Kim Robertson started his first company at the age of 18 and has an extensive background spanning forty years in all aspects of business and aerospace. He is the author of over 100 discipline specific training packages, 3 fiction books and articles for CMTrends and various other trade publications from industrial arts to Configuration Management as well as the book Configuration Management: Theory, Practice and Application. His interests in education and training development started in his teens. He is a NDIA certified Configuration Manager with degrees from Westminster College in Mathematics and Physical Sciences and a Master’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Organizational Management with a subspecialty of Government Contracts.
His work experience includes wildlife art, photography, electrical circuit design, manufacturing, learning systems design, systems engineering, configuration management, contracts administration, policy and review, intellectual property, corporate audit, corporate finance, supply chain management, marketing and public speaking. He and lives in Colorado with his wife Dee and their dogs Rufus and Grizzly. Kim enjoys history, music, foreign travel and the outdoors. Contact Kim through LinkedIn or Kim.Robertson@valuetransform.com
Mr. Starkey, an electronics hobbyist from a very early age, finished high school with an Indiana Radio & TV service license, courtesy of the local vocational school. He worked as a technician in audio repair shops, commercial audio & CATV installations, and campus television services, while earning his B.S. in Electronics and Computer Technology. videog ame repair.
He began his engineering career developing test program sets for linear automated test systems at Delco-Remy. Process failure analysis of the incoming product stream provided the opportunity for advancement into four new areas of expertise: engine controls, thick film modules, robotic assembly, and most importantly – environmental test. Later moving to Delco Electronics Division, Mr. Starkey continued test program set development with an emphasis on socket hardware development for radio mixer and receiver chip test. These assignments renewed and refreshed Mr. Starkey’s RF background, a skill that would prove crucial.