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Kevin Parker

President/ Chief Executive Officer

 

Captain Kevin Parker has had a long and varied career in the aviation industry. As an experienced military and commercial airline pilot, educator, and speaker, Kevin has been directly involved in multiple startups in the aviation training industry. He has worked his way through the industry from the flight line to become a recognized industry executive.

He has held executive operational positions at Aircrew Training Systems Ltd, CAE Aviation Training, Zhuhai Xiang Yi Flight Training Center, Shanghai Commerical Aircraft Customer Service Center (COMAC) and now at AERO AI Group.  Kevin was part of the leadership team, which guided the startup and the continued viability of these very successful enterprises.  

An airline transport pilot and professional flight instructor, Kevin also held positions as Production Test and Evaluation Pilot, Line Training Pilot, and Flight Safety Officer.  He is presently an SFI on the Airbus A330 at Air Canada.

He knows how to make every training situation better for the student, the instructor, and the organization. 

 
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Marko Kauppinen.

President
iFlyConsulting

An aviation industry professional with a broad interest in aviation management challenges. In the past 19 years of my international career, Marko has helped numerous passenger and cargo airlines, airports and MRO's to transform their business into more customer-friendly and efficient service operations. He uses the "judo" approach to find the right solution for our customers.  His focus is on adding value to clients while enjoying the collaborative teamwork style. Marko's expertise is in cargo, baggage handling, passenger e-services, customer service IT support and senior management mentoring and coaching.  

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Adolfo Klassen

President/ CEO
Paladin AI Ltd.

 An experienced executive in the aviation training industry, Adolfo has more than 30 years of experience coordinating large teams and bringing innovative new products to the market. He was previously the Chief Technology Officer at CAE, Inc., in Montreal, QC, the most extensive flight simulator OEM in civil aviation. Adolfo has degrees in international management and electrical engineering and is the President/ CEO of Paladin AI.

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John Rogers

Maintenance Training and Operations Expert

John brings 40+ years of aircraft maintenance engineering, management, and instructional expertise to each lesson he delivers.  Previously employed at Lufthansa Technical Training as an Airbus Maintenance Instructor, John has worked for several MRO's, airlines and OEM's.  He has been employed in line maintenance, overhaul, publications, training and management positions.

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Frenchez Pietersz

Airline, Airport, MRO Operations Expert

Senior Lecturer and Researcher with 20+ years of experience in Aviation Operations
I am an aviation industry professional and process improvement expert focusing on airline and airport operations (PAX & Aircraft).
I support airlines, airports and MRO to improve their operations. Through understanding your challenges and core activities, we can establish a road map for change.
During the last 10 years, I supported multiple organizations on logistical and capacity issues, some complex and others straightforward in all situations bringing these organizations closer to their desired goals.
I studied in Delft (the Netherlands) Master of Science, Production Engineering and Logistics. Also, in London (UK) Master of Science at the University of Westminster, Air Transport Planning and Management.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pietersz/
e-mail: frenchez@simply2improve.com

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Bill Griffis

Head of Instructional System Design (ISD) and Program Development

A former Training Development Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force Bill's military ISD qualifications complement a Master's degree in Distributed Learning from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC.  With over 25 years of experience in aviation, he has performed Job Task Analyses and Training Needs Analyses for new and existing aircraft type training and maintenance training programs. Bill has led the design, development and delivery of online courses, classroom and practical training solutions. The program evaluation process has allowed him to review existing training programs from both a qualitative and quantitative perspective, improve ROI, ensure compliance, and track key performance indicators. Besides his expertise in the RCAF, he has worked as a senior training development officer for simulator manufacturers, courseware development companies, aircraft manufacturers and major airlines.