DAN Z. SOKOL – MANAGING PARTNER
Dan is involved in leading complex information technology projects for manufacturing companies. He has managed over forty computer integration projects for automotive and aerospace companies such as General Motors and Lockheed. He was the Principal Investigator for research on behalf of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation. Dan is the founder and former CEO of Cohesia Corporation where he won the Ohio Edison Award for an emerging technology company. He was also a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Dan received a patent that encompasses the technology for incorporating semantic logic into documents. He has published over thirty technical papers and he was recently awarded the Society of Automotive Engineers Excellence in Presentation Award. His paper on product management in the supply chain was included in the SAE International Journal of Aerospace.
Dan received a BS in Industrial & Systems Engineering and a BS in Computer Sciences from the Ohio State University, and an MBA from the University of Dayton.
ROBERT E. MORRIS – PARTNER
Robert is involved in the program definition and analytical activity associated with application of advanced systems for design and manufacturing. During his career, Robert has had a wide range of experience in research and development, advanced technology, and operations.
Robert is the former Vice President of Military Products Division at O’Gara-Hess. There he led the defense business with responsibility for program management, engineering, production, and logistics support for the U.S. military. He was previously the Manager of Technical Programs Development at GE Aircraft Engines where he managed a multi-million dollar program for advanced manufacturing technology.
Robert recently received the award for Best Presentation at the Defense Manufacturing Conference. He is an Executive Member of the Aerospace Industries Association Supplier Management Council.
Robert received his BS from the Ohio State University and he is an Honors Graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology Production Management Program.