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ConsuNova, Inc.

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Safety-Critical experience in a whole new way . . .

ConsuNova is a leading global provider of certification, compliance engineering services and solutions for safety-critical systems to the aerospace and defense industries. ConsuNova provides fast, optimized and cost-effective solutions for ARP 4761, ARP 4754A, DO-200A, DO-254, DO-178C compliance.

Built by experienced, successful, senior avionics engineers with one goal…. to deliver best-in-class consulting solutions to companies interested in long-term partnerships, built on a foundation of integrity.

Your Data is safe when working with ConsuNova

Networking and Project Data Compliant with UK MoD Cyber Essenitals Scheme and NIST 800-171 

Assurance, honesty and transparency is our legacy. ConsuNova strives for excellence to protect its clients’ data. Your projects are backed by Network and Security platform conforming to UK MOD Cyber ESSENTIALS and NIST 800-171; Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information.

Reza Madjidi

Reza Madjidi

Reza Madjidi is responsible for driving ConsuNova global business strategy and operations. Mr. Madjidi is an active FAA Systems & Equipment DER (Software). Reza provides training, detailed gap analysis and avionics certification optimization strategies to companies worldwide. Previously, Mr. Madjidi served as the Vice President of Global Services at Atego and was the co-founder of HighRely Inc. With 20+ years of embedded avionics experience including the development of many critical embedded avionics and safety-critical systems, he is considered a leading expert on avionics certification. Mr. Madjidi has consulted with 30+ of the world’s 50 largest aerospace companies. With a BSc and MBA, Mr. Madjidi has focused on avionics software, systems, and hardware development, as well as products. Reza Madjidi has been the inventor of various software tools and solution services, including Atego Trace, Atego Check, and widely adopted gap analysis strategies for software and hardware compliance with FAA/EASA standards DO-178 and DO-254.

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Anthony Pells
Account Manager, North America

Anthony plays a critical role in connecting our customers, engineering team and ancillary support services needed to ensure the overall success of our customers and their projects. He has a proven ability to work with key stake holders in an organization, from top to bottom of the corporate organizational chart, to resolve problems, mediate, negotiate and find creative solutions. He brings an intense customer service and market focus to ConsuNova. Cross functional team leadership and core strengths as a good communicator and listener, help him provide an understanding of what drives business decisions and the people who make them. 

Mort Leith

Andrea Sanchez
Account Manager, Europe & International

Mrs. Sanchez helps ConsuNova improve its overall sales strategy and results, working in three key areas for business growth: direct sales development, indirect sales development (partner & channel management) and marketing.  Andrea has worked for more than 15 years in the high-tech, safety-critical industry and avionics.  While Andrea's main focus is to provide European market the best-in-class Avioincs experties, she is responsible to manage ConsuNova's partners worldwide.

Dave Cassidy

Dave Cassidy
Vice President of Engineering

Dave Cassidy brings his 25+ years of avionics embedded-systems and software-engineering expertise to our customer projects. He thrives by implementing lean solutions for avionics certification programs. He has designed and implemented advanced SW architecture for numerous embedded safety-critical systems. Mr. Cassidy is truly a hands-on engineer with exceptionally strong teaching talent delivering advanced workshops in SW architecture, design, requirements, testing and development strategies. Dave’s deep knowledge in DO-178C and DO-254 has brought many success stories to our clients over the past 15 years.

Dennis Wallace

Dennis Wallace
Managing DER

Dennis Wallace is our authority DER expert with 40+ years of civil and military aviation projects; including aircraft maintenance, quality assurance, airborne software and electronic hardware development. Mr. Wallace brings vast knowledge with OEMs and TSO manufacturers in many areas such as glass cockpits, flight control computers, auto pilots, ice protection systems, ARS, AHRS, ADHRS, COM/NAV, data concentrator units, moving map displays, and instruments. As a previous FAA Technical Specialist, Dennis shares with our clients his 15+ years of direct FAA involvement including his participation in RTCA committees, numerous certification audits, as well as teaching in FAA Academy for courses: Using the Object Oriented Technologies in Aviation (OOTiA), DO-178B and DO-254. Dennis’s unmatched and diverse knowledge in certification not only directs ConsuNova’s DER team, it also leads our clients to success with concrete compliance strategies.

John Dawson

John Dawson
Senior Consulting DER

John is our expert DER with 15+ years in Avionics Certification. Extensive experience with commercial avionics certification process for Level A products (SW and HW); including certification support on B787-8, B787-9, B777-200, B777-300, B737-700, B737-800, MD-10, and MD95/B717 airplanes. He has been an active contributor to the SAE S-18 Aircraft & Systems Development and Safety Assessment, EuroCAE committee (WG-72) on Aeronautical Systems Security, and to ARINC committee on Integrated Modular Avionics. John’s deep technical knowledge in Systems Integration and Platform-Systems augmented with his practical ARP 4754A/4761 has solved many of our customer’s complex projects.

Greg Wilson

Greg Wilson
Senior Certification Advisor (STC, TSO, Flight Analyst)

Greg Wilson Manages the definition, design and development of Avionics Systems. 27+ years of experience in Project / Program / Product Management, FAA Certification compliance, Unmanned Aerial Aircraft and Systems, Systems Engineering, and System Safety. Greg is ConsuNova expert in (Systems and Equipment, Technical Standard Order, Software, Airborne (Complex) Electronic Hardware, Flight Analyst). Mr. Wilson has in-depth knowledge in Part Manufacturer Approval (PMA) and setting up Quality Systems. Greg also enjoys flying single-engine airplanes as a Private Pilot.

Emmitt Dignan

Emmett Dignan
Senior Systems Advisor

Emmett Dignan has extensive knowledge in Airspace Integration for the UAV: CNS/ATM, Sense and Avoid, Conflict/Collision Avoidance. In addition, he has been the lead system verification engineer for Attitude and Navigation sensors, including triplex Embedded GPS Inertial and dual Wide Area Differential GPS. Mr. Dignan is exceptionally capable in System test at various levels (Flight, Ground, Lab), Systems validation against aircraft leading to STC and TSO. Emmett has also helped companies plan their DO-178 compliance from ground up.

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