Paul Hart joined Curtiss-Wright/Penny & Giles in 1982 as a Student Electronics Design Engineer and held several Engineering and Business Development positions in the fields of flight recorder design, flight data replay & analysis, avionics certification and aircraft performance software since graduating in 1987. In 2000 Paul moved to Thales Avionics in London for 3 years as Product Manager for Military Helicopter Flight & Mission Management Systems. After Thales, Paul moved to Smiths Aerospace (now GE Aviation) as Project Manager for engine sensors on the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter. He was subsequently became Head of Mission Systems for Cobham Aviation Services /FR Aviation for 7 years, being the single point of accountability for development and operational readiness of the Electronic Warfare and Towed-Target suite on a fleet of 15 Falcon 20 aircraft delivering over 3,300 sorties per year, including 20+ overseas RAF, RN and NATO detachments. In 2011 Paul re-joined Curtiss-Wright as Director of Avionics Engineering and was promoted in 2013 to Chief Technology Officer for the Avionics & Electronics Group, appointed as a Curtiss-Wright Technical Fellow in 2015.