EVENT: Engineering and R&D at Topcon Positioning Systems
Engineering and R&D at Topcon Positioning Systems
Mr. Ivan Di Federico serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and is responsible for research and development, engineering, product management and marketing. Mr. Di Federico serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of GEOTOP S.r.l., a European survey equipment distributor. He served as the Senior Vice President of Global Engineering at Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. since June 2008. Mr. Di Federico served as the General Manager of TSD Integrated Controls. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Topcon Sauer-Danfoss Integrated Controls. since 2005. He served as the President of Topcon Tierra. He began his professional career in 1993 as an electronic designer of paving control systems at Bitelli Corporation (now Caterpillar). In 2000, he joined Sauer-Danfoss and was in charge of global marketing for electronic products. Prior to TSD, he served as the Director of Sauer-Danfoss' Technical Sales Department for Europe, and also served as the Director of Global Product Development of Electronics. Prior to Sauer-Danfoss, he served as the R&D Electronics Manager for Caterpillar Paving Products. He also served as the Manager for Engineering and Testing of Bitelli Paving Products and also served as the Manager of Engineering for Costruzioni Meccaniche Bertoli, both located in Italy. He serves as a Director of Topcon Positioning Iberia and Inland GEO SL. He served as a Member of Executive Committee of Topcon Corp., since 2010. Mr. Di Federico has Master's Degrees in Aeronautical Engineering (University of Pisa -- Italy) and Business Administration (Open University Business School -- England).