Resume

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Michael DeKort
Founder and CTO

Industry Participation

❖ Member SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) On-road Autonomous Driving (ORAD) Validation/Verification Task Force

 

❖ Founder SAE On-Road Autonomous Driving Simulation Task Force

❖ Member UNECE WP.29 SG2 Virtual Testing 

 

❖ Stakeholder USDOT VOICES (Virtual Open Innovation Collaborative Environment for Safety)

❖ Member SAE G-34 / EUROCAE WG-114 Artificial Intelligence in Aviation - V&V and Simulation

 

❖ Member CIVTAglobal

 

❖ Member IEEE Artificial Intelligence & Autonomous Systems Policy Committee (AI&ASPC)

 

❖ Stakeholder UL4600 - Creating AV Safety Guidelines

 

Experience

❖ Program Manager/Systems Engineer Aerospace Flight Simulation – FAA Level D Flight Simulators

 

❖ Software Engineering Manager and Senior Program Manager for NORAD while at Lockheed

 

❖ Software Project Manager for Aegis Weapon System

 

❖ Lead C4ISR Systems Engineer DHS/USCG Deepwater Program - 25 years and $17B

 

❖ Led programs up to $100M per year

 

❖ Managed up to 300 engineers – CMMI Level 5

 

❖ Earned 2 Business Excellence Awards and Navy Excellence Award for work at Lockheed

❖ Received the IEEE Barus Ethics Award- http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?amumber=446872