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					DAVID H. RAMSBURG                II                                            304-365-4736 ● david.ramsburg@gmail.com
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TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS EXECUTIVE
  P&L Management ● Product R&D ● Technology Advancement ● Business Development ● Team Building
Strategist, consensus builder, and driving force behind top-shelf engineering teams delivering innovative
technology solutions for non-traditional problems.
   Versatile executive with a career-long record of innovation and results, leading technology development and
   application for civilian and military customers with challenging power, communications, and information processing
   needs. Proven team builder with ability to generate consensus from C-level to factory floor with track record of
   effectively managing multiple priorities while maintaining high-level performance.
   Expertise in DoD contracting, wireless communications and renewable energy. Dedicated to utilizing all
   resources, including technology, to deliver world-class solutions, expand business opportunities, and drive revenue
   growth. BSEE, MBA.


Executive Endorsements: “David is an excellent manager and engineer. He rises to every challenge and succeeds
where others fail or fear attempting.” —Program Director, Payload Integration Infrastructure, Mav6 LLC
“A highly capable program manager, Dave brought imagination and creativity to his projects and was a great mentor and
leader to his team. Clients were likewise impressed with Dave’s work and on several occasions increased the scope of the
projects he was managing.”—Director of Contracts, WVHTC Foundation


EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

MAV6, LLC                                                                               Multiple Locations, 2011-2012
Department of Defense systems integrator, 120 employees
MANAGER/SENIOR ENGINEER
Hand-selected by founding general manager to provide technical interface between upper management
and various integrated production teams (IPT) for ~$100 million airship program. Crossed all areas of the
program leading interdisciplinary teams in multiple U.S. locations to drive completion of critical tasks.
    Payload Integration Infrastructure (PII) IPT, Morgantown, WV and Elkridge, MD
          Led the design, development and delivery of 40kW Power Distribution System (PDS) including all power and
          data interfaces between the airship and airborne sensor payloads.
          Worked closely with program management office to efficiently complete design and delivery tasks resulting in
          17% profit on development and delivery of PII electrical and mechanical components.
          Served as the test lead working with multiple IPTs to define and document test procedures for ground
          functionality and airworthiness flight testing.
          Provided oversight for subcontracts. Frequently worked in subcontractor facilities to provide on-site support and
          drive delivery of contracted components.
    Mission Systems IPT, Elkridge, MD
          Led installation of PDS into Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL).
          Integrated mission sensor platforms with PDS to provide full-function system development environment utilizing
          field-ready systems.
    Airship IPT, Elizabeth City, NC
          Worked directly with Airship chief electrical engineer to direct the electrical team comprising 4-5 Mav6 and 15-
          30 contracted engineers and technicians.
          Drove delivery of outsourced components from 5 vendors, including distribution and control panels, power and
          signal distribution boxes, and cockpit avionics units.
          Led the development and installation of custom cabling harnesses for onboard power and data connections—
          400+ custom harnesses totaling over 19 miles of wiring.
DAVID H. RAMSBURG II                                                           304-365-4736 ● david.ramsburg@gmail.com


WVHTC Foundation / Institute for Scientific Research                                          Fairmont, WV, 2005-2011
501(c)3 not-for-profit research institute, 150 employees
PROJECT MANAGER, WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS
Envisioned and created renewable energy market segment within R&D portfolio by coupling existing
wireless program capabilities with expeditionary requirements of various federal agencies. Drove self-
sustainable emergency response communications platforms from initial concept to delivery of fully integrated fielded
systems resulting in new program revenues of $3.7 million over five year period.
          Established engineering team and developed renewable energy expertise within the organization to meet
          customer needs in new market segment for the business.
          Full P&L responsibility on various multi-year programs in renewable energy technologies and wireless
          broadband communications with combined revenue of $5.1 million.
          Identified strategic partners and developed relationships required for successful long-term technology and
          research alliances.
          Broadened the range of funding agencies beyond the Department of Justice into the Department of Defense
          and the Department of Homeland Security.
          Professional / industry working groups
            o   NTIA-ITS VoIP Roundtable          Telecommunications for Public Safety Robotics Working Group

Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc.                                                             Forest, VA, 2000-2005
Wireless communications products and services, 30 employees
PROJECT MANAGER / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (2003-2005)
Implemented bid and proposal framework focusing efforts on core competencies and strategically aligning
projects with company long-term goals, resulting in dramatic improvement of project win/proposal ratio.
          Developed winning proposals applying Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology to ad-hoc sensor networking, indoor
          positioning/location tracking, and critical communications projects with Army Research Labs, the Department of
          Energy and the National Institute of Standards and Technology – SBIR project budgets totaling $2.7 million.
          Achieved SBIR Phase I project win rate of 44% (4 of 9) and Phase II project win rate of 100% (3 of 3)
          compared to national averages of 10 – 15% and 35 – 50%, respectively.
          Negotiated partnerships with regional industry and academic research leaders, forming a technology council to
          promote education in the wireless field; led the on-going relationship which resulted in company winning the
          “Region 2000 Technology Council Entrepreneurial Company of the Year” award in 2004.
RF ENGINEER (2000-2003)
Performed RF system simulation, design, and testing tasks on infant Bluetooth chip designs for various
clients, including Agere Systems and RF Micro Devices.
          Discovered a critical chip design flaw resulting in a net savings of $250,000 in the design cycle.

Allen Telecom, Inc.                                                                                Forest, VA, 1997-2000
Cellular communications and measurement equipment, 2,500 Employees
TEAM LEADER, RF DESIGN ENGINEERING
Progressed rapidly through the ranks of RF engineering to lead a multi-national technical team on the
design, development and manufacture of interference cancellation technology for cellular repeaters.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
MBA, General Management                                                          Duke University, Durham, NC, 2004
BS, Electrical Engineering                                          West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1997
Certified WiMAX Network Designer
International Wireless Communications Exposition (IWCE) 2009, Las Vegas, NV – Invited Speaker
Delivered a presentation titled, “Renewable Energy for Deployable Communications Systems”
Chair, Region 2000 Technology Council Wireless Cluster Committee, Lynchburg, VA, 2003- 2005
Organized funding, exposure, and research collaboration between wireless industry companies and local universities.

				
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Description: David Ramsburg is a versatile executive with a career-long record of innovation and results, leading technology development and application for civilian and military customers with challenging power, communications, and information processing needs.