CFMS appoints new Chief Technology Officer
Bristol, 12th July 2016 - The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), a specialist in high value design capability, today announced that Sanjay Khetia has been selected as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the company. Sanjay will assume the new role of CTO on 5th September 2016, and will be responsible for company technology strategy and development.
Sanjay brings a wealth of industry experience, joining from QinetiQ, where he is a QinetiQ Fellow and Chief Technologist for the Training division, responsible for technical strategy and sponsorship of the Innovation Board.
CFMS Executive Board Director, Behrooz Barzegar, Airbus, commented, “Sanjay’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge makes him a key addition to the executive leadership team. Through technology leadership, CFMS will continue to extend the boundaries of simulation and advancement of state-of-the-art”.
Recognised nationally and internationally as an authoritative technical expert within the field of modelling, simulation and training, Sanjay’s career spans over 16 years, with a demonstrable track record of designing, developing and delivering simulation and training concepts and solutions to the defence sector.
The CTO role is the latest appointment to CFMS executive leadership team, joining Sam Paice, Chief Operating Officer, who commented, “This is an incredibly exciting time for CFMS. Technology strategy is integral to the success of the company’s strategic direction and planned growth. With technology advancing at phenomenal speed, its development and application is vital for advanced simulation, and underpins our ability to deliver strategic technology choices for our customer base that accelerates engineering design.”
CFMS Executive Board Director, Leigh Lapworth, Rolls-Royce commented, "The appointment of Sanjay supports the company vision of driving a practical revolution in engineering design capability, assisting organisations in the adoption and acceleration of new technologies for advanced modelling and simulation."
The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) is proud to be a growing, independent and not-for-profit organisation that specialises in high value design capability. We promote advanced modelling and simulation, underpinned by HPC, pushing the boundaries of technology.
Through our exceptional, collaborative, virtual and physical facility, we enable the adoption and acceleration of new technologies for advanced modelling and simulation, while improving learning and developing awareness of state-of-the-art. Engaging with organisations large and small, we help to provide access to the right tools, resources, skills and technologies, resulting in increased productivity and faster, more informed decision-making.
As a trusted and neutral provider, our vision is to drive a practical revolution in engineering capability and design, working with organisations to reduce risk in the design phase, product development costs and time to market.