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Meet The Trainers

Aaron Van Natter

natter aaron vanSolution Consultant

Summary of Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS in Aerospace Engineering (University of Michigan)
  • 20 years of engineering experience including systems engineering and project engineering within the automotive and defense industries
  • Modeling Languages Known: SysML

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts on-site trainings, workshops, and consultations
  • Provides technical support and consultation for clients

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Barry Papke

Director, Professional Services

papke barrySummary of Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering (Texas A&M University)
  • MS in Systems Engineering (Steven’s Institute of Technology)
  • 30 years of systems engineering, project engineering and enterprise architecture development
    experience in large scale military and non-military program using SysML and DODAF/UPDM
  • Domain specific program experience includes IPT Lead for the Observatory Control System and ICWG Lead for the Observatory to Telescope Control Interface for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

Responsibilities:

  • Back-up Lead for Training and Support to GMTO System Architect and Core Modeling Team
  • Supports the Primary Technical Lead as required
  • Development and conduct of on-site training and workshops
  • Preparation and conduct of on-line support session
  • Response to email requests to resolve specific issues

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Chris Klotz

klotz chrisSolutions Architect

Summary of Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3 years of experience working for No Magic Inc.
  • Software Languages Known: JAVA, C++, and JavaScript
  • Modeling Languages Known: SysML
  • 4 years of working on various web based software development projects

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts on-site trainings, workshops, and consultations
  • Provides technical support and consultation for clients
  • Assists clients with Teamwork Cloud installations and data migration

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Daniel Brookshier

brookshier danielSolutions Architect

Summary of Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering Technology (Cal Poly Pomona)
  • 8+ years of experience working for No Magic Inc.
  • 20+ years working with No Magic tools (customer #14)
  • Software Languages: JAVA, C++, C, JavaScript, and others
  • Modeling Languages: UML, SysML, UPDM
  • UPDM experience through clients of No Magic and companies like CACI, US Army, and others
  • SysML experience at GE Transportation and through the many clients of No Magic
  • Member of Technical Review Board at OMG
  • Co-chair of OMG UPDM versions 1 and 2
  • Former Chief Architect for No Magic

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts on-site trainings, workshops, and consultations
  • Provides technical support and consultation for clients
  • Train clients in SysML, UPDM and UML

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Ron Kratzke

natter aaron vanSenior Solutions Consultant

Summary or Qualifications and Services:

  • BA in Statistics (University of Rochester), MA in National Security (Navy War College), MS in Applied Science – Engineering Management (SMU)
  • Retired Navy Officer – Surface Warfare / Nuclear Power Engineer
  • 30 years of experience across a wide spectrum of projects supporting management, system
    engineering, and enterprise architecture for military, federal government, and commercial
    organizations
  • Over 10 years’ experience employing Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) methods to
    transform organizational approaches for system design

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site training and workshops
  • Provide technical support and consulting for clients
  • Assist in development of training and workshops
  • Development and delivery of on-line support sessions

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Saulius Pavalkis, PhD

Chief MBSE Solutions Architect & PLM Product Integrations Manager

pavalkis sauliusSummary of Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS in Telecommunication and Electronics (Kaunas University of University)
  • MS in Telecommunication Engineering (Kaunas University of Technology)
  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering (Kaunas University of Technology)
  • 15 years of experience working on modeling solutions including PLM Product Integrations Management. Former analyst in R&D department core MagicDraw team
  • Major areas of expertise include: model-based requirements engineering, data interchange, systems design, MBSE, PLM, SysML, UML, traceability, simulation, modeling solutions, change, and configuration management
  • Experience supporting companies adopting MBSE on large and small scale in various domains: automotive, medical devices, defense, aerospace. Companies supported: Ford, Verb Surgical, Raytheon, Orbital ATK, SMEE, UTAS, BAH, SGT, Abbott.
  • Experience working on commercial and research projects (including European Union funded for different OMG standards integration) guiding team to create model-based prototypes and working solutions
  • Multiple professional certificates: OMG-Certified Systems Modelling Professional, OMG-Certified UML Professional, OMG-Certified Expert in BPM, and ITIL V3
  •  Multiple research and practical articles in model-based design area. Articles are presented at annual and local INCOSE Conferences, NDIA
  • Founder and chief editor of a modelling community blog (blog.nomagic.com) dedicated to sharing practical model-based engineering experience
  • No Magic, Inc. representative at INCOSE CAB

Responsibilities:

  • Primary technical lead for MBSE solutions
  • Development and conduct of training and workshops
  • All major PLM product integrations management

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