John A. Scott: As President of AST2, brings 40 years’ of experience in managing Federal and DoD contracts with annual revenue exceeding $1 billion and creating and deploying new technologies, holding several patents. He served as president and COO of Parsons, an international engineering, design and construction firm and has expertise in chemical weapons disposal, defense and environmental markets. Scott holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M.
Guggilam Sresty: As President, Applied Systems Group, brings over 30 years’ experience in leading and growing business units including homeland security and defense. He has managed significant revenue Federal projects involving R&D, first-of-a-kind systems, engineering, and program support. He has authored numerous patents, publications and handbook chapters and holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and advanced education from Texas A&M and London Business School.
Julie Michael Smith: Executive Vice President with over 25 years’ of experience in economic and program development including strategic planning, public relations and outreach, integrating numerous stakeholders including nonprofits, local, state, and Federal agencies. She received Masters in Business Administration from Youngstown State University.
John W. Scott: Brings over 10 years’ experience as Project Proposal Manager with extensive experience in project controls, construction management including claims management, and project management and coordination on design, engineering, construction, systems assembly, and testing programs. Responsible for AST2 technology development proposals in advanced manufacturing, automation, and virtual collaboration environment. He received a Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA.