Michael Downey, Senior Director, Engineering Research iDirect Government
iDirect Government

Michael Downey serves as senior director of engineering research for iDirect Government. Michael has more than 30 years of experience in design, development and engineering management of digital signal processing-based systems. He will oversee the integration of Glowlink’s technologies into iDirect Government’s product line.  iDirect Government acquired Glowlink in September 2019.

Previously as co-founder and chief technical officer at Glowlink, Michael was instrumental in helping the Glowlink product portfolio grow from individual spectrum monitoring products to sophisticated integrated spectrum monitoring and geolocation systems and networks. More recently, he led the development of Glowlink’s single satellite geolocation capability and Glowlink’s patented Communication Signal Interference Removal (CSIR®) technologies.

He is a recognized expert in signal processing, interference detection, geolocation and interference removal technologies. He has authored numerous technical papers and has dozens of U.S. and international patents in these areas.



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