Wireless communications company BridgeComm, Inc. has appointed Paul Searcy its chief scientist. In the role, Mr. Searcy will help the company develop its customer solutions for both commercial and government clients.
“There could not be a better candidate for our chief scientist role than Paul,” said BridgeComm CEO Barry A. Matsumori. “Over the three years he has been with BridgeComm, we have recognized his remarkable skills and leadership capabilities. A world-class engineer and scientist, he has the kind of deep industry knowledge and experience that will further BridgeComm’s mission to expand communications through the language of light. We are proud to name Paul to this important position.”
Mr. Searcy has been with BridgeComm since 2017, in the role of principal research and development engineer. He has more than 31 years of experience in optical communications systems, including 15 years as vice president of research and development at Meadowlark Optics.
“It is a privilege to be part of a fast-growing company at the forefront of supporting not only terrestrial networks and 5G connectivity but also airborne and space OWC for prominent applications such as intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and backhaul,” said Mr. Searcy. “I look forward to many more years with BridgeComm as we work to realize the full potential of OWC and MOCA technology.”