VITA Announces Dean Holman as VP and Assistant Executive Director

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. March 17, 2021 -- VITA, the trade association for standard computing architectures serving critical embedded systems industries, announced that Dean Holman has accepted a position as VITA VP and Assistant Executive Director, effective March 1, 2021.

Dean has a long history with VITA, dating back to 2004 when he began participating in VITA as Technical Editor of the VITA 46 working group while at Mercury Systems. In 2011, the membership elected Dean as Chairman of VITA Standards, where he leads the bimonthly standards meetings; he also guides the working groups through the standards-development process.

"I am honored and extremely excited to be taking on the role of VP and Assistant Executive Director at VITA," stated Dean. “This new role will allow me to leverage over three decades of leadership in the aerospace and defense industry to advance the development, publication, and adoption of next-generation leading-edge standards. I am pleased to be able to apply my experience building international teams, driving process/quality improvements, and ensuring customer success to help VITA continue leading the industry in producing open interoperability standards to enable future system designs.”