E4 David Dietz from Honeywell and Pete Stephens from Daicel Safety Systems
David Dietz is a Senior Program Management Professional with diversified experience and success in program, project, financial, subcontract management, and supply chain product launches. Strong focus on business development, start-up, turn around & execution. Leader for some of the largest and most technologically complex development aerospace/defense programs and proven consulting skills for many commercial ventures.
Currently serves as a Senior Director in the PMO for Electronics Solutions. We develop and deliver products and service solutions to focused in the cockpit of commercial and military aircraft.
Honeywell Aerospace is a manufacturer of aircraft engines and avionics as well as a producer of auxiliary power units (APUs) and other aviation products. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, it is a division of the Honeywell International conglomerate. It generates approximately $10 billion in annual revenue from a 50/50 mix of commercial and defense contracts.
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Pete Stephens, Program Manager for Daicel Safety Systems, is an Arizona native with Project Management roots in the Automotive, Aerospace, and Defense Industries. Pete is a Mechanical Engineer that has transitioned into Project Management gradually over the past 15 years.
Pete has experiences as an ex-pat PM in Germany and currently is focuses on implementing projects with safety components manufactured in Thailand and sold in China as well as his stateside projects. Pete can provide a unique perspective of traditional manufacturing processes, and the Maker Movement as he has had significant influence in both arenas.
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