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DAVID WILLIAMS,

President and CEO


David Williams is President and CEO of TechPubs,Inc. He is responsible for driving all elements of their business strategy and day to day operations.
Mr. Williams joined TechPubs,Inc. in January 2008. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of InfoPrint responsible for sales and services worldwide. Before InfoPrint he worked for IBM joining them in Europe later moving to the US in the early 90’s where he held a number of executive positions for channel marketing, International customer support, brand marketing and business information and reengineering. Prior to leaving IBM Mr. Williams was Vice President Americas, IBM Printing Systems.
Mr. Williams also served as the Executive Chairman of the Electronic Commerce Standards Board of The Computing Technology Industry Association (COMPTIA) as well as serving a term as a director for that organization.
Mr. Williams
attended Trinity College, Dublin, Ireiand graduating in 1981.

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MEL SCHWAN,

Executive Vice President


Mel Schwan is an aerospace professional with a unique set of skills and experience that gives him insight into the needs of the airlines. With 25 years of experience in the Aero Space market, he has been an executive that has demonstrated excellence in leadership, salesmanship, technical knowledge, and customer support. He is well respected in the industry with extensive reference from previous customers, ATA committees, NASA AQP groups and has been a key speaker at many aerospace conferences.

Mel previously has initiated and built to success two aerospace corporations and several Boeing internal advanced technology groups. Some of the specific accomplishments have included developing support systems for the Advanced Qualification Program pilot training and digital data delivery programs for Boeing Flight Training. Mel’s focus has always been enabling the airlines with digital information for operations. From his days of engineering the 777 EFB to delivering industry leading technical publications system he has been delivering tools to the airlines that make their operations more efficient and capable.

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PETE RUSSO,
PH.D Senior Vice President of Certification


Pete Russo attained his expertise in regulatory compliance during his years as director of the department of defense air carrier survey office where he developed the US Air Carrier Safety Standards. During four decades of flying experience in transport aircraft, he served in senior management positions with Evergreen International Airlines, Tower Air and other large carriers, where he held positions of chief pilot and director of safety. His PH.D. in aviation safety positioned him well to apply his extertise in integrating all aspects of safety and compliance to assure certification and streamline publications.

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PETE ADLER,

Senior Vice President of Consultancy



Qualified to fly most modern transport aircraft, has spearheaded the certification of many advanced communication and navigation systems. As a recognized expert simulation, flight, operations specifications, d extensive experience as an Airbus A-320 and Boeing 737 check airman. As Director of Flight Standards he was responsible for the operations component of two new airlines, both successful national startups, including developing all the operational manuals.

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BRIAN COULTER,

Vice President of Product Support



Brian is certified as a PTC specialist in Arbortext, a state-of-the-art publication and document management system. As the designer of the first FAA-Approved electronic manual his expertise includes Certification Project Management and extensive experience as an Airbus A-320 and Boeing 737 check airman. As Director of Flight Standards he was responsible for the operations component of two new airlines, both successful national startups, including developing all the operational manuals.

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LIANG HSU,

CTO and VP of Product R&D



Liang is Chief Technology Officer and VP of Product R&D of TechPubs, responsible for all technical aspects of TechPubs’ products and solutions. Liang has more than 25 years of software development experience and has developed more than 100 technical publishing solutions. Prior to joining TechPubs, he was the Chief Architect of pre-sales and professional services in Arbortext/PTC. Before Arbortext/PTC, he was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and Head of Multimedia Documentation Department in Siemens Corporate Technology, responsible for R&D in technical publishing to support Siemens’ products worldwide. He has in-depth knowledge of SGML/XML, imaging, graphics and multimedia, and has extensive experience in technical publishing, medical records, mobile maintenance, e-business, multimedia training, etc. He has been involved in aerospace publishing since 1995, and has developed flight operations and maintenance solutions for several major US and Asian airlines. Liang is a co-author of more than 30 patents and many technical articles in software and publishing technologies.