Executive Bios

Keith Barker, President & CEO

Mr. Barker is currently the president of Questiny Engineering and is responsible for all aspects of Questiny Group, Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in management and engineering within the satellite and terrestrial communications industry.

Prior to Questiny Group, Mr. Barker was the VP of Digital Television Products at Liberate Technologies where he manged an international group delivering interactive television into cable systems around the world. Mr. Barker also held the position as the VP of Operations and Engineering at CyberStar, LP where he was responsible for designing and launching their satellite data broadcast service in the US in 1997. That system delivered broadband satellite service beginning to computers at data rates in excess of 30 Mbps. In addition, Mr. Barker has held managerial and technical positions at Space Systems Loral, Rockwell International (now Boeing), Advent Systems (now Titan), and at the National Security Agency.

Mr. Barker holds several patents and has authored articles on satellite communications technology. Mr. Barker’s most recent papers have been presented at Milcom on estimating the effects of open-loop power margin on CDMA-based land-mobile satellite communications capacity, and on reducing the effects of intermodulation products in non-linear amplifiers.

Education

M.S., Electrical Engineering, George Washington University, Washington D.C., 1985.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Akron, 1981.

Robert Hu, Vice President of Marketing

Mr. Hu is a seasoned product developer with over 30 years of experience developing and deliv­ering products to the market place.  Mr. Hu will develop the graphics portion of the graphical user interface for the UHF SATCOM Campaign Planner.

Mr. Hu is currently the Vice President of Questiny Group, Inc. Prior to Questiny,  Mr Hu was the President of Sight Inc. where he has provided product and management consulting to the printing industry, and prior to Sight Inc, Mr. Hu was the VP or Strategic Mar­keting at Collabria Inc., a work-flow automation start-up where he managed the development of key company product line: Collabria’s PrintCommerce product, including the product require­ments document, marketing requirements documents, user documentation and online help files.

During his career, Mr. Hu conceived, designed and managed the development of first gen­eration go-to-market eBusiness product with engineering team.  He provided domain expertise on production/manufacturing workflow and provided strategic directions, articulated solution de­sign and identified key user/program interfaces with technical development team.  He proto­typed and subsequently developed one of the first interactive Web sites for the printing industry in November 1994, and received semi-finalist award for the National Information Infrastructure Award (sponsored by then Vice President, Al Gore) as leading examples of innovative use of the Internet for the printing industry.

Mr. Hu also developed one of the first PC-based computerized manufacturing estimating and planning software; resulting in over 375% savings in customer response time and 2X reduction in labor costs.  The product pioneered in adoption of electronic publication methods within manufacturing processes, reengineered and significantly transformed business process and dramatically decreased cycle time, error rate and manufacturing waste.