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Words about Tim Mahon
Having first met as Jane's Information Group colleagues on a train between the
Farnborough Air Show and London in 1989, Mahon and Wilson have been close friends and business associates for
more than two decades.
Mahon joined Wilson in the Jane's Southern California office in 1992 and spent the
next 10 years with JIG and its sister companies in the United States, first in California, then in
He left the company and returned to England in 2001, establishing T J Mahon
Associates to provide business consultancy services to the defence and aerospace community. He also
has been a widely published freelance journalist since 2002.
His 30 years-plus experience in the defence, aerospace, aviation and security
markets also has included senior sales and marketing roles with British Defence Market Intelligence
Limited, the West Group and RIA/Thomson Tax & Accounting.
During his industrial career, Mahon has specialized in business-to-business and
business-to-government sales. He has briefed and presented to a wide variety of government and military
officials and industry executives at all levels up to Chief Executive Officer - not only in the U.S. and
UK, but Japan, the Middle East and throughout Europe.
He also has become recognized as one of the world's leading writers on Unmanned
Aerial Vehicles - a title he shares with Wilson. The two also have been heavily involved with simulation
and robotics and are co-authoring two novels, the first venture into fiction for both.Wilson and Mahon officially joined forces again after the 2004
incorporation of Pollux Communications LLC in Nevada. Since that time, while continuing their individual
freelance operations, Wlson and Mahon have worked steadily toward resurrecting Pollux as a vehicle for
their joint and individual writing and publishing efforts, both online and off.