John Mannarino is President and founder of MANNARINO Systems & Software Inc (est. 1998). Initially an expert consultant in the field of gas turbine control systems and RTCA/DO-178B software, Mr. Mannarino has grown the company into a world-class engineering services firm for the aerospace, defense, rail and power generation industries. Mr. Mannarino has over 25 years of experience with RTCA/DO-178B systems and software ranging from level A FADEC systems to level B, C & D avionic systems. Prior to founding the company, Mr. Mannarino was employed by a world-leading engine Original Equipment Manufacturer where he held roles of increasing responsibility within the engineering organization, including Chief of Control System Design. Mr. Mannarino graduated from Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) in 1989, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Great Distinction) and numerous awards for academic excellence.