Tim Snodgrass joined Rockwell Collins in 1981 and has held a number of leadership roles throughout his tenure. He is currently defining a wide band HF communications system that will provide persistent beyond-line-of-site communication during a nuclear event. He has served as a technical consultant for Rockwell to NATO and multiple governments. Previously, Snodgrass spent fifteen years in design and twenty years performing system level definition and architecture design for new programs both domestically and internationally. He holds 27 U.S. patents and has three patents pending. In 2002, Snodgrass was named Rockwell Collins Engineer of the Year and, in 2004, Inventor of the Year. He was named a Rockwell Collins Fellow in 2014. A native of Southern California, Snodgrass has a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic Institute. He and his wife, Erin, reside in rural Linn County, Iowa, and have six sons and 14 grandchildren.