Tom Barbeau

Tom Barbeau Bio 2023

Thomas R. Barbeau
Vice President of Engineering
Tom Barbeau joined the Comark Communications organization as an Embedded Systems Software Engineer back in 1999. He worked for the organization until his group was spun off into Thomson Video Networks in 2010, where he functioned as a Senior Systems Engineer until 2016 supporting customers and the TVN product line of encoding and compressed domain MPEG-2 equipment. TVN was acquired by Harmonic in 2016 and he continued with them in a similar role. He rejoined Comark in February of 2017 as the Vice President of Engineering. In his current role as Vice President of Engineering, he oversees the design and development of Comark’s high power RF amplification and transmission products that are used for broadcast, scientific and industrial applications. Tom is also responsible for overseeing the coordination and integration of third-party equipment into Comark Digital Services products, and for long term strategic product planning and focus.
Prior to joining Comark originally, Tom worked in the Defense, Aerospace, and Commercial business sectors where he worked in developing guidance system components and in creating embedded controls systems for ultrasonic imaging and high speed OCR scanning systems.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Western New England College, Springfield, MA. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (IEEE-BTS) and a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE). Tom also retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the US Army Reserves, where he had a career spanning 28.5 years that included multiple company and battalion command positions, and two mobilizations, including one combat tour in Iraq.