Howard is a recognized leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) implementations with a deep background in design and manufacturing of high complexity engineered systems.
Prior to joining Kalypso, Howard worked as an independent consultant. Howard brings over 25 years of professional experience implementing business transformation programs in multiple engineering disciplines. He serves clients in life sciences, discrete manufacturing, high tech, and aerospace and defense (A&D) industries.
Howard spent the majority of his career as an engineering project manager for Lockheed Martin’s Corporate Engineering and Technology office. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, he served as a design and manufacturing engineer for both Aydin and Eaton Corporations.
Howards holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University’s College of Finance focused in International Business & Operations Improvement and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Drexel University’s College of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Material Science and Control Theory.
Howard manages projects in the firm’s PLM practice with clients in life sciences, discrete, high tech and A&D industries. He works with organizations that have complex products and development environments that leverage his deep design and manufacturing experience.
His areas of business expertise include process reengineering, leadership alignment, organizational change management, supplier selection and partnership management. Howard's technical expertise includes: modeling, simulation, analysis related to product development, engineering software integration, systems implementation and mechatronics product manufacturing related to high tech high-performance systems.
Howard enjoys reading German, playing trumpet and gardening. Also, he almost became a chef instead of an engineer...