BS, Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
Electrical Engineer, McDonnell Douglas
Electrical Engineer, Texas Instruments
Shawn Kirkpatrick has served as ICE’s President since 2004. Shawn’s focus as President is product line expansion within the United States while growing new customers in Europe, the Middle East, and the Far-East. Investment in research and development, infrastructure, industry certifications, and personnel are key pillars supporting product and customer expansion.
Shawn served as Executive Vice President (VP) of Operations and Finance for four years before becoming President. During his tenure as VP, Shawn led efforts instrumental to ICE’s first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation for full integration of the financial and manufacturing organizations. Policies and practices associated with the ERP implementation were put in place to ensure compliance with the FAR, DFARS and DCAA. Shawn also had responsibility over all aspects of employee benefits. Previously, Shawn spent six years as the Program Manager for Ground Systems and led the development and production of simulation, test instrumentation, and training equipment.
Prior to ICE, Shawn worked for various defense companies in Software, Test and Systems Engineering roles including Hughes Helicopters, Texas Instruments, and McDonnell Douglas Corporation dating back to 1985.
Shawn is an Arizona State University (ASU) cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.