Argon ST is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing that became part of the electronic and mission systems division in September 2011, when the division was founded.
In this role, Carlin is responsible for the business involving surface, subsurface, land and strategic missions in C5ISR (command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance).
Carlin joined Argon ST’s engineering group soon after its 1997 founding and has served as vice president of the company's signal intelligence and electronics warfare division, where he the design, development and deployment of systems for international and strategic customers. He previously led the technology management group, which implemented the practices and processes that govern Argon ST’s software and systems product-line development.
From 1989 through 1997, Carlin served as a systems engineering manager at Raytheon E-Systems within its Falls Church, Va. division. According to Argon ST, he has worked with the senior management team since he joined Engineering Research Associates in 1986, where he was a senior member of the engineering staff through 1989.
Carlin holds Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Maryland, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. He has also completed advanced study work in innovation management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.