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Management

Name & Title Brief Background
John Smith
President and CEO

Mr. Smith has forty years of management and technical experience in the Nuclear Industry. He is a proven industry leader with global experience developing and managing high technology business, operating at Board level in Europe and the USA. Mr. Smith is recognized for creating and implementing business improvement strategies and building high-level management teams in a Total Quality Management environment. He has served as the Senior Vice President, Energy Systems Group for Data Systems & Solutions. Previously, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice President, Decommissioning & Engineering Services for BNFL Inc. At British Nuclear Fuels plc. Mr. Smith was the Director & General Manager of the Fuel Division and Technical Director of the Enrichment Division.

George Utmel
Product Development and R&D


Mr. Utmel is WSCs Director of Technology with 20 years of experience in the areas of nuclear power plant simulation and real-time computer monitoring systems. He has had direct project experience with many types of commercial power reactors (PWR, BWR and AGR), including Russian-designed power reactors (VVER-440, VVER-1000, and RBMK-1000). Mr. Utmel is responsible for 3KEYSOFTWARE development and leads the R&D staff in all areas of development, including thermal-hydraulic models, computer architecture and and interfaces.

Oussama Ashy
Business Development

Mr. Ashy has over 25 years experience in Power Plant simulators. He has worked on all aspects of simulator development from engineering, product development, and management of major simulator projects globally. Mr. Ashy has managed over 30 Nuclear and Fossil Power Plant Full Scope Simulator Projects in the US, Europe and Asia. He is responsible for developing new business for WSC in the training and engineering arenas.

Mladen Udbinac
Project Management

Mr. Udbinac has over 25 years of progressive technical and supervisory experience in nuclear and fossil power plant simulation. He has managed several Full Scope Nuclear Power Plant simulator Projects, and is a specialist in Electrical Systems modeling. He has extensive experience in BOP systems, and has worked on nuclear and fossil power plant simulators in the United States and worldwide in the U.K., Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Canada, and India.

Mark Terry
Sales & Marketing
Mr. Terry has over 25 years of project management and technical experience in the nuclear industry and with power plant simulation. He has a wealth of experience with international project management, real-time hardware systems, reactor engineering, plant process computer applications and nuclear licensing. He has been involved in all aspects of software development projects, including programming, documentation, verification & validation, and quality assurance. He is responsible for WSC proposals, sales and marketing for domestic and international current and potential customers.
Majid Mirshah
Sales & Marketing

Mr. Mirshah has 27 years of experience in power plant simulation and 7 years in oil & gas industry. He has worked on all aspects of simulation from modeling, engineering, program management, product development and business development. He is well versed and highly knowledgeable in dynamic simulation technology and its application for plant design validation and verification, operation personnel training and plant optimization studies.He has worked on government and commercial projects, domestically and internationally. He is responsible for sales and marketing to current and new customers of WSC.

Oleg Ivanov
Sales Director - Eastern Europe
Mr. Oleg Ivanov has over 15 years of experience in Power Plant Simulation. He has worked as a Test Operator, Engineer Manager and been a Program Manager on full scope simulator development projects for nuclear power plants. Mr. Ivanov has an extensive experience with Russian-designed nuclear power plants, including more than 13 years of engineering and operations experience at Zaporozhe Nuclear Plant.
Mr. Ivanov is responsible for sales and marketing in Eastern Europe.

YY Huang
Far-East Program Management

Mr. Huang was a Senior Engineer, involved in TVA-FSS (PWR), KOPEC-FSS (Fossil) and KWS-FSS. He was involved in SCADA projects. Mr. Huang was Project Manager for TPC Talin and Hsinta Simulators-FSS and Hsieh-Ho DCS implementation project (ABB MOD 300). At A-D Technology, he was Vice President for simulation projects. These included upgrades for Chinshan (N1), Kousheng (N2), and Manshan (N3) Nuclear Simulators. He was Project Manager for the Tai Chung Fossil FSS and most recently the Lungmen (N4) FSS Nuclear Simulator. Mr. Huang current position is to coordinate activities between WSC and our Joint Venture in China, CNPSC.

K G Sai Prasad
India Programs Management

Mr. K G Sai Prasad was involved in execution of power plant simulator projects in India. Mr Prasad was involved in the Tata Power Trombay 500MW power plant simulator during 1984 and subsequently as the Project Engineer has engineered the simulators for NTPC Korba 500MW plant, SAIL 60MW plant and WBPDCL 210MW power plants in India. He was involved at Siemens Germany in the upgrade of training simulator for the 120MW captive power plant at Alkhobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mr Prasad was involved in modelling of Helicopter and Submarine systems for the training simulators development and has handled the Ship Machinery Control Room simulator using the WSC 3KeyMaster technology in India during 2008.
Mr Sai Prasad holds the Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India and has earlier associated with Tata Consulting Engineers, Macmet Technologies and CAE India.

Leonid Severnyak
Customer Support and QA Manager

Mr. Severnyak holds a Master''s degree in Nuclear Physics and Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and has more than 20 years working as a nuclear engineer/researcher and government contractor. His responsibilities at WSC have ranged from power-plant modeling to supervising software development, verification & validation, documentation and training. As Quality Assurance Manager, Mr. Severnyak is responsible for maintaining WSC Quality Management System and Continuous Process Improvement. He also serves as the primary business contact for all clients with projects beyond warranty.

Deborah Van De Poll
Human Resources Manager

Ms. Van de Poll is the Human Resources Manager with an Associates Degree in Business Management. She has over 15 years experience in office management and administration and has spent the last three years at WSC managing and integrating the Human Resource department for WSCs diverse and rapidly growing workforce.