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Saturday, July 10, 2021, 10 AM PDT (US and Canada)
Tentative Agenda (All Time PDT (Pacific Daylight-Saving Time, US and Canada))
10:05 AM PDT: Welcome
10:10 AM PDT: Dr. Bill Goodman (The Psychology for Success in Leadership)
11:40 AM PDT: Dr. Swati Saxena (Digital Transformation through MBSE- ANSYS technology stack, workflows and use cases)
01:10 PM PDT: Adjourn
The Psychology for Success in Leadership
Dr. Bill Goodman
President & CEO, Goodman Technologies LLC & GTNANO LLC, in the Defense, Aerospace and New Space marketplaces.
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from UCLA
Digital Transformation through MBSE
– ANSYS technology stack, workflows and use cases
Dr. Swati Saxena
Technical and Project Manager, ANSYS Inc.
(Part I) The Psychology for Success in Leadership
A very inspiring story of starting the company after discovering the speaker’s 13 year old need heart surgery and just having been laid off, to becoming Small Business Person in Aerospace and Defense, New Space etc. only a few years later.
Dr. Bill Goodman is a Technologist, Entrepreneur and a Master Results Coach and Speaker. He is the President & CEO of 5-year old Goodman Technologies LLC and new start-up GTNANO LLC, in the Defense, Aerospace and New Space marektplaces. He has a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from UCLA and has worked in Space, Defense and Aerospace his entire career; he has more than 90 publications and his technologies have flown on 4 different space missions. He has authored >50 winning SBIR/STTR grants (Phases I-III) for companies he has worked for, companies he has owned, or for companies that he coaches. He was the recipient of 2017 and 2018 New Mexico Small Business Assistance grants, and a Graduate of the Small Business Administration 2019 Emerging Leaders “Streetwise MBA” certificate program. Bill later went on to become the SBA’s 2020 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of New Mexico.
Bill is a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), and a Partner in Vista Business Group, a nationwide M&A and investment group for the middle market. Goodman Technologies LLC is a New Space Company, performing Research and Development of 3D/AM and Advanced Materials for the most demanding and extreme environments. GTNANO LLC is the company that will manufacture them.
(Part II) Digital Transformation through MBSE- ANSYS technology stack, workflows and use cases
Swati Saxena, PhD
AIAA Lifetime Senior Member
B. Tech. – IIT Kanpur
MS and PhD in Aerospace Engineering – Penn State University
Lead Research Scientist and Program Manager – GE Global Research
Technical and Project Manager – Ansys Inc. (2018 – present)
Areas of Interest: Machine Learning in Simulation, Engineering Design – MBSE,/PIDO, Fluid Mechanics and Aero-acoustics, Gas Turbine Design
20+ publications, 2 patents
Disclaimer: The views of the speakers do not represent the views of AIAA or the AIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section. This is not a course to train people how to start a business.
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