People: National Instruments Corp (NATI.OQ)
15 Jan 2019
Prof. Dr. Gerhard P. Fettweis is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the Vodafone Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Dresden, where his research focuses on next generation wireless systems. In connection with that role, he has spun-out ten startup companies from the university. From August 2015 to February 2016, he served as a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley and as a senior researcher at the International Computer Science Institute. Dr. Fettweis is a member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (“IEEE”). He has received numerous awards, including a recognition award for outstanding technical contributions from the IEEE Wireless Communications Technical Committee and the Stuart Meyer Memorial Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, both in 2014. Dr. Fettweis has authored or co-authored two books and is listed as an inventor on over thirty issued patents. Dr. Fettweis received his Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 1990, each from Aachen University of Technology. The Board concluded that Dr. Fettweis should serve as a director because of his strong technical background and extensive knowledge in electrical engineering, as well as his experience in science, technology and business. Additionally, he is very involved in the scientific community and has leadership and management experience through his role as the Vodafone Chair Professor at the Technical University of Dresden. He serves as a member of the Compensation Committee.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||65,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||130,061|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||195,061|