Mr. Lerner is KT-Tech's Executive
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible
for planning and directing all aspects of the company's
operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Mr.
Lerner manages and directs KT-Tech's research and development
programs to capitalize on potential new products.
Prior to KT-Tech, Mr. Lerner held positions in the
U.S. Departments of Defense and Commerce, most recently
as the Senior Technology Policy Analyst in the Office
of Space Commercialization. In this role Mr. Lerner
served as the Department of Commerce's White House liaison
for space related issues and was the Department of Commerce's
chief technology policy analyst for commercial imaging
Mr. Lerner began his career as a Research Physicist
and Electronic Engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory,
where he developed theoretical models and conducted
experiments in the areas of electromagnetic propagation,
remote sensing and radar systems. He has also designed
and conducted microwave remote sensing experiments from
aircraft and satellites. Two of these experiments were
flown as part of the Earth Resources Experimental Package
(EREP) on NASA's SKYLAB satellite.
Mr. Lerner is a graduate of Brown University where
he received a B.S. in Physics.