As Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Engineering, Nick Parsons is responsible for advancing the core technology and creating customer solutions to support the strategic vision of the company. Mr. Parsons is responsible for directing the overall Polatis product development program, ensuring products meet or exceed customer expectations.
Nick Parsons has over 20 years experience in the defense, aerospace and communications industries. Prior to joining Polatis, he served as Vice President and Programme Director at Marconi Optical Components. Previously, Nick held senior roles within the Avionics Group of BAE SYSTEMS (now SELEX Galileo), latterly serving as Technical Director of the Electro-Optic Systems and Tactical Products Divisions. In his early career, he managed R&D divisions of GEC-Marconi in photonics & microwave technologies and has over 40 papers and 10 patents in the field.