CTO Straight Talk - Issue 2 - 23
Throwing Out the "Bat Phone"
The superhero boss becomes redundant when an engaged team is able to
tackle a daunting challenge on its own.
Senior Director of Communication, Navigation and Surveillance
Dan Clark has spent the bulk of his career at Rockwell Collins, initially
as a hardware design engineer working on an enhanced passenger
entertainment system controller, and then moved into product
engineering with responsibility for budgeting, scheduling, and quality.
Two years later, Clark became a group manager and followed three
years later with his first department manager position, responsible
for a group of about 80 to 100 employees. Today, Clark oversees 440
employees, about 330 of whom are engineers and the rest support
staff. He is responsible for the requirements, design, development, and
manufacturability of complex avionic systems and subsystems.
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from California State
Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Being a great spouse and a great dad, cycling, competing in triathlons,
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