Mo Paknejad

Mo Paknejad
Member, Advisory Board
Director of Engineering, CTDI

Dr. Mo Paknejad received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Penn State in 1982, MS in Computer and Software Engineering from Widener University in 1991, and an Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Leadership from Creighton University in 2016.

He started at CTDI engineering in 1983 and currently he is serving as the Director of Engineering. His team is responsible for designing automated test platforms to support the telecommunication and cable industries across the world.

Mo has led teams of engineering interns at CTDI to provide students a great technical experience to complement their education at Penn State. He is committed to share his knowledge and experience with young people through workshops and seminars to prepare them for a successful career in a technical field.

Mo and his wife Debra have been happily married since 1988 and are committed to their sons Bradley, 27, Penn State graduate, Sr. software engineer at Amazon and Evan, 18, Student of Finance at Penn State.