Chief Operating Officer
Bayne Bunce is GALT’s Chief Operating Officer. Bayne is a Growth Leader who enables “Customer Focused Innovation” and Collaboration to solve future Technology and Program related issues through rapid development and execution excellence. He is a subject matter expert in advanced military communications, software-defined radios, Navigation systems, avionics, and platform integration. Bayne is also a strong proponent of balancing Risk with the opportunities enabled through LEAN / Agile development and manufacturing methods.
Formerly, as Director of Programs at Northrop Grumman’s Communication Systems Division, Bayne had several responsibilities including: F-35 Tactical Fighter program CNI, F-22 CNI, Advanced Communications Programs, and starting up the Weapon Data Links development. Prior to that, Bayne successfully led the E-6B Communication Upgrade Program and the RTIC (Real Time in the Cockpit) Program.
Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Bayne served as Director of COTM (Comm on the Move) products at EMS-Technologies (now Honeywell, Inc), Inc. Bayne supported Jay Grove (then the VP-GM at EMS-Technologies) to grow the communications business area from $4M over $50M revenue in just four years. Key areas were advanced antennas and RF Electronics associated with: SH-60 Hawklink CDL, airborne LiveTV, B-2 AEHF, and JSTARS.
At Lockheed-Martin Aero Systems in Marietta, GA; Bayne was the Chief Engineer on several C-130J variants, including the WC-130J Weatherbird, the USAF C-130J aircraft, and headed up design and I&T on the KC-130J Marine Corp Tanker.
At Honeywell Military and Space systems in Clearwater, FL; Bayne was an IPT Lead on several Inertial-Navigation Unit (INU) Space and Missile programs. He developed Ring Laser Gyro Electronics and INU systems and has extensive Radiation / Nuclear hardening experience. Bayne was also an Adjunct Physics Professor at St. Petersburg College.
Bayne earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Communications Systems) from the University of South Florida in Tampa; a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (BEE) from Georgia Institute of Technology (Ga. Tech), and a BS in Physics from North Georgia State University. He also attended University of Chicago Executive Strategy program, Georgia Tech Management of Technology program.