Mikros Systems Leadership

Glenn Hickok

Vice President, Noblis Defense Mission Area and President, Noblis MSD and Mikros Systems

Headshot of Glenn HickokIn his role as Vice President of the Defense Mission Area for Noblis and President of Noblis MSD and Mikros Systems, Glenn Hickok directs work for Department of Defense (DoD) clients including the Navy, Air Force, Army, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency and other organizations. Hickok is a seasoned industry executive and a proven leader with success in strategy, development and execution, and extensive experience working in national security.

Prior to joining Noblis, Hickok was with MSAB, a publicly held global leader in mobile forensic software. Throughout his career he has worked to align technology to improve mission effectiveness across government entities in areas such as counterterrorism, border security, human trafficking and major crime. He has more than 25 years of experience working in or with governments including ten years of military service as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Navy and on the Chief of Naval Operations staff in the Pentagon.

He earned a master’s degree in International Security from Georgetown University and bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of San Diego.


Chuck Bristow

Senior Executive, Mikros Systems

headshot image of Chuck BristowIn his role as Senior Executive at Mikros Systems (a subsidiary of Noblis since May 2021 when Noblis acquired McKean Defense), Chuck Bristow leads a team of engineers and support staff providing advanced maintenance and monitoring solutions for mission-critical systems. Chuck has more than 25 years of experience providing the U.S. Department of Defense with products and services.

Prior to joining Noblis, Chuck was the chief operating officer at Mikros Systems. In this role, he led the development and production of the company’s condition-based maintenance solutions. Earlier in his career, Chuck served as the director of Network Engineering for Clariti Telecommunications International, and as a member of the technical staff at Magnavox/General Atronics Corporation. He has extensive experience in hardware engineering, integration and design of military communications equipment.

Chuck earned a Bachelor of Science degree in technology management from Kennedy-Western University.