Gary Lerude serves as Technical Editor of Microwave Journal. Previously, he was at TriQuint Semiconductor, where he held business development, strategic marketing, and product marketing management roles for TriQuint’s infrastructure products. Gary had similar roles at M/A-COM, where he covered both commercial and defense markets. He started his microwave career at Texas Instruments, where he was one of the “midwives” at the birth of GaAs MMIC technology. Gary holds a bachelor’s in EE, master’s in systems engineering, and an engineer’s degree in EE.