SVP of Product at Hillcrest
David B. Karlin, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy, Hillcrest Labs
David ‘Dave’ Karlin has over 30 years of experience in product development and technology-based strategic marketing. Since joining Hillcrest in 2005, Dave has been a member of the Company’s executive management team where he has held positions encompassing account and program management, product development, strategic planning and operations. Dave is currently responsible for Hillcrest’s product strategy and product management activities.
Prior to joining Hillcrest, Dave served as Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for Agilent Technologies’ Multi Industry Business Unit, as the Senior Manager of Product Planning for the company’s Measurement and Analysis Software & Technology Operation, and as a Director of New Ventures. During his tenure at Agilent, Dave directed the formation and implementation of innovative business, product and technology initiatives, covering the spectrum of digital to Ultra-Wideband signals with market applications in cellular, WLAN, aerospace/defense, industrial, and education.
As an R&D manager and engineer for Hewlett-Packard, Dave led the invention, development, and market delivery of more than a dozen significant test and measurement instrumentation solutions, critical to the deployment of LAN, WAN and ATM data communication services during the last two decades of the 20th century.
Dave earned his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. As a Hewlett-Packard Fellow, he was awarded a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.