Andrew "Andy" Ivers
President, Broadband Communication Sector
President, Communication Systems-West
Andy Ivers currently serves as President of the L3 Communication Systems Group, Broadband Communication sector and President of Communication Systems-West, which is comprised of three divisions: Communication Systems-West, Datron and Linkabit. The divisions in Mr. Ivers' sector employ approximately 3,600 engineers and support staff, and are leaders in the design and production of state-of-the-art data links, SATCOM modems, terminals and tactical signal intercept equipment.
Since 2009, Mr. Ivers has also served as the President for L3's COMSEC and Specialty RF Products sector and Space Products sector. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Ivers was the President of Linkabit, a division of L3 which focused on developing the first MFTDMA IP SATCOM modems and advanced tactical signal intercept manpacks. Prior to that, he was the Senior VP of Engineering for Linkabit.
From 1993 to 2001, Mr. Ivers held the position of Director, Tactical Radio Engineering at Harris Corporation RF Products division in Rochester, NY, and was responsible for the Engineering and Product Management team for HF, VHF, UHF and SATCOM radio products, including embedded modems and security systems. Key products developed under his leadership include the Falcon II family of tactical radios and the AN/PRC-117F(C) multi-band multi-mission manpack radio.
Earlier in his career, while employed at Raytheon, he managed system engineering activities on numerous communications systems programs, including MILSTAR, MK-XV IFF, L-Band data link designs, HF and W-Band anti-fratricide system designs.
Mr. Ivers holds an MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, and BS degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from the University of California, Irvine.