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Heinz Wegener is President and Owner of Cross Technologies, Inc., a private company which manufactures electronic equipment for the satellite and telecommunications markets.

Heinz founded Wegener Communications, Inc. (WCI), a subsidiary of Wegener Corporation, in 1978 in his laundry room. Today, Wegener Communications is a multi-million dollar leader in the satellite communications industry. Heinz managed the Custom Products Group, the Telecommunications Business Unit, and was responsible for initial implementation of world-class JIT manufacturing techniques and the Total Quality Commitment (TQC) concept at Wegener from 1989 to 1994. From 1978 to 1989, Mr. Wegener directed Wegener Communications' engineering.

Prior to forming Wegener Communications, he directed the design of various radar receivers at the Georgia Institute of Technology Research Institute (GTRI). Heinz also gained extensive engineering experience at Scientific-Atlanta from 1972 to 1978 where he designed circuitry for satellite communications receivers and other satellite-related products. He was also manager of the GCE (Ground Communications Equipment) engineering department where he managed new product design and standard product support. Previous to Scientific-Atlanta, he designed circuitry for military and space station receivers at General Electric and Magnavox.

Heinz earned a bachelor of science degree (summa cum laude) from Indiana Institute of Technology in 1970. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), a past member of the Executive Committee of the Southeast Council of the American Electronics Association (AEA), and served as Chairman of the Southeast Council of the AEA in 1992. He was also a past member of the Board of Advisors of Technology Executive Roundtable.

Heinz is co-host of the Norcross Fellowship Luncheon, which he co-founded in 1985. Miraculously healed of alcohol in 1984, Heinz has shared what Jesus Christ has done in his life at churches, organizations, and on radio and television. He and his wife, Nan, attend The Vine Community Church in Cumming, Georgia.

1994 - Present Cross Technologies, Inc. - Alpharetta, GA
1987 - 1994 Wegener Corporation - Duluth, GA
  Executive V.P. & Chairman of the Board
1978 - 1994 Wegener Communications, Inc. - Duluth, GA
  Executive V.P. & Chairman of the Board
1978 - 1979 Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA
  Research Engineer & Branch Head, Electronic Development Branch
1972 - 1978 Scientific Atlanta, Satcom Division - Atlanta, GA
  Engineering Department Manager (1976 - 1978)
  Senior Engineer (1975 - 1976)
  Engineer (1972 - 1975)
1970 - 1972 General Electric Company AESD - Utica, NY
  Engineer, Science & Engineering Program
1968 - 1970 Magnavox Company - Fort Wayne, IN
  Junior Engineer