July 18, 2012
ORLANDO - Mindpix Corp. (Pink: MPIX). Today Mindpix announces the establishment of its first-ever formalized Business Advisory Board to include Shareholders and Officers Armando Almirall, Mary Waldman, andRoxanna Weber, as well as new Strategic Partners Wayne Kalish and Chris Addison (CNW 1989). The primary purpose of the Advisory Board is to evaluate and execute important business decisions in a collaborative way, including but not limited to the following:
- How day-to-day company resources will be spent including physical assets to be purchased/leased and related geographic location decisions.
- Selecting projects to which company resources will be committed.
- Determining specific amount of resources in the form of financial budgets for selected projects.
- Business strategy including product manufacturing decisions and whether in-house or contractor-based resources are to be utilized.
- Decisions concerning employee-related matters.
Resumes of new Strategic Partners Kalish and Addison are as follows:
Currently the President & CEO of Simulation and Training Systems (STS), Chris Addison has over 20 years of experience in the simulation, training and gaming industry. Former industry positions include President & CEO of Harrington Group, Vice President of Corporate Development for Jardon and Howard Technologies (JHT), and Vice President of the Training Systems Division, Advanced Engineering and Research Associates (AERA). While at AERA, Mr. Addison served as Program Manager for the Navy's E-6B Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) program and the Army's Force XXI Battle Brigade and Below (FBCB2) program, plus Program Director for the ExxonMobil and Georgia Power simulation and training projects. Mr. Addison also served for four years as an elected member of the Board of Directors for the National Center for Simulation (NCS).
Mr. Addison's teams have developed numerous highly successful simulation, training and serious game projects for systems such as the Cessna Mustang and Gulfstream series aircraft, M1-A2 Abrams Tank, Specialized Reconnaissance Assault Transport System (SRATS), USMC Chain Gun, RG33 Armored Utility Variant (AUV), CC115 Buffalo Aircraft, American Eurocopter, 511 Interactive Map Systems for multiple state Departments of Transportation (including Florida, Virginia and West Virginia), EcoSaver Hybrid Bus, Aircraft Maintenance Lift System and the Boeing Aircraft Maintenance Technician Decision Making Game. Vigilance is a Counter-IED Training serious game produced by Mr. Addison's teams that was the winner of the 2010 International Serious Games Competition "People's Choice" Award at the Interservice/Industry Simulation, Training, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC).
While on active duty as a Naval Aviator, Mr. Addison established the Office of Training Technology for the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon where he coordinated the technical and investment policy related to training technology. Other key shore and sea-based Navy assignments included Assistant Deputy Commander for Program Support at the Naval Air Systems Command (Washington, DC), Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) (Orlando, FL), Deputy Program Manager for the V-22 tilt rotor aircraft (Washington, DC), Director of Test and Evaluation at the Naval Air Systems Command (Washington, DC), and Commanding Officer of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron FIFTEEN.
Mr. Addison has a B.S in Naval Science (Engineering) from the United States Naval Academy, an M.S. in Systems Acquisition Management from the Naval Post Graduate School and an M.A. in National Security & Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He also is a graduate of executive training courses at the Duke University School of Business and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia plus multiple schools and courses such as the Naval Justice School and Leadership Orlando. Designated as a DAWIA Level III Program Manager, Mr. Addison is a graduate of the Program Manager's Course at the Defense Systems Management College.
Mr. Addison has joined Mindpix as a strategic operational and technical partner.
Posted by Jenna M. Gagne, Office of Alumni Affairs
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