Jon Andresen Technology Solutions PrincipalJon Andresen is the President and Principal Consultant of TechnologySolutions, an international consultancy focusing on business and technology integration including UID, RFID, bar coded part marking, part traceability, reliability, Spec 2000 eBusiness, and data lifecycle.

Recent and current clients include the Delta, United, Austrian, US Department of Defense, Boeing, Boeing Helicopter, Bombardier, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, SAP, Tracer San Francisco State University, Chiron and other major corporations.  He worked for over a decade as an IT Technical Architect at United Airlines where he implemented thousands of bar code reading, printing, and network devices in their Maintenance Division covering applications in shipping/receiving, WIP, Time & Attendance, warehouse tracking, parts tracking, and tool inventory control.

Andresen also served as the Chair of the ATA Spec 2000 Bar Code Taskforce for nearly two decades, and was the Stocker Visiting Professor at Ohio University in 2002. With a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California State Polytechnic University and a MSME from MIT, he is the author of dozens of magazine articles, consulting reports, and white papers and has spoken at more than 70 industry gatherings worldwide.

Awards

  • FAA Award, 1999 –  for support of the Suspected Unapproved Parts Program
  • Don Percival Award, 1997 –  in recognition of achievements in encouraging and implementing Auto ID standards across the airline industry
  • ASME scholarship to MIT

Board Membership and Affiliations

  • Chair – Warranty Working Group Transportation Technology Center , Inc.
  • Board President (2006-2010) – Alongside.org
  • Chair – AutoID Taskforce (1986-2001) ATA Spec2000

 Sampling of Past Speaking Engagements

  • Aircraft Cabin Maintenance Conference, London, December 2015
  • Aircraft Purchasing & Maintenance Conference, London, May 2015
  • A4A Airline Security Conference, Orlando, FL February 2014
  • Minnesota Aviation Technician’s Conference, Minneapolis, MN 2014
  • MRO Atlanta, GA  2013, Dallas, TX 2012
  • IATA RFID Think Tank, Montreal 2015, 2013; Geneva 2012
  • ARINC Avionic Maintenance Conference, Anchorage, AK 2012, Orlando 2013
  • RFID Europe, Cambridge, UK  ATA eBusiness Forum, every meeting since 1986
  • RFID Europe 2008 Conference, Cambridge, UK Sept 2009, 2011
  • UID Conference, 2007 – San Diego, CA
  • Department of Defense, 2007 – Fort Belvoir, VA
  • American Airlines RFID Meeting, 2007 – Tulsa, OK
  • Japan Airlines Lean Workshop, 2006 – Tokyo, Japan
  • Boeing Supplier Conference, 2006 – Tokyo, Japan
  • Aviation Weeks’ MRO Asia, 2006 – Xiamen, China
  • Boeing Suppliers Conference, 2006 – Frankfurt, Germany
  • Boeing/Airbus Global RFID Forum, 2006 – Washington, DC
  • Decisions Sciences Institute, 2005 – San Francisco, CA
  • SAP A&D Users Conference, 2005 – Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
  • JAA RFID Meeting, 2003 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • FAA RFID Meeting, 2002 – Seattle, WA
  • Collaborative Commerce Conference, 2002 – Chicago, IL
  • Frontline Expo Europe, 2001 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • UAL Spec 2000 Symposium, 2001 – San Francisco, CA
  • Spec 2000 Forum, 2000 – Los Angeles, CA
  • Boeing Supplier Symposium, 2000 – London, England
  • Intermec Aerospace Supply Chain, 2000 – Everett, WA
  • EM&M Forum, 2000 – Phoenix, AZ
  • P&W-Canada Direct Part Marking Symposium, 2000 – Montreal, Quebec
  • Aviation Week – Aerospace Expo, 1999 – Shannon, Ireland
  • International Conference of AIDC Marking Professionals, 1999 – San Diego, CA