Thought Leadership

Sharing years of expertise to propel the aerospace industry into the 4th Industrial Revolution

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Recent Engagement
Aviation Week: A&D Manufacturing Conference
May 17 - 18, 2022   -   Greensboro, NC

Vivek Saxena will be presenting on factory digital readiness in Industry 4.0 at Aviation Week's upcoming A&D Manufacturing Conference. This discussion will highlight practical approaches to best leverage existing data while continuously and efficiently improving data integrity. View the conference agenda. 

Recorded Engagements

The Road to Digital at

Aero Engines America 2021

A brief discussion of the challenges engine shops have faced while digitizing their MRO IT networks.

Digital Technology in

Aerospace Manufacturing

A high level brief of the COVID-19 impact on aerospace production. This is mostly focused on large fixed wing aircrafts and engines but includes the underlying details on all aircrafts in all segments (Business, Rotary, Military).

Transformations Vertical Flight Symposium on eVTOL 2022

A discussion of common frustrations and KPI characteristics in manufacturing operations, OEM-suppliers, and supply chain. Further discussion on how utilizing digital simulation technology can drastically improve supply chain visibility and OSC management. 

Past Engagements

9th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium

Presenter on 'Scaling up to AAM'

Jan 2022 -  San Jose

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

Feb 2021 -  Virtual

Main stage presenter on 'Transformative Technologies: The Next Production System Paradigm'

MRO Transatlantic Virtual Conference

Oct 2020 -  Virtual

Speaker on the digital ecosystem

Plastics in Aerospace

May 2020 -  Virtual

Keynote speech on "Post COVID-19 Scenarios for the Supply Chain"

Aviation Week Aero-Engines Americas

Feb 2020 -  Virtual

Chair of the panel on "The Great Big Technology Panel (Part 2)"

Speed News Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

May 2019 -  Virtual

Keynote speech on "The Near Future of Aerospace Manufacturing"

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Conference

Feb 2019 -  Virtual

Chair of the panel on "Affordability in Action"

Aviation Week Aero-Engines Americas

Jan 2019 -  Dallas

Chair of the panel on "Capacity, Completion and Market Demand-- Assessing the State of Aero-Engine MRO'

Speed News Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

May 2018 -  New Orleans

Keynote speech on "Manufacturing in Emerging Countries - Challenges & Opportunities for Western SMEs"

Aviation Week Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

May 2018 -  New Orleans

Chair of the panel on "Lessons & Synergies - Aerospace & Automotive Manufacturing"

Speed News B&GA Conference

Oct 2017 -  Los Angeles

Keynote speech on "Flying Cars & Air Taxis"

Farnborough Airshow

July 2016 -  United Kingdom

Chair of the panel on "Automation in Aerospace Manufacturing"

Speed News Aerospace Manufacturing Conference

May 2016 -  Charleston

Keynote speech on "New Adventures in Aerospace Manufacturing"

M&A Case Studies

Dec 2015 -  Hamburg

Improvements in the long tail of aerospace supply chain

Paris Airshow

June 2015 -  France

Chaired the supply chain panel with VPs of Global Supply Chain from GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney as panelists

Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace Briefings

April 2015 -  Los Angeles

Chaired the one day conference organized by Speed News