FAA Designated Engineering Representative provides free advice, insight into DO-178 conformance


NASHUA, N.H., 25 April 2012. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Designated Engineering Representative (DER) Joe Wlad is answering questions and offering insight and advice to avionics developers about RTCA’s DO-178C objectives. Register and sign in to the free Webinar now at http://video.webcasts.com/events/pmny001/viewer/index.jsp?eventid=41998&adid=ws.

“An Environment to Help Avionics Developers Meet DO-178C Objectives” is an educational Webinar discussing how avionics developers can harness simulation to meet new guidance published in DO-178C.

Join the Webcast online to listen and pose questions to:

Joe Wlad, FAA DER and Senior Director of Aerospace and Defense at Wind River
Wlad is responsible for all safety-critical and secure products in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Wlad has over 25 years of safety-critical systems design, development, test, and evaluation experience including work at LynuxWorks, Intermetrics Inc., McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft Company (in the MD-11 Test and Certification organization), and United Airlines' B747 Fleet engineering and modification organization.
Wlad has also worked for Trimble Navigation as an Engineering Manager in development and FAA approval of military GPS sensors. He is a FAA DER for Systems and Equipment and Software, is an active private pilot and has co-authored three patents on Global Positioning System integrity functions. Mr. Wlad holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Buffalo and a MBA from Santa Clara University.

Eddie Glenn, Senior Marketing Manager at Wind River
Glenn has over 23 years of experience in the embedded software industry.  He started his career developing safety-critical software for the aviation industry and was involved in the development of DO-178B.  Prior to Wind River, Glenn was director of product management and marketing at Virtutech for 5 years. He spent nearly 14 years at Rational Software in a variety of roles including safety-critical RTOS engineer, marketing engineer, product manager, and product marketing manager. Glenn has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from the University of Oregon.

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