John Oakley, a Science Director at SRC, is focused on leading several collaborative research programs including Hardware Security (HWS), Packaging (PKG), Automotive Electronics (Auto), AI Hardware (AIHW), and Supply Chain AI Realized Future (SCARF). John works closely with government, industry, and university partners to advance these research topics. Through this work John has created and managed research programs in collaboration with industry, government, and academia; like the joint SRC/NSF program Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC). John also serves as a Board member of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS) and is a highly sought speaker at cybersecurity and advanced packaging conferences (ECS, TAME, IEEE SELSE in 2022; MEST, IEEE MDTS, NSF, IEEE HIR in 2021).
A graduate of Texas A&M University, John has over 20 years of successful digital design and architecture experience in industry and was formerly a RF Control Architect at Intel Corporation, at Motorola, Freescale, Fujitsu. John has 14 issued patents and has developed more than 55 successful integrated devices, several of which have shipped in high volumes. He has worked in numerous digital system spaces and was focused on the transceiver and modem fields and on the control planes of cellular platforms. An expert in 3GPP standards and their application to real world devices, John was Vice Chairman of the MIPI RFFE working group and a member of the MIPI RIO and TSG working groups.
Beyond the work environment, John is a Ruby Life Master at American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) and is avid player of strategy and role playing games.