Request a Speaker

Request a Speaker

Engaging speakers with expertise in a variety of areas

Vitech has a team available for keynotes, training, conferences, and other events. Our speaking team will gladly present on a variety of topics. Contact us and let us know how our speaking team can help you.

David Long


Chief Executive Officer

David is the founder and president of Vitech. For over 25 years, he has focused on helping organizations around the world increase their systems engineering proficiency, particularly in the areas of MBSE and Digital Engineering. An INCOSE Fellow and Expert Systems Engineering Professional, David was the 2014/2015 president of INCOSE.

Presentation Topics

  • 6 Vs and 3 Ts of Systems Engineering
  • Building for Tomorrow: Towards 21st Century Systems Engineering
  • “Change is Optional”: Trends in Systems Engineering
  • Effective SE Communication through Models and Representations
  • Faster, Better, Cheaper – The Fallacy of MBSE?
  • Systems Engineering in Turbulent Times
  • Schema and Metamodels and Ontologies, Oh My!
  • Systems Engineering Your MBSE Deployment
  • Tutorial: A Beginner’s Guide to Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Tutorial: Back to Basics: Fundamentals for Systems Engineering Success
  • Tutorial: Effective Communication and Analysis in the Age of MBSE

Zane Scott

Vice President of Professional Services

For more than six years before joining Vitech, he worked on DoD contracts, analyzing and improving processes and applying best practice models using MBSE and CORE™ to provide the modeling support. He has taught in many systems engineering disciplines in a variety of settings. He is a former hostage negotiator and interventional mediator and speaks often on communication and conflict management.

Presentation Topics

  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (One Day, Half Day)
  • Leadership for Systems Engineers (One Day, Half Day, One Hour)
  • Communications Skills for Technical Leaders (One Day, Half Day)
  • Conflict Management Skills for Technical Leaders (One Day, Half Day)
  • Conflict is Good: Organizational Conflict and Communication (1 Hour)
  • The Characteristics of Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Agile Systems Engineering: A Case Study
  • Reducing Risk by Going Beyond Requirements