recruited by Avnet/Penstock as Vice President of Business Development to assist in the integration of Penstock into Avnet. Jim was instrumental in building Avnet’s RF and Microwave Division, and was named Vice President of Sales for Avnet RF & Microwave in 2001.
In October 2004, Jim founded Sertech Inc. and in 2015 he merged Sertech with Microwave Components to form Sertech MCM.
MBA, LaSalle University
BSEE, The Pennsylvania State University