Roberson and Associates, LLC

Meet the Team

Michael Needham

Michael Needham

Principal Engineer II

Mr. Needham joined Roberson and Associates in November, 2013, and has 32 years’ experience in corporate research and development.

Mr. Needham’s most recent position was Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in the Applied Research Center at ARRIS (formerly Motorola Mobility/Google). He has worked in a broad range of technologies in the areas of wireless communication and media delivery systems, including network architecture design, specification and analysis, data protocol design, radio system modeling, and media analytics. He has 26 issued U.S. patents, with several more pending, and many years of experience in intellectual property assessment and management. Mr. Needham also has numerous publications in technical journals and conferences, with three Best Paper awards.

Mr. Needham earned both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.