|Dwight C. Streit|
Invention versus Innovation: from Laboratory to Marketplace Success
Dwight C. Streit, Vice President, Electronics Technology, for Northrop Grumman Space Technology
The hallmark of innovation is the ability to transition from laboratory invention to marketplace success. What characteristics define this expertise? What enables some to achieve a grand slam in business while others strike out? The power to ignite innovation is the engine that drives corporate, national and global prosperity.
About the Speaker
Dr. Streit is responsible for the technology development required for advanced semiconductors, microelectronics, radar, communication systems and satellite payload electronics at Northrop Grumman Space Technology. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a member of the NASA Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame. Dr. Streit earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1986, and was the UCLA Engineering Alumnus of the Year in 2003.