Former President, Vitech
Research Scientist, SERC
An INCOSE Fellow and Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP), David Long is a former president (2014 & 2015) of INCOSE. David has served INCOSE since 1997 including a term as the Washington Metropolitan Area chapter president and international roles including Member Board Chair, Director for Communications, Director for Strategy, and coach in the Technical Leadership Institute. In 2006, David received the INCOSE Founders Award in recognition of his many contributions to the organization.
David has spent 30 years helping organizations increase their systems engineering proficiency while simultaneously working to advance the state of the art. David was the founder and president of Vitech where he led development of innovative, industry-leading methods and software to engineer next generation systems. He co-authored A Primer for Model-Based Systems Engineering and is a renowned speaker delivering keynotes and workshops addressing introductory systems engineering, the value of systems engineering and systems engineers, the advanced application of MBSE, digital engineering, organizational change, and the future of engineering systems.