Dr. John R. Treichler ’70 is a co-founder of Applied Signal Technology Inc. Dr. Treichler has been at Applied Signal Technology Inc. since 1984 and as Chief Technology Officer since 1999. Prior to co-founding AST, he worked at ARGOSystems Inc. for seven years, serving as a Senior Scientist in the Strategic Systems Division; and at Stanford University for three years in the Information Systems Laboratory. Prior to working at Stanford University, Dr. Treichler served for four years as an officer in the United States Navy. He served as a Director of Applied Signal Technology Inc. from 1984 to January 31, 2011. He is currently chair of the IEEE Foundation board.