As VP of Product Management, Steve Jacobson leads Avidyne’s team responsible for current and future product lines. He joined the company in 2000 and worked his way up engineering serving as VP of Engineering until moving over to his product management role. Before joining Avidyne, Steve spent five years as an engineering manager and systems engineer for the avionics group at C.S. Draper Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A graduate from the US Air Force Academy with a degree in astronautical engineering (BS), he spent 15 years as a fighter pilot and test pilot for the US Air Force before joining the civilian industry. He also holds a masters degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University and has over 4,000 hours as pilot-in-command.