NI Leadership

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Dr. James Truchard

President, CEO, and Cofounder

Dr. James Truchard cofounded NI. He continues to lead the company today with the same entrepreneurial mindset and innovative nature that led to its inception.

Jeff Kodosky

Cofounder and NI Business and Technology Fellow

Jeff Kodosky revolutionized test, control, and embedded design application development with the invention of NI LabVIEW software.

Operations and Finances

Alex Davern

COO, CFO, and Executive Vice President

Research and Development

Scott Rust

Senior Vice President, R&D

Duncan Hudson

Chief Platform Officer

Sales and Marketing

Eric Starkloff

Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing


Ajit Gokhale

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Sales, Segments, and Services

Francis Griffiths

Senior Vice President, Regional Sales and Marketing

Pete Zogas

Senior Vice President, Segments and Services

Vice Presidents and Fellows

General and Administrative

Andrew Krupp

Vice President, Quality and Continuous Improvement

Arleene Porterfield

Vice President, Global Information Technology

David Hugley

Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary

John Roiko

Vice President, Finance

Mark Finger

Vice President, Global Human Resources

Rob Porterfield

Vice President, Manufacturing

Research and Development

Jin Bains

Vice President, RF R&D

Jon Bellin

Vice President, Software Operations R&D

Keith Odom

R&D Fellow

Kevin Schultz

Vice President of R&D for Embedded Systems

Omid Sojoodi

Vice President of R&D for Application and Embedded Software

Robert Canik

Vice President, PXI Platforms and Instrumentation R&D

Stefanie Breyer

Vice President of R&D for Data Acquisition

Steve Warntjes

Vice President of R&D for Modular Instruments


Chad Chesney

Vice President of Product Marketing for Data Acquisition

Charles Schroeder

Vice President of Product Marketing for RF and Wireless Communications

Dave Wilson

Vice President of Product Marketing for Academic

John Pasquarette

Vice President, eBusiness and Marketing Operations

Kevin Ilcisin

Vice President, Product Marketing

Mike Santori

Business and Technology Fellow

Shelley Gretlein

Vice President, Corporate Marketing

Sales and Marketing

Chandran Nair

Vice President, APAC

Jason Green

Vice President, Americas

David Loadman

Vice President, Mobile Device Test

Robert Morton

Vice President, EMEIA

Ron Wolfe

Vice President, Semiconductor Test

Stefano Concezzi

Vice President, Global Automotive Initiative

Tamra Kerns

Vice President of Services

Tony Vento

Vice President, Systems Assurance and Partners

Victor Mieres

Vice President of the Regional Partner Program