Position: Engineering Advisor, ExxonMobil
Erik Botsford has had key engineering roles implementing Global networks that integrate transport technologies including satellite communications for over thirty years. Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) by ExxonMobil for Transport Technologies (Satellite, Fiber and Microwave), Networks (Voice and Data), RF Engineering and structured cabling. He spent most of his 25 years working in the International Telecommunications Engineering Group with part of that time as an Expat in four countries. These required working in a broad range of regulatory environments and geographically challenging locations. His experience encompasses both onshore/offshore locations and fixed/mobile transport technologies with practical applications as well as theory.
Erik began his career at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Staff Engineer. He commissioned the first Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) for airports which is still in existence today.
Erik is a graduate of Southern Methodist University earning a BSEE and a Minor in Mathematics. He also holds a Professional Engineering (PE) license in Texas and Papua New Guinea and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).