MIT Sloan Executive Education
Certificate Holder Profile
George V. Roussos
Senior Director, Business Development
George Roussos joined the Telephonics Corporation in 2007. He is currently responsible for new international business development opportunities. Product lines include: maritime weather and surveillance radar, multi-mode radar with maritime surveillance, ground moving target indicator radar and imaging capabilities, identification friend or foe, monopulse secondary surveillance systems, and a number of other aerospace electronics applications that serve both domestic and international markets.
Prior to joining Telephonics, George was the founding president of International AeroMarketing, Inc., a consulting practice serving the international aerospace community with a client base of twenty-five European and American aerospace systems and component manufacturers. During his tenure at International AeroMarketing, he was also retained by Deloitte Touche LLP to develop, direct, and implement business development strategies for aerospace and homeland security related applications in the United States and Europe.
From 1986–1995, George was the executive director of sales and marketing, North America for IMI Marston, Inc., a subsidiary of IMI Marston Ltd. The company manufactures products and components used on commercial, military and business aircraft, as well as industrial applications. His efforts led to receipt of the 1987 Supplier of the Year Award from Pratt & Whitney Canada and the 1989 Achievement Recognition Award from the Boeing Company.
From 1982–1986 George was the engineering project manager at Allied Signal (Honeywell) where he was responsible for the management of various environmental control systems for military and commercial applications. He began his career working for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, United Technologies Corporation, as an engineer and then senior engineer. Assignments included the JT-8D engine noise reduction mixer design, first stage turbine boundary layer analysis on the JT9D-7R4D engine installed on Boeing 747 aircraft and engine nacelle analysis and coordination with several manufacturers, including Airbus, for the A300-310 aircraft.
George was born and raised in New York City. He holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a M.S. in engineering management from Western New England College.
“Participation in the MIT Sloan Executive Certificate Program was a very fulfilling experience. It was as though the MIT faculty were addressing me personally. The programs offer business leaders and executives unique insights and innovative tools that have direct application in our respective business strategies. The principles acquired found immediate application within my organization after the very first session. I know I will continue to keep in touch with faculty and fellow peers whom I had the pleasure of meeting during my participation. I would highly recommend this program to any executive yearning to expand their horizon with new ideas based on solid case studies, research and implementation.”
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