Ed Palacio has 40 years of experience in directing development and production of complex military electronic systems. He has held Profit and Loss responsibility at the Business Unit and Sector levels, as well as lead positions in Program Management, Engineering and Operations. Currently he is President of P&L Technical Management Solutions, a Small Business focused on technology, program, and business development. Prior to this, he was VP of Program Management and Business Operations for ITT/Exelis Electronic Systems. He is/has been a member of multiple advisory boards in industry, academia and professional organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Werlatone Corporation, the IEEE, and has served on Industry Advisory Boards for The Cooper Union,SUNY Stony Brook and currently in the NYIT Schools of Engineering. Ed holds a BEE from the Cooper Union MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Technology Mgmt.from the Polytechnic Institute of New York.