Over his more than sixty years at Motorola, Inc., Mr. Galvin lead the company into a position of global leadership, moving the organization from a few hundred million dollars in annual sales to tens of billions. He led the company as it made innovations in television receivers, dispatch mobile communication, transistors, paging, cellular technology, and other innovations.
In addition to his leadership of Motorola, Mr. Galvin served as chairman of the Task Force on Alternative Futures for the Department of Energy National Laboratories, which came to be known as the "Galvin Commission." His other public-sector achievements include chairing a federal Trade Negotiations Advisory Committee, and the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives. He has been President of the Electronic Industry Association, Chairman of Sematech, member of the Foreign Intelligence Board, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Mr. Galvin is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and is an honorary member of the IEEE.
Information as of 1993