Gilman Louie Joins Cubic Executive Advisory Board

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Influential technology venture capitalist to contribute to the strategic growth of the company

Cubic Corporation

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Gilman is a highly talented and proven business leader with valuable insight and tremendous experience in the simulation industry.

Cubic Defense Applications, a business segment of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that seasoned technology venture capitalist and leading authority on simulation technologies, Gilman Louie, has joined the company’s defense executive advisory board. The executive advisory board is composed of leading defense, intelligence, counterterrorism and industry officers to help Cubic evaluate strategic growth opportunities, enter new markets and assess technology investments.

“Gilman is a highly talented and proven business leader with valuable insight and tremendous experience in the simulation industry,” said Dave Schmitz, president of Cubic Defense Applications. “We are extremely pleased to welcome him to our executive advisory board and look forward to his guidance as we continue to develop innovative and effective training solutions.”

Louie is a partner of Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital fund. He is the founder and former chief executive officer of In-Q-Tel, a strategic venture fund created to help enhance national security. Louie is a pioneer in the interactive entertainment industry, with accomplishments that include the design and development of the Falcon F-16 flight simulator series, and licensing Tetris, one the world’s most popular computer games. He founded and ran a publicly traded company called Spectrum HoloByte which was acquired by Hasbro Corporation, where he served as chief creative officer of Hasbro Interactive.

“Cubic has assembled a first-class team committed to tackling national security challenges using advanced simulation and communications technologies. I am pleased to join Cubic Defense Applications’ executive advisory board and look forward to working with the management team and other board members,” said Louie.

Louie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and completed the Advanced Management Program/International Seniors Management Program at Harvard Business School. He has served on a number of boards of directors and currently chairs the Federation of American Scientists.    

In addition to Louie, Cubic’s defense executive advisory board consists of:

  •     Adm. Vernon Clark (retired), former chief of naval operations, U.S. Navy
  •     Gen. William R. Looney III (retired), former commander, Air Education and Training Command, U.S. Air Force
  •     Gen. William W. Hartzog (retired), former commander, Training and Doctrine Command, U.S. Army
  •     Marty Winkler, former group vice president of Cubic Defense Applications and former vice president and general manager of the Global Hawk Program, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  •     Gen. Michael Hayden (retired), former director, Central Intelligence Agency/National Security Agency
  •     John J. Young, Jr., former under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense
  •     Gen. Charles Holland (retired), commander U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Air Force
  •     Gen. Michael Hagee (retired), commandant, U.S. Marine Corps
  •     Gen. Sir Rupert Smith (retired), deputy supreme Allied Commander Europe (NATO), British Army    

About Cubic Corporation

Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic Defense Applications is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and secure communications. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, see the company's Web site at http://www.cubic.com.

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