Fred Schindler is TAB VP, past Division IV Director, past chair of the IEEE Conferences Committee, served as MTT President in 2003 and IMS General Chair in 2009. He is active in several boards and committees in IEEE and the MTT. He works as an independent consultant and serves as CTO of Anlotek Ltd. Previously he has led teams Qorvo, RFMD, IBM, ATN Microwave and Raytheon, focused on RF and microwave semiconductors. His column has appeared in IEEE Microwave Magazine since 2011.