Tim LeSage studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maryland earning a BSCS in 1992.
During his studies at the University, he fabricated sensors for the Univ. Wind Tunnel during hull testing of the “Stars of Stripes,” worked as a telemetry data technician at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center during the Hubble Space Telescope launch and was a database admin for the National Weather Service’s Automated Site Observation System.
He then spent 3 years working in IT specializing as a Banyan network engineer at the FDIC. He began his programming and system integration career with Motorola/General Dynamics and spent the next 10 years as C++ and Java programmer supporting the JSTARS program.
For the past 15 years he has worked for GeoTrak Inc which specializes in the design, testing, and fabrication of “global tracking devices” with an emphasis on lightweight (<12grams) bird-borne units that utilize solar power, GPS accuracy, and satellite communications for global coverage.