Gary Hayes

Author Bio

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Company: Jama Software

Gary has been working in technology/engineering fields for more than 40 years. He started his career in the avionics field supporting fixed wing aircraft for the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing out of El Toro, CA. His post-Marine career includes stints with: • NASA Lewis Research Center (now Glenn Research Center) Brook Park, OH • Honeywell Test Instruments Division (Alliant Tech Systems) • Lockheed Martin Astronautics • US West Telecommunications • Rational Software • Jeppesen Sanderson (aviation charting) • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage IT In 2006 Gary joined IBM as a Solutions Engineer supporting Department of Defense programs (primarily Air Force and Navy) implementing Engineering tools to enhance & accelerate systems, and software engineering efforts. The Engineering tools spanned everything from architectural modeling to test management. Most recently, Gary joined Jama Software and continues to support Department of Defense projects & programs. Jama focuses on requirements management, and has a reputation as an easy-to-use, and implement requirements management tool. Jama’s goal is to migrate existing programs off antiquated and difficult to deploy engineering tools, and to provide new programs with easy to adopt tools to support their engineering processes.