Sergio CardonaPresident & CEO at ED2 Corp
Sergio Cardona graduated from Merrimack College in Massachusetts with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After a successful career at Raytheon and M/A-COM for over 17 years, in 2010, he founded nMode Solutions, Inc., focused on developing innovative technology solutions. One of nMode’s efforts was the startup and launch of Triton Microsystems, which was acquired by a $700M+ global manufacturer of electronics.
Subsequent to the buyout, Mr. Cardona acquired Electronic Design and Development, Inc. (ED2), a Florida firm focused on the design and development of specialized Marine time communications; Mr. Cardona refocused the company and domesticated it to Arizona. He leads a team of world-class industry experts in the development of 5G wireless communications technology.
Mr. Cardona has been described as ‘a talented and innovative technologist in the RF & Microwave product development arena;’ his expertise includes leading-edge technology in sensors, photonics, RF and radar. He has received many recognitions, ranging from Excellence in Engineering (2006) and Excellence in Leadership award (2009), among many more. Mr. Cardona has belts in Design for Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, and value-add engineering. Mr. Cardona has led multi-discipline teams and has exhaustive leadership experience.
He is on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Tucson, Saint Joseph Church and MFCC-USA and has been recognized as a philanthropist. Mr. Cardona and his wife spend all their free time focused on increasing awareness of the value of family; they have a young son.