Jim Lunney – Patriot Scientific Corporation (ptsc)
JIM LUNNEY, President and CEO of Patriot Scientific Corp., (OTCBB:PTSC)
is a twenty year veteran of the electronics and electronic systems
industry. An electrical engineering graduate of Worcester Polytechnic
Institute of Worcester Mass., Mr. Lunney began his engineering career
with General Electric Aerospace in Pittsfield, Ma. After rapidly
advancing through initial engineering assignments involving the US Navy
submarine programs, he was named Program Manager for Advanced Programs.
In this business development assignment, Mr. Lunney grew the division's
business base in a new area by $85 million. The programs that Mr. Lunney
was responsible for included both electronic systems design and several
hundred thousands lines of software in a complex system design. During
this period, Mr. Lunney attended several of GE's well-known management
and marketing development programs. In 1992, Mr. Lunney moved to Signal
Processing Systems, a division of Scientific Atlanta, in San Diego, Ca.,
as a product line manager. This division had a wide range of high tech
digital signal processing products and specialized in acoustic analysis.
In this initial position, Mr. Lunney was responsible for the start up of
the division's largest manufacturing and engineering design services
contract in the division's history. In 1996, Mr. Lunney was promoted to
Vice President and Business Area Manager of the division largest
business segment. In this position, significant emphasis was put on
strategic planning and long-term business development. Mr. Lunney played
a key role in the divestiture of the division in 1996 to Global
Associates of Falls Church VA. In 1997, Mr. Lunney was promoted to
President of Signal Processing Systems. Again Mr. Lunney's focus was on
strategic planning and business development. In 1998, Mr. Lunney
accepted his current position with Patriot Scientific in March of 1998.
Seeing a strong opportunity for success with multiple technologies, Mr.
Lunney is near term focused along with his team on turning those
opportunities into realities for Patriot Scientific. Profile
TWST: If you would, start with a kind of a thumbnail sketch of Patriot
Mr. Lunney: Patriot Scientific is a company that's based primarily