Jeff Klinger NCE SMIEEE

Began career in Electromagnetic Compatibility and regulatory compliance in 1994 testing military and avionics equipment. Product base rapidly expanding to wired telecommunications, consumer electronics, medical devices, radio, gaming, automotive, and specialized laboratory test and measurement equipment. Roles included EMC Test engineer, radio test engineer, quality manager, product certification body, lab manager and Director of EMC engineering.

Previously, 1989-1993, served as communications chief for a transportation/logistics company, under the 36th Engineer Group based out of Ft. Benning Georgia, responsible for all secure wire line and wireless communications for the unit, and while attached to 82nd Airborne during operation desert storm and desert shield. Participated in numerous deployments, served two combat tours, operation desert shield/storm, and earned several commendations, including the Army Commendation medal (ARCOM) for service.



  • Senior Manager, Certification Services

2021 –  current

FCC, ISED, EU Radio Equipment Directive, UK radio regulation product certifications.

Support customers to determine the compliance testing and certification scope of wireless and telecommunication devices in the US, Canada, Europe, UK and other global markets. Provide type examination or radio equipment evaluation in pursuit of certification.

Active participation in Government, industry and other regulatory associations.

  • Director of EMC Engineering

 2000 – end of 2021 (22 yrs)

In brief, guide, and lead lab management to achieve overall objectives with respect to client satisfaction, quality of service, efficient lab operations, profitability and overall competency of personnel.

  • Member Subcommittee 1, 3, 4, 6

Accredited Standards Committee C63® - EMC

Development of definitions and methods of measurement of electromagnetic noise and signal strengths (radiated and conducted), determination of levels of signal strength, levels of unwanted sources, limiting ratio of noise (and/or unwanted sources) to signals and development of methods of control of, and guidelines for influence, coupling and immunity.(

  • Treasurer

IEEE EMC Society - Orange County

Jan 2012 – Dec 2013 (2 yrs)

As the Chapter Treasurer, overall responsibilities include: • Working with the Chapter Leadership in developing a budget and monitoring adherence to it • Keeping Treasurer records and financial data up-to-date • Complying with all applicable local laws and IEEE Guidelines • Advising on the proper procedures for requesting Section funds • Tracking the accuracy of the amounts of all income and expenses • Submitting the annual financial report (L50) • Reporting to the Executive Committee on the financial status of the chapter.

  • Chapter Chair


2006 – Jan 2012 (6 yrs)

The EMC Society encompasses the design, integration, testing and analysis of electrotechnology products and systems to control electromagnetic interference. It strives for EMC enhancement through the generation of engineering standards, measurement techniques, instrumentation and procedures, the study of equipment and systems characteristics, improved techniques and devices for EMI control, education in EMC and studies of the origins of interference.

  • Lab Manager

Compatible Electronics, Inc.

1996 – 2000 (4 yrs)

Manage an accredited commercial EMC qualification test Lab.

  • Sr. Test Engineer

Compatible Electronics, Inc.

1994 – 1996 (2 yrs)

FAA DO-160 qualification test and measurement duties. Also performed tests to MIL-STD 461/462.

  • Communication Chief 533rd trans, 36th Eng. Grp.

US Army

Jun 1989 – Jun 1993 (4 yrs)

Served as Communications Chief for 533rd transportation, 36th Engineer group during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.