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INCOSE: Systems Engineering – The Role of the Systems Engineer

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The System Engineer plays an integral role with the organization and on the project to which he/she is assigned.  While specific roles differ from company to company, when assigned to a project, the systems engineer is best characterized as the Technical Lead for the project.  As such he/she owns the system requirements and technical holder needs and expectations.


6:00pm – Networking with Pizza

6:45pm – Welcome and chapter updates by Sean McCoy, INCOSE NSC President

7:00pm – Presentation by Neill B. Radke

8:30pm – Adjourn

Presenter: Neill B. Radke

Mr. Radke is President and Chief Solutions Architect with Radke Strategic Solutions, LLC.  He is a Systems Engineering Leader who excels in product development, process improvement, teaching and mentoring.  He has worked with companies to develop products and systems using proven systems engineering and project management methodologies.

Throughout his career of more than 30 years, he has led product development activities on small, medium, and large projects, in both defense and commercial industries, to successfully launch new products.  He has led custom product developments in these organizations, having end-to-end responsibility for listening to Voice of the Customer, leading the development of designs which meet the customer needs and expectations, and subsequently delivering products to the customers in timely manners.

Neill has successfully defined and implemented systems engineering processes in multiple companies, has taught systems engineering related courses both at the corporate-level, and at the University Masters’ Degree level, and continues to mentor less experienced engineers on the use of systems engineering process and practices.


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