Ron Horan

Ron Horan

Vice President of Marketing

Ron attended The University of Texas at San Antonio for both his BSEE (1986) and MSEE (1993) where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude, respectively. His Master’s thesis topic entitled “Synthetic Vision Landing Aids System” was patented as the first GPS-based aircraft landing aid. From 1986 to 1994 Ron worked at Southwest Research Institute as a Sr. Research Engineer in its Avionics Division where his job was to develop and test flight instrumentation for commercial and military aircraft. From 1994 to 1999, Ron worked at Compaq Computer as a Sr. Design Engineer and Program Manager in its Workstation division.While at Compaq, he earned 15 patent awards. In 1999, Ron left Compaq to work at AMD where he was responsible for managing the platform engineering team developing platform reference designs to support microprocessor sales. In 2001, he joined Broadcom Corporation where he managed Field Applications Engineering for the Compute Segment team, ran Program Management in the Networking BU, and was a Sr. Director of Sales and Strategic Account Manager covering the Hewlett Packard worldwide account. In 2011 Ron came to Luxtera where he has worked as Vice President of Sales before moving into his current role as Vice President of Marketing.