Joseph Federico

Clifton, NJ, United States of America

Joseph Federico at NJ MET

Professionally, Joseph Federico’s guidance and stewardship of the has established NJ MET as a pioneer in the electronic and industrial sectors. As Test Engineering Manager at NJ MET in the 1980’s, Joseph Federico’s research into setting up a high reliability test department helped attract the attention of several giants in the military and aerospace industries. Soon afterward, such prestigious companies as Honeywell International Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, The Boeing Company, and Raytheon lined up to work with NJ MET.  See NJ MET's website by clicking HERE.

Joseph Federico’s research into counterfeit component distribution garnered attention from the global electronic community. In 2006, Joseph Federico designed Mission Imposter(R), the world’s first electronic counterfeit component detection program. Since then, Joseph Federico has conducted lectures and symposiums to educate thousands of electronic engineers and distributors worldwide. The first American engineer invited to Israel, Russia, and China to lecture the electronics industry, Joseph Federico warned of the dangers of the current counterfeit epidemic. Joseph Federico’s upcoming book, MISSION IMPOSTER (R) The Remedy to Detect Counterfeit Electronic Components, will enumerate and thoroughly examine those dangers.

Presentations by Joseph Federico


Since 2006, Joseph Federico has conducted the Mission Imposter World Tour, a series of lectures describing the plague of counterfeit electronic components and the MISSION IMPOSTER program used to detect them. 

Learn more about MISSION IMPOSTER at the NJ MET website.


Today, Joseph Federico continues give talks and presentations on topics related to properly authenticating electronic components. This year, Mr. Federico spoke at the CSME 2016 conference and gave presentations at the NJMET booth at DMSMS 2016.  Check out some of Joseph’s presentations on the NJ MET website: