National Instruments announced the promotion of Jin Bains to vice president of research and development of RF products. With nearly 20 years of expertise, Bains has consistently demonstrated outstanding global leadership in RF technology product innovation at NI. 

Prior to his promotion, Bains served as director of R&D and led rigorous product development, guided technology acquisitions and expanded the work of NI engineering centers. He previously worked at Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies in various roles, including R&D project management on RF and baseband test instruments. Bains earned a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University where his emphasis area was communications systems, and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Davis where he focused on RF/microwave circuits and systems. 

“Jin’s breadth of leadership skills and technical knowledge position him extremely well to take on the role of vice president of RF products at National Instruments,” said Phil Hester, senior vice president of R&D at National Instruments. “In this position, he will continue advancing NI’s leadership in the RF and microwave test and design industry.”