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Keynote Speaker

Joy Lin


Joy LinJoy joined MathWorks in 2008 as aerospace and defense industry marketing manager. Her previous work experience includes five years at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems in El Segundo, California, in a variety of capacities on commercial and military satellite programs. As the flight software lead for the Wideband Gapfiller System program, she led and managed the flight software architecture and software development teams for the Department of Defense’s most powerful and capable communication satellite system. As Attitude Control Systems Missions Lead for the XM-3 radio satellite, she co-led the mission operations team to successfully launch, deploy, and deliver the XM-3 satellite. Joy holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. concentrating in marketing and strategy from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Customer Speakers

Jim Herbeck

Raytheon Company

Jim Herbeck Jim Herbeck is a senior principal software engineer at Raytheon Network Centric Systems in Fullerton, California. He has been with Raytheon for 25 years and is currently the software architect for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program. His background is in large ground-based command and control and satellite navigation systems. Jim has a B.S. in computer science from the University of North Dakota.

Corinne Ilvedson


Corinne IlvedsonCorinne Ilvedson is the Simulation & Integration Lead with Insitu, the leading provider of Small Long-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs). Corinne and her team are responsible for developing the ScanEagle and Integrator UAV simulations, which are used for software and hardware development and for training UAV operators. Prior to joining Insitu, Corinne worked at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory developing simulations of autonomous air and space vehicles. Corinne has a B.S. and M.S. in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from MIT.

David King

Bell Helicopter

David King David King is the Analytical Integration Leader for the BA609 Program at Bell Helicopter. In this role, he has overall responsibility for Flight Technology and Systems Engineering on the BA609 program. He has 19 years' experience at Bell and Boeing. His responsibilities have included handling qualities, control laws, autopilots, fly-by-wire systems, civil certification, and tiltrotor project management. King has an M.S. in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineeringm from Lehigh University.

Kelvin Okimoto

Raytheon Company

Kelvin Okimoto is a senior principal software engineer with the Raytheon Company. He joined Hughes Aircraft Company in 1985. Currently, he is working on the JPALS program. His experience includes 12 years on the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) program as a software engineer working primarily on the GEO Uplink Subsystem. Prior to the WAAS program, he worked as a software and test engineer on air defense and command and control systems. Kelvin has a B.A. in applied mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Additional Speakers

Marc Barberis


Marc BarberisMarc is an application engineer with MathWorks and focuses on wireless communications, signal processing, and C code generation. His professional background includes the design of 3G wireless systems and C code generation from MATLAB. Marc holds an M.S. from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications de Paris.

Craig Borghesani


Craig BorghesaniCraig joined MathWorks in 2004 and is the author of Quantitative Feedback Theory Toolbox. Prior to joining MathWorks, Craig ran his own MATLAB consulting company that he started in 1995. He holds a B.S. in interdisciplinary engineering from Purdue University and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from UMass Amherst.

Dave Forstot


Dave ForstotBefore joining MathWorks in 2006, Dave worked as a research assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine doing computational neuroscience. He previously worked for Signature Research, Inc., a D.O.D. contractor, as a software engineer focusing on visible and infrared signature prediction and management, as well as database design and Web management. David holds a B.S. in computer science and a B.E. in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University. He also has a strong background in biochemistry.

Richard Ruff


Richard RuffRichard joined MathWorks in 2005 as an application engineer with a focus on production code generation for the aerospace and defense industries. Prior to coming to MathWorks, Richard worked at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Dallas in the Guidance and Navigation group. While at Lockheed, Richard led a group of engineers developing flight control software using Simulink and Real-Time Workshop Embedded Coder. Richard earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Mississippi State University specializing in flight dynamics and control systems.