Dick's focus areas include Product Lifecycle Mgmt. (PLM), Engineering Design Tools, Asset Lifecycle Mgmt. (ALM) Digital Manufacturing, Factory Floor Architecture, Manufacturing Enterprise Architecture, Automation and Controls, and Controls Integration. Prior to joining ARC, Dick was with the Boeing Company for over 28 years. At the Commercial Airplane Group he was responsible for the definition and implementation of a major Factory Computing Architecture initiative for the Everett Division Factory (747,767,777). Dick holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas and a BS in Computer Science from Seattle Pacific University. He also holds a certificate in Client/Server Project Management from the University of Washington (Seattle).