Originally educated in accounting, held senior executive positons with Sanyo Electronics and the Australasian Learjet, Saab and Fairchild aircraft franchises. During this 14-year period was educated in manufacturing, engineering, customer support and marketing and in 1983 commenced development of his own aircraft products.
In the 80’s created the original Securaplane, which became the number one selling aircraft security system globally.
In the 90’s developed the world’s first monitored aircraft security, surveillance and communication system launched on a corporate Boeing 737. Developed the first certified Cabin Crew Satellite Data Link for Qantas, which was installed on a fleet of 31 Boeing aircraft and was also selected by Swiss Airlines. The system designated ACAMS is recognized by the airline industry as a world’s first. Qualified as an approved subcontractor with Deutche Airbus for the A340 and Ilyushin for the IL96M. Launched with CMC Electronics the ASI-9000 program, a digital video server infotainment system on Air Europe and Hawaiian Airlines and for COMSAT developed a satellite news service.
In the 2000’s created the ASiQnet connectivity program, which was selected by the AirTV consortium and installed on Alitalia and Saudi Airlines. Selected by Stratos Global for the Swiss and Austrian inseat texting platforms. Developed the G3CARS program, a new generation aircraft electronic log book application for Airone in Italy.
In 2010 launched BizjetMobile, a global connectivity solution for PAX and Crew using the latest Bluetooth technology connecting via Iridium satellites.
In 2016 released fflya a worlds first Bluetooth Smart PAX and Crew connectivity solution for airlines.