Newbury, U.K.: National Instruments has named Ajit Gokhale its vice president of product marketing, with responsibility for the NI core platforms of data acquisition and instrument control. Gokhale is a 21-year veteran of NI, serving as general manager for Europe since 2006.
According to the company, his regions—the U.K. & Ireland, France, and Portugal—delivered record revenues and profits under his leadership. During his tenure at NI, Gokhale has set strategic direction and influenced product development for key product lines that contributed significant revenues and gross margins to the business. Additionally, he has extensive experience working directly with NI customers to identify and deliver solutions that meet their application needs.
Gokhale holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a published author in several trade journals, as well as a member of the IEEE; the University of Surrey Industrial Advisory Board; the King’s College Industrial Advisory Board; and Young Engineers with Prince Andrew, Duke of York.