Orlando – April 12, 2018 – Paul Cummings recently joined Orlando-based ECS as Vice President of Innovation and Technology, bringing 20 years of technology leadership to a company that has led the simulation and training industry since its inception. Cummings’s experience in computational analytics, training and simulation, data sciences and learning-based research complements ECS’s existing portfolio of government clients.
As a technical lead and researcher, Cummings developed key projects for the Army Research Laboratory, U.S. Navy Bremerton, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Army Leadership’s Multi-Source Assessment and Feedback Program and U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command.
He was attracted to ECS because of its reputation for integrating innovative technology, subject-matter expertise, and research into projects that really work for clients.
Cummings said: “ECS is ahead of the technology curve as it brings together instructional design, training, analytics and simulation technology. I look forward to supporting the transformation. Expect to see an enhancement of our existing blend of training services and product development. I believe we can deliver just-in-time training with measurable analytics like no one else. Clients want and need to understand the outcome of their training investments; our innovative approach to training will advance the way we train our future workforce, including the next generation of warfighter.”
Mick Golson, COO of ECS said: “Paul is highly respected in the simulation and training industry for his forward-thinking approach to solving training problems. The way he elevates a product or service by integrating creativity and metrics has become his trademark, and it fits so well with the ECS philosophy. We’re excited about what this will mean for our clients as we are all challenged to heighten availability and effectiveness of training.”
Cummings holds a master’s degree in computational science and is slated to complete his doctorate at George Mason University: Krasnow Institute in 2019.
ECS is an award-winning global services and solutions company that is headquartered in Central Florida, the nation’s hub for modeling, simulation and technology (MS&T), with a second office in Huntsville, Alabama.
ECS specializes in training, technology, and consulting services across a wide range of technology platforms that support aviation, aerospace, healthcare, and other industries. Its diverse portfolio includes 2D and 3D visualization as well as augmented, virtual, and mixed reality to produce immersive and relevant advanced learning technologies and services for both government and commercial clients. The ECS services, support, and staff augmentation teams place experienced and relevant personnel, including instructors, operators, and staff, with the joint military services throughout the U.S. and internationally.