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Charles Patrick Collier
Open Systems Architect and Systems Engineer, Harris Corporation
Patrick Collier focuses on the development and use of open architectures for in-space and non-space applications. Previously he was a lead hardware engineer at PMA-209 NAVAIR, where he focused on the development of the Hardware Open Systems Technology (HOST) set of standards. His first assignment was as a senior electrical research engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate. While at AFRL, he founded the Next Generation Space Interconnect Standard(NGSIS) with Raphael Some (NASA JPL). Patrick also founded and is currently chair for the VITA 78 (SpaceVPX) and VITA 78.1 (SpaceVPXLite) efforts. He is also a co-founder of the Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) and chair of its Hardware Working Group. Additionally, he was a lead for the Space Universal Modular Architecture (SUMO), where he worked to incorporate existing space-related standards and architectures into SUMO.
Vice President, Global Aerospace & Defense, Wind River
Ray Petty brings over 30 years of experience in the international aerospace and defense industry. Currently he leads the global A&D team at Wind River, where he is responsible for business and customer development, planning, and product requirements. Prior to Wind River. Ray held executive positions with BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, and General Electric avionics and electronic systems.
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