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Jim Olsen

Senior Technical Applications Engineer, Frequency and Time Systems Business Unit, Microchip Technology

Jim Olsen is a solutions architect in the Frequency and Time Systems (FTS) business unit at Microchip Technology. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing network synchronization and timing architectures in more than 50 countries. He first joined Microchip in 1984 and has since served in a wide range of service, sales, and marketing roles. In 2000, he transitioned to a role in which he helps identify new technologies and investment opportunities.

Jim is currently involved in his solutions architect role with a variety of market segments such as communications, power utilities, and government market segments. He speaks regularly at industry seminars and events and his numerous articles and whitepapers on synchronization and timing have appeared in books and trade publications.