A veteran of 50 years in the electronics industry, from electronic system design in aerospace and avionics at (formally) GEC to BAE in the ‘70s and ‘80s, and then through many industrial and commercial industries before then moving into semiconductor and process controller European sales for Texas Instruments, Inc. The last 35 years, serving as Director of Engineering and founder of Force Technologies Ltd, a specialised company involved with the sales and development of ICs into primarily defence and aerospace systems. The last 20 years, FT has engineered solutions to the ever-increasing demand for the replacements of obsolete ICs in critical systems. Accredited by international clients around the world, many FT products are now embedded into ongoing hi-rel projects in land, sea, and air.
Mike is a very proud father of two daughters, who have both taken to vocational careers in teaching and behavioural psychology.