President, IMT USAJohn Payne IV has served as President of IMT since January 2016. Mr. Payne was previously IMT’s Chief Technology Officer and VP of Engineering from 2012 to 2015. He served as Chief Operating Officer of IMT from 2015 through January 2016 while continuing as Chief Technology Officer. From August 2010...
through March 2012, Mr. Payne was the Vice President of Technology for IMT, a Vitec Group company. From 1996 through August 2010, Mr. Payne worked for Nucomm, Inc. in various positions, including Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Payne holds several patents in the area of wireless communications and is considered an industry expert in the wireless video communication industry related to broadcast television and military and civil manned and unmanned systems. Mr. Payne has a Master of Science in communication systems from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Director of OperationsJim joined IMT in April 2001 and has over 20 years of manufacturing and supply chain management experience. In this position, his responsibilities include overseeing manufacturing, quality, customer technical support, planning, purchasing, inventory and logistics. In this role, he liaises with the sa...
les, engineering, purchasing and production departments while closely managing and negotiating with suppliers to ensure timely manufacturing and delivery of our products. Jim began his career at IMT (formerly Nucomm, Inc) in the Supply Chain group managing contract manufacturers and over the years progressed in roles as Production Manager, Customer Service Technical Support Manager, Purchasing & Planning Manager and Project Manager, affording him a comprehensive perspective of the company and its processes. He has extensive knowledge of the entire IMT product portfolio and directly manages and schedules the factory and order fulfillment.
Vice President of SalesJohn brings over 25 years of successful sales and business development experience representing technical product manufacturers, with 12 years focused on engineered products targeting DoD and Federal program requirements. Most recently, he served as Business Development Director at Mercury Systems, a ...
leading commercial defense electronics company, where he drove growth across business lines by selling comprehensive solutions across the sensor processing chain. In previous positions he served as Business Development Manager responsible for new market penetration for digital video transmit/receive solutions, with a specific focus on DoD and government customers for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and covert surveillance applications. He has also spearheaded sales of microwave component and subsystem solutions to DoD prime contractors. John also holds memberships in the following professional associations: Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI); Association of the United States Army (AUSA); Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA); and National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).
Director of EngineeringSean Van has 20+ years experience in the wireless/microwave communication industry. His expertise includes design, development, testing, and product/project management of wireless/microwave communication products and systems for broadcast, aviation, surveillance and robotic industries. In the last 5 ...
years he has led teams in the development of 15+ successful products. He has taken the products from concept to production by successfully managing all facets of the development process.
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