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 Mr. Anderson is a leader for SIL defense and space-related engineering programs. Tim is responsible for a variety of Li-Ion Power Storage, Autonomous Flight Termination System, Avionics and Space Based Range projects at SIL as well as the Chameleon 12U to 27U Bus.  He has more than five years of experience in the CubeSat community and has a subspecialty in radiation-hardened optical systems. Tim has published multiple peer-reviewed technical papers and is one of SIL’s primary representatives for a variety of space innovation initiatives and defense-related consortiums.

As a Commander in the Navy Reserve, he has completed two command tours and is currently serving as Strategy Division Team Chief inside the Naval Amphibious Liaison Element for Commander US 3rd Fleet Maritime Air Operations. Tim is a Defense Acquisition University-certified Contracting Officer’s Representative and holds more than twenty naval officer billet codes and advanced qualification designators. His specialties included joint air operations, surface warfare, combat systems, cruise missiles, and ballistic missile defense. He has additional experience in port security, harbor defense, and anti-terrorism operations. The depth and breadth of his military experience add a critical customer perspective to our team and we are proud to support him as he continues to serve.

Tim has a BA in International Relations with a Minor in Naval Science from Auburn University and is pursuing a Master of Systems Engineering degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a focus on Space Systems. Tim also possesses Project Management Professional and Agile Scrum Master Certifications.