director of Design and Test Engineering
Chris Samios has served as director of design and test engineering for Intervala since the company’s inception in January 2016. He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s design, test and new product introduction areas. Chris has more than 25 years of engineering experience in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry.
Prior to joining Intervala, Chris was director of design and test engineering for Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc., and its predecessor LaBarge, Inc., in Pittsburgh, Pa., a vertically integrated contract manufacturer of printed circuit board assemblies, electronic and electromechanical assemblies, and mechanical and machined products. He previously spent 18 years with Raytheon JPS Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Raytheon Company that designed, manufactured and sold electronic hardware and software products to enhance the effectiveness of communication systems. During his time with JPS, Chris held a series of progressively responsible engineering positions, including engineering manager for the product engineering area. He was granted a U.S. patent for designs used in a JPS communications system. Chris previously worked as an electrical engineer for Hatch Mott MacDonald and Union Switch and Signal.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.