Dr. Kevin Ilcisin Vice President, Product Marketing As vice president of Product Marketing, Kevin Ilcisin works with NI’s segment and R&D teams to refine the company’s portfolio management process and support key initiatives like the Internet of Things. Prior to joining NI in 2015, Ilcisin served as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Tektronix, where he was responsible for the core technology development, R&D strategy, and portfolio process governing R&D investments. He has also held leadership roles at LAM Research/Novellus, Zight Corporation, and Technical Visions Incorporated. Ilcisin is the inventor or co-inventor of 42 US and foreign patents. He has been recognized with five postgraduate and two postdoctoral awards including the Princeton Merit Award and Killam Memorial Award. Ilcisin holds doctorate and master’s degrees in plasma physics from Princeton University and bachelor’s degrees in physics, computer engineering, and electrical engineering from the University of Alberta.