Mr. William Kassebaum

Less Art More Science!
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA IEEE Central Indiana Section
biography
William R. Kassebaum, P.E. - President & CEO of Energient Inc and Kassebaum Engineering LLC. With > 30 years working in the private and government sectors, Mr. Kassebaum has extensive engineering, executive management, program management, and entrepreneurial experience. Will was the founding CEO of Algaeon Inc - a biotechnology startup company. His pioneering work at the Naval Air Warfare Center earned him and his team the prestigious National Performance Review "Heroes Of Government Reinvention" award presented by the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Vice President of the United State. While working with private companies such as Escient, LLC, he has led teams that developed award-winning products. Mr. Kassebaum holds a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana. He has extensive volunteer experience in IEEE including 2 years on the IEEE-USA BOD.
Special Skills

Technical Specialities

Mr. Kassebaum has extensive engineering, executive management, and entreprenuerial experience. His pioneering work at the Naval Air Warfare Center earned him and his team the prestigious National Performance Review "Heroes Of Government Reinvention" award presented by the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Vice President of the United State. While working with private companies, he lead teams that developed award winning products and produced the bulk of corporate revenue. ---- Engineering Consultant/Professional Engineer, Project/Program Management, Software/Hardware Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, Process Control, Embedded Hardware, Software, Electronics, Configuration Control, Avionics, Sonar, Radar, Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence, Consumer Electronics, Digital Audio, Digital Video, Linux, MacOS, iPhone, iTunes, Business Planning, Entrepreneurship, Business Fund Raising, Financial Planning, Business Operations Management Executive Management, High Speed Database Applications, Industrial Automation and Control, Energy Systems, Creative business development

Additional Specialities

Javascript, Angular, XCode, Linux, MacOS, Java, C, C , Objective-C, ADA, PHP, Dynamic HTML, AJAX, NetBeans, CVS, Subversion, GIT, GITHUB, Unix, Device Drivers, Antler, PCCTS, Compilers and Translators, MS Project, Google Apps, SCRUM/Agile Project Management, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Omniplan, Numbers, Pages, Keynote, Omnifocus, Omnigraffle, Trello, GDB, VxWorks, pSOS, Debian, RedHat, Ubuntu, PIC, Arm, Intel, digital electronics CAD, Gnats, Network Security, Network Architecture, LAN/WAN, IPV4, IPV6, IP multicast, TCP, arp, BSPs, and much much more...

Certifications

Professional Engineer

Technical Expertise

Business Planning
Embedded Systems, Hardware, Software and Controls
Expert Witness
New Product Development
Systems Engineering
Unix
Project Management
Instrumentation and Controls
interests
ARPANET
Aerospace electronics
Airborne radar
Algorithms
Software
Software libraries
Stability analysis
Numerical stability
Linear programming
Huffman coding
Cyclic redundancy check
Ciphers
Application programming interfaces
Application software
Artificial intelligence
Autonomous automobiles
Computational intelligence
Feedforward neural networks
Neural networks
Software agents
Automatic control
Automation
Home automation
Substation automation
Flash memories
Building services
Business
Business leadership
Cloud computing
Communication systems
Computer applications
Computer graphics
Computer languages
Data structures
Software
Computers and information processing
Control systems
Data acquisition
Analog-digital conversion
Data handling
Data processing
Measurement
Data communication
Computer networks
Data security
Distributed computing
Multiprocessor interconnection
TCPIP
Data processing
Signal processing
Data acquisition
Computers and information processing
Data handling
Database systems
Distributed power generation
Hybrid power systems
Documentation
Engineering drawings
Manuals
Software
Embedded software
Embedded systems
Emergency power supplies
Uninterruptible power systems
Energy storage
Enterprise resource planning
Software
System integration
Venture capital
Feedforward neural networks
File systems
Data structures
Information systems
Firewalls (computing)
Computer networks
Hardware
Software
Food products
Consumer products
Huffman coding
Indoor navigation
Global Positioning System
Industrial control
Information technology
Automation
Biometrics (access control)
Computer applications
Information systems
Iterative learning control
Logic circuits
Management
Microgrids
Mobile agents
Software agents
Mobile computing
Intelligent systems
Computer applications
Distributed computing
Monitoring
Power system management
Multicast communication
Multicast protocols
Routing
Multimedia computing
Neural networks
Nonlinear dynamical systems
Neural networks
Pattern recognition
Power system management
Microgrids
Monitoring
Preventive maintenance
Programming
Aerospace and electronic systems
Programming environments
Software
Software tools
Protocols
TCPIP
Local area networks
Quantization (signal)
Analog-digital conversion
Data compression
Signal sampling
Encoding
Radar detection
Radar
Radio communication equipment
Antennas
Radio communication
Robots
Scaling (business)
Signal processing
Smart grids
Microgrids
Smart meters
Software
Algorithms
Collaborative work
Computer languages
Firewalls (computing)
Programming
Software engineering
Software agents
Distributed computing
Computer applications
Software algorithms
Software libraries
Algorithms
Object oriented programming
Software reusability
Solar heating
Solar energy
Solar power generation
Solar energy
Building integrated photovoltaics
Solar system
Sonar
Acoustic arrays
Sonar equipment
Speech coding
Streaming media
Internet
Data compression
MPEG standards
MPEG 4 Standard
Unicast
Video coding
Substation automation
SCADA systems
Surges
Surge protection
Technical management
Program management
User interfaces
Computer interfaces
Displays
Web design
Web design
Web services
Wireless LAN
Ad hoc networks
Bluetooth
LAN interconnection
Personal area networks
Radio communication
Wireless sensor networks
Wireless communication
Wireless sensor networks
Contact
experience
Chairman of the Board/President/CEO
Energient Inc.
Member of Technical Staff
Hughes Aircraft Company
Owner/Partner
Family Time Games LLC
Chairman of the Board/President/CEO
Algaeon, Inc.
Member of Technical Staff
Escient Inc.
Member of Technical Staff
Raytheon Technical Services Co LLC
Member of Technical Staff
Us Naval Air Warfare Center
Chairman of the Board/President/CEO
Kassebaum Engineering LLC
IEEE Volunteer Positions
Current Positions
Affinity Group Chair
Central Indiana Affinity Group,CN
Jan 2015 - Present
Chair
IEEE-USA Innovation Institute
Jan 2009 - Present
Corresponding Member
IEEE-USA Alliance Of IEEE Consultants Networks (AICN)
Jan 2004 - Present
Ex-Officio
IEEE-USA Employment & Career Services Committee
Jan 2015 - Present
Ex-Officio
IEEE-USA Precollege Education Committee
Jan 2015 - Present
Past Positions
Affinity Group Chair
Central Indiana Affinity Group,CN
Sep 2004 - Dec 2010
Chair
IEEE-USA Alliance Of IEEE Consultants Networks (AICN)
Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
Chair
Central Indiana Section
Jun 2006 - Dec 2008
Chair, AICN Committee
Member
IEEE-USA Career and Member Services
Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
IEEE-USA Vice President - Career Activities
Vice President, Career Activities
IEEE-USA Board Of Directors
Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
education
Purdue University-West Lafayette
Master of Engineering
Engineering , 1991
Purdue University-West Lafayette
Bachelor of Science
Engineering , 1986
opportunities settings
Employment Preferences
  • Employment Type: Consultant, Freelancer, Contract Employee
  • Desired Hourly Salary: 135 USD
  • Travel: 10%
  • Willing to relocate: No
  • Available for International Assignments: No
  • Commute: 25km
  • Languages: English - Native