Dr. David S. Worledge
Dr. David Worledge, Chief Scientist of Asset Performance Technologies, received his Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, UK, in nuclear physics in 1970. He brings 30 years experience in plant systems analysis, reliability data and maintenance technology development, and risk assessment, including nearly 14 years as an EPRI Program Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Additionally, he is the creator of the PRO-M idea, process, software, and database for estimating the effects of preventive maintenance on equipment failure rates. He has been involved in the design, development, and refinement of this product for the past 14 years, including training and installation at numerous customer sites. David currently chairs an American Petroleum Institute (API) standards group, "PM Databases and Task Justification."
Glenn R. Hinchcliffe
PE, CMRP, Chief Engineer/Founder
Glenn R. Hinchcliffe, APT’s Chief Engineer, is a recognized contributor to the application of reliability to maintenance optimization practices, and co-author of one of the premier texts on reliability centered maintenance - “RCM - Gateway to World Class Maintenance”. Along with Dr. David Worledge, has developed the EPRI Preventive Maintenance Basis Database and APT’s strategic analysis software, Preventance. Glenn resides with his wife in Corrales, New Mexico, is a registered Professional Engineer, as well as holding a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional certificate. Mr. Hinchcliffe’s life accomplishments have been recognized by the National Registry of "Who's Who".
Mark S. Benak
Mark Benak is a technologist, entrepreneur, and angel investor with over 25 years of experience. He also serves as Board Advisor to the Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm and served as Chairman for Incitor (now xF Technologies), a novel developer of synthetic enzymes for biofuels. Mark co-founded InLight Solutions, developing optical solutions for Life Sciences problems. Previously, he was a staff scientist with the institute for fluid mechanics (LSTM) at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg and a research engineer with the Daimler-Benz AG in Stuttgart. Mark received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.