E. Glenn Gaustad, Ph.D. (BSEE '61)
Founder and Manager, G&C TECHCON, LTD.
Partner, Incucom and Mustang Technology Group, LP
Microelectronics Computing Corp.
Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Texas at Arlington, 1988
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Arlington State College, 1961
Glenn Gaustad joined Texas Instruments in 1965 as a member of the technical staff and held assignments in TI’s defense and consumer businesses, including management of various research and development systems, new product development and profit and loss operations. He eventually became Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for TI’s Systems and Software businesses. He also managed the Corporate Research Laboratories and the Advanced Technologies & Components Division in support of the military and commercial market segments and co-chaired the R&D Council that was responsible for developing and implementing strategic technologies and engineering processes across TI.
When Raytheon purchased TI’s defense group, Dr. Gaustad became Vice President and Director of Engineering & Technology for Raytheon Defense Systems, where he was responsible for engineering, research and technology, and deployment of strategies/processes across five business segments. He later was a member of the Raytheon Executive Management Transition Team for integrating the four acquired companies (TI Defense, Hughes Aircraft, E-Systems and Raytheon Defense) into one company.
Dr. Gaustad is or has been an advisor for MicroTrak, Polatomic, CFDI, Geneva Aerospace, Commoca, TI, MicroPak, Triquint and Wirenix. He is a certified mentor at STARTech and a member of the executive leadership team for PTC. Dr. Gaustad served on the board of MCC and HRL (formerly Hughes Research Laboratory). He is a founder and past Chairman of the Board of the Texas Nanotechnology Initiative and has served on the Advisory Board and a past Board member of Zyvex Corporation.
Dr. Gaustad has served on a Defense Science Board panel, four years on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and six years on the Army Science Board. In education, he has served on several engineering advisory committees of TAMU and UTA, and the Development Board of University of Texas at Dallas. In 1993, he received the Alumni Honor Award from Texas A&M Engineering.