Our Staff

 

Glen Haviland 

 

Glen Haviland is a Senior Technical Consultant working for P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS). Specifically, Glen’s expertise focuses on the application of system concepts, architectures, techniques, and algorithms associated with the control and utilization of the electromagnetic spectrum for space communications, airborne and ground Electronic Warfare applications and solutions.

 

Glen has held multiple division, program and technical leadership positions all focused on EW technology and product development. His multiple assignments include:

• Director of EW Programs for EW Business Sector 

• Director of Business Development for EW Division

• Program Manager Space Programs

• Program Manager Antennas

• Program Manager Transportation Systems

• B-1B Program Systems Engineer

• B-1B Systems Test and Integration Engineer

  

Glen has 32 years of experience in the field of Electronic Warfare working for AIL Systems Inc., EDO Corporation, ITT Corporation and Exelis Inc. Glen has contributed his systems engineering knowledge on many programs including B-1B AN/ALQ-161, EA6B AN/ALQ-99, B-52 AN/ALQ-172, EF111 SIP, and Counter IED JCREW 3.3. Specifically Glen spent much of his career working as a systems engineer developing system performance requirements, performing systems analysis, developing system flow down specifications, developing systems test requirements and performing systems integration and test.

 

Glen holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the State University of NY at Stony Brook as well as a Masters’ degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He has a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt from the University of Michigan and Program Management training from the Program Management Institute (PMI).

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Karl Sygall 

 

Karl Sygall is a Senior Engineering Consultant working for P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS). Specifically, Karl’s expertise focuses on the application of embedded system concepts, architectures, techniques and algorithms associated with the control and utilization of the electromagnetic spectrum for naval, air and ground Electronic Warfare applications and solutions.

 

Karl has held multiple division, program and technical sr. leadership positions all focused on the EW technology and product development. His  assignments include:

• Chief Engineer for EW Business Sector

• Program Manager Classified Programs

• Program Manager C130-H Radar Program

• B-1B Program Chief Engineer

• B-1B Systems Engineering Manager

• B-1B Systems Test and Integration Manager

• ALQ-99 Systems Engineering Lead

Mr. Sygall has 45+ years of experience on Electronic Warfare programs for US Defense Department. His 25+ years of experience on the B-1B ALQ-161 started with the original program requirements, design and test integration development, in the early 1970s’ as the first Lead System Engineer, and continued through to the late 1990s’ as the Program Engineering Manager and Chief Engineer. Karl’s experience includes system architectural development, requirements development and analysis, digital design and implementation, threat assessment and techniques / countermeasures development, flight test and aircraft integration requirements and test management.

 

Karl holds a BSEE from Pratt Institute of Brooklyn  and an MSEE from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He also holds a Lean Six-Sigma Greenbelt from the University of Michigan. Karl has been inducted into the Association of Old Crows Technology Hall of Fame for his lifetime achievements in the field of Electronic Warfare.

 

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Bob Oliva 

 

Bob Oliva is a Senior Engineering Consultant working for P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS). Specifically, Bob’s expertise focuses on the application of RF and microwave system concepts, architectures, techniques and algorithms associated with the control and utilization of the Electromagnetic Spectrum for air and ground Electronic Warfare applications and solutions.

 

Bob has held multiple division, program and technical sr. leadership positions focused on EW and RF technology and product development. His multiple assignments include:

• Director Of Sensors & Micro-Electronics 

• Director of Operations for Defense Systems 

• Director of Engineering for Defense Systems

• Manager of Systems Engineering

• B-1B Receiver System Analysis Manager

• B-1B Receiver Subsystem Design Lead

Bob has 40+ years of experience on Electronic Warfare programs and RF receiver designs for US Defense Department. His over 20 years of experience on the B-1B ALQ-161 started with the original program in the mid-1970s’ and continued through the late 1990s’ as the technical lead for receiver system design, development, analysis and integration.

 

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He has a Lean Six-Sigma Greenbelt from the University of Michigan.

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Gary Tarantino 

 

Gary Tarantino is a Senior Program Consultant working for P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS). Specifically, Gary’s expertise focuses on the application of programs and risk management concepts, program development and capture strategies associated with a broad spectrum of developmental technologies involving the control and utilization of the Electromagnetic and Electro-optical Spectrum for air and ground Electronic Warfare, Surveillance and Communications applications and solutions.

 

Gary has held multiple corporate, division, program and technical leadership positions focused on Electronic Warfare technology and product developments. His multiple assignments included:

• Director, Airborne Electronic Attack Product Area

• Director, Advanced Systems and Innovation

• Director, Special Programs

• Program Manager Special Programs

• Program Manager Radar Systems

• Engineering Manager, Advanced Technologies

Gary has over 30 years’ experience in engineering, programs, business operations, and management positions working for AIL Systems Inc., EDO Corporation, ITT Corporation and Exelis Inc. His role and responsibilities included, target assessments and concepts of operations development, systems engineering, technology research, developments and transition, program development and management, business planning and operations, customer relations and proposal support.

 

Gary has contributed his capabilities and knowledge on many programs within the areas of Electronic Warfare, C4ISR, Network Communications, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Special Programs. Gary utilizes a systems engineering, business approach to effectively transition programs through its technology development phases, manufacturing operations, integration, test, and fielding. This approach has resulted in meeting performance, cost, schedule, and customer objectives.