Prior to co-founding Meridian Pacific Properties in 2006, Mr. Conlon was President and CEO of Palomar Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of semiconductor capital equipment in Carlsbad, CA. He was recognized by Fortune magazine as one of its “Heroes of Manufacturing” in March 2002, an honor bestowed upon five individuals nationwide. Palomar Technologies was named by Electronic Business magazine as one of the “Top 30” small electronics companies in the world in April 2003.
Mr. Conlon is also the CEO of the Memphis Medical Redevelopment Group, LLC, a Tennessee real estate company specializing in the turnaround of distressed commercial real estate assets. He previously held several senior executive positions in sales and marketing within the semiconductor capital equipment industry in the Silicon Valley for 18 years at Applied Materials, Novellus Systems and Genus, Inc. He is the past chairman of the TechAmerica CEO Roundtable C for San Diego, CA, a group of local chief executive officers and serves on the Engineering Advisory Board for the University of San Diego.
He is an active member of Vistage International. A former Army officer, he earned his B.S. degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and his M.B.A. degree from Santa Clara University in California..