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Shany Seawright
Editor

Managing Director at Strategic Communications Group and Editor of Modern Military Today. Seawright oversees the direction of the publication and manages the editorial staff.

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Chelsea Barone
Contributor

Chelsea is a Contributor for Modern Military Training, specializing in training and simulation technology, LVC and augmented/mixed reality technology. In addition to Modern Military Training, Chelsea writes for other federal government and technology industry publications. Her background lies in B2B and enterprise technology, specifically cloud computing, SaaS, travel IT, and mobile devices.

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Wes Naylor
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President & Managing Partner of Cohen Naylor Group and Former Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division.

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Nicholas Gibbs
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Nicholas Gibbs serves as the Vice President and General Manager for Simulation and Training Solutions (STS) Portfolio of Rockwell Collins, Inc. 

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In addition to his current role with Rockwell Collins, he has served as Sr. Director of Products for STS, Sr. Director of Visual Systems and Sr. Director of Air Combat and Ground Solutions. STS provides a complete suite of products and services for use in in visual real-time simulation applications in government and commercial markets worldwide—flight simulators, helicopter and driver trainers, engineering research and the like. STS provides simulation products and solutions used in simulation training environments for government, military and civilian airline training devices. Mr. Gibbs also serves on the Board of Directors for The Leonardo, a science and technology museum in Salt Lake City and participates on the Technology and Venture Commercialization Committee with the University of Utah.

Jean Castonguay
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Jean Castonguay is the co-founder, President and CEO of NuTrain powered by NeuroTracker, a perceptual-cognitive training tool designed to enhance cognitive functions.

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He is also the NDIA’s representative to the US Department on the requirements for the Human Systems Integration, and co-chairman of the Protection, Sustainment and Warfighter Performance subsection. Castonguay currently has and has had numerous speaking engagements related to technological innovation in the military performance field.

Dr. Jocelyn Faubert
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Dr. Jocelyn Faubert is the Chief Science Officer of NuTrain powered by NeuroTracker, a perceptual-cognitive training tool designed to enhance cognitive functions. 

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He is the Director of the Visual Pyschophysics and Perception Laboratory at the Université de Montréal, Canada. Dr. Faubert holds a number of patents, in the U.S. and internationally, on technologies related to vision, brain function, virtual reality, and human performance. Professor Faubert has been involved in the award-winning technological transfer of research and developments from the laboratory into the commercial domain.

Dr. Tom Schnell
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Tom “MACH” Schnell is a Professor in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Human Factors/Ergonomics at the University of Iowa. 

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Tom is the Founder and Director of the Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL) at the Center for Computer Aided Design. Tom has an undergraduate degree in EE and an MS and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Human Factors. He is a Commercial pilot, research test pilot, and flight instructor with helicopter, jet, and glider ratings. His total flight time in manned aircraft is 5800 hours. Tom’s research focuses on pilot spatial orientation capability, assessment of operator performance in flight, surface transportation, and airwarfare systems. Tom is a member of several technical societies and committees including the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Transportation Research Board (TRB), the International Illumination Committee (CIE), and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has authored or co-authored over 90 technical papers.