Member of the Strategic Advisory Council
John Mikulsky is an independent director of GigCapital and a Technical Advisor to GigFounders. Throughout his career, Mr. Mikulsky has led the commercialization of numerous products spanning multiple industries including aerospace, automotive electronics, analytical chemistry, telecom infrastructure, RF electronics, defense electronics and semiconductors. The hallmark of his career has been leading teams to take nascent product concepts from the development phase to become “articles of commerce” generating significant revenues and he continues these efforts as a consultant to early stage venture backed companies. Mr. Mikulsky began his career at Raychem where he held increasingly responsible positions including Field Sales Engineer, Marketing Manager, Division Technical Director and Division Manager. After Raychem, he joined Balazs Labs, a private company offering analytical services to the semiconductor and HDD industries. At Balazs, he developed and patented specialized analytical processes and equipment. Later, he joined Endgate, a venture-backed company in the millimeter wave radio space. At Endgate, he was part of the senior team that merged Endgate with a division of TRW to form Endwave, executed a successful IPO and grew the company, both organically and through multiple M&A transactions. At Endwave, he held positions of VP of Engineering, Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development, Chief Operating Officer, President and CEO. Of note is his leadership of Endwave’s M&A activities that included several strategic transactions.
Mr. Mikulsky holds a BSEE from Marquette University, an MSEE from Stanford University and an SM in Management from the Sloan School of MIT.