Francisco Benito-Lopez

Angestellt, Technical Project Manager, Collins Aerospace

Abschluss: Master of Business Administration, IE Business School

Heidelberg, Germany


Hardware development
Lean IT
Embedded systems
Embedded Systems


Professional experience for Francisco Benito-Lopez

  • Current 2 years and 5 months, since Aug 2021

    Technical Project Manager

    Collins Aerospace

  • 3 years, Aug 2018 - Jul 2021

    Senior Engineering Manager

    EVS Broadcast Equipment

    I joined EVS to help restructuring a team that had lost its core members, leading them into changing old practices and embracing an Agile methodology (Scrum). Learning about a new and exciting business, as it is Broadcasting, is a nice challenge. Together with the team, I have managed to overcome the initial difficulties, and rebuild the team and its spirit, to successfully release evolutive versions of existing system, as well as a revolutionary new technology, that breaks with all former developments.

  • 3 years and 9 months, Nov 2014 - Jul 2018

    Sr. Electronics Engineer / Team Lead

    TE Connectivity

    I joined TE Connectivity in 2014 to lead the HW development team in a contactless connectivity Project. During this time I doubled my duties as development lead, to take over developer team management, taking part in selection processes, representing the team in direction meeting and drafting individual development plans for each team member. I also had active participation in resource and project planning, and requisite definition and capture.

  • 2 years and 7 months, Apr 2012 - Oct 2014

    Onboard hardware manager

    IXION Industry & Aerospace

    Onboard HW division creator. My tasks included writing and adoption of standards and protocols, company's HW projects managing and envisioning, and subcontractors/providers tracking. I was the responsible for HW architectures, from requisite specification, schematic capture and PCB design to validation and test programs and VHDL firmware coding. I was also responsible for creating a prototyping lab and staff recruiting.

  • 5 years, May 2007 - Apr 2012

    Development Engineer

    Indra Sistemas

    I started as digital HW designer for defence and aerospace projects, taking part in requisite definition, component selection, schematic capture, PCB design and FW/SW coding. I have been involved in several international projects and I was responsible for schematic/PCB tools selection for the department, and training of staff. Acquired great experience in FPGAs, both from xilinx and Altera.

  • 7 months, Oct 2006 - Apr 2007

    Working Student


    Suport to the Project team implementing UMTS technology for Vodafone Spain. Managing of radioelectric measurement researchs, control and tracking of subcontractors. Definition, contracting and follow-up of electric supply for antenna emplacements.

  • 4 months, Jul 2006 - Oct 2006

    Working Student

    Ejercito del Aire

    Intern in Spanish Air Force Center of Transmissions within Logistic Command, helping with quality assurance protocols for trasponders and testbenches.

Educational background for Francisco Benito-Lopez

  • 1 year and 5 months, Nov 2012 - Mar 2014

    Global MBA

    IE Business School

    +Module in IT and Digital Innovation

  • 5 years and 8 months, Sep 2006 - Apr 2012

    Industrial Engineering

    Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio

    Electrical, Electronic and Automation Engineering

  • Current

    Industrial Electronics

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid


  • Spanish

    First language

  • English


  • Italian


  • German


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