Yorba Linda, CA, May 20, 2014… IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, today announces the appointment of Harry Halamandaris to its board of directors.
“Harry’s senior executive experience in aerospace and defense, coupled with his track record of increasing profits and strategic decision-making, make him an excellent addition to our corporate board,” said Michael Carter, CEO of IXI Technology. “As a plus, Harry has served on the boards of other leading technology companies, giving him keen insights on both short-term and long-term business challenges in various industry sectors.”
Throughout his career, Mr. Halamandaris has amassed more than 40 years of combined industry experience in aerospace and defense, information systems, electronics, wireless communications, applications systems software, and other sectors. During his tenure at Litton Industries, Inc., he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for more than $3.5 billion in revenues. Prior to this position, Mr. Halamandaris served the company as Senior Vice President and Group Executive for aerospace and defense as well as information systems. Along with these assignments, he also oversaw corporate-wide technology development and licensing, strategic planning, management services and human resources. Litton’s product and technology applications covered land, sea, airborne and space-borne platforms. In addition, Mr. Halamandaris contributed significantly to the sale of Litton to Northrop Grumman.
Other executive positions included Senior Vice President and Group Executive at Kaiser Aerospace, where Mr. Halamandaris was responsible for rocket thruster technology and electro-mechanical systems. In this capacity, he also served as a member of the corporate technology management team. Mr. Halamandaris also served in several progressively responsible roles during his 23-year tenure at Teledyne Industries.
Former board positions include Broadband IT, TechnoConcepts and Avrio Technology Group. In addition, Mr. Halamandaris worked closely with the corporate boards of Litton Industries, Teledyne Industries and Kaiser Aerospace. Mr. Halamandaris also sat on industry advisory boards for the University of Southern California, California State University Los Angeles and Mercer University. Mr. Halamandaris was also a National Science Foundation Fellow. His professional affiliations include the American Electronics Association, Defense Trade Advisory Group-U.S. State Department, Member of AUSA, Navy League, Air Force Association, National Defense Preparedness Association and Institute to Navigation.
Mr. Halamandaris received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Utah State University in 1960, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University in 1961 and 1963, respectively. He also certified in courses in Finance from Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and Management from Harvard University.
Headquartered in Yorba Linda, California, IXI Technology excels in the design, manufacture and support of specialty data communications solutions for military and government agencies as well as for industrial applications. For nearly 30 years, IXI Technology has successfully fulfilled a significant role in the defense of the United States and its allies by supplying innovative, highly reliable COTS products, including specialized interface boards, rugged computer systems, test equipment, and professional services for major combat and C5ISR systems worldwide. IXI Technology’s comprehensive selection of MIL-STD based interface boards, systems and software enable governments worldwide to maximize their resources as they work with today’s complex systems.