Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (IS&S) is a leading systems integrator that designs and manufactures cost effective NextGen flight navigation systems and precision flight instrumentation equipment for the aerospace industry. The world’s most respected aircraft builders, owners and operators rely on our leading edge avionics technology, superior craftsmanship, and stringent quality standards to significantly enhance reliability, performance and provide superior value.
IS&S is a diversified international supplier to Commercial Transport, Military and Business aviation markets. IS&S products include: Integrated NextGen Avionics Suites, Flight Management Systems, Flat Panel Primary and Flight Navigational Displays, Autothrottles, Engine Instrument Displays, Mission Displays, Integrated Standby Units, advanced Global Positioning Systems (GPS), RNP Navigator and Precision Air Data Instruments.
Shahram Askarpour is the President and CEO of Innovative Solutions & Support Inc. (IS&S), a publicly trading company under Nasdaq ISSC. He has over 40 years of experience in technology and aerospace industries with increasingly responsible technical and managerial positions. Prior to joining IS&S, he was employed by Smiths Aerospace (a division of Smiths Group PLC), Instrumentation Technology and Marconi Avionics and holds several key patents in the aviation field.
Shahram was awarded an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom, a post graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering and a PhD in Automatic Control from Brunel University London. He was an Associate Research Fellow for three years at Brunel and has published numerous papers in leading international peer reviewed journals. He has completed management courses at Carnegie Mellon University and finance courses at the Wharton School.
Mr. Linacre began his career at KPMG LLP as a public accountant. He subsequently held finance leadership positions at Genpak, LLC, a food service packaging company, and SI Group, Inc., a chemical manufacturing company, before serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Sysco Albany, LLC, a subsidiary of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), and of Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc., a provider of plumbing, sewer and drain, heating and cooling design, installation and maintenance services. Mr. Linacre is a licensed certified public accountant (“CPA”) and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. He attended the State University of New York at Albany.