Management Team - Biography
|Charles R. Trimble|
Charles Trimble has served as one of our directors since 1999, a member of our audit committee since 2001, a member of our compensation committee since 2000 and a member of our nominating and corporate governance committee since February 2004. From 1981 to 1998, he served as the president and chief executive officer of Trimble Navigation Limited, a GPS company that he founded in 1978. Previously, he served as the manager of integrated circuit research and development at Hewlett-Packard’s Santa Clara Division. Mr. Trimble is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, and he was chairman of the United States GPS Industry Council from 1996 to 2013. In addition, Mr. Trimble is a senior trustee of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He received a B.S. in engineering physics, with honors, and an M.S. in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.