Leadership Team

Leadership Team

hs_chrisbChris Brinton

More than two decades of R&D experience in aviation logistics. Founded Mosaic ATM in 2004. Led numerous projects improving dramatically the efficiency and safety of the National Airspace System as a consultant to NASA and the FAA. Formerly Chief Operating Officer and VP of R&D at Metron Aviation, and VP of Engineering at Wyndemere. Numerous scientific publications. MS Electrical Engineering, Stanford; BSE Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton.


hs_steveaStephen Atkins
Executive Vice President

Two decades of air traffic management R&D. Industry leader in airport surface traffic management and metroplex operations. Led numerous and extensive field surveys of airport operations, air traffic control operations, air carrier operations, and control facilities. Led development of logistics concepts that simulations demonstrate will save commercial carriers several billion dollars per year, as part of the FAA’s NextGen program. Numerous scientific publications. PhD, SM, SB Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT.


hs_stevesMark Thomas
Vice President, Strategy & Marketing

Over two decades in strategy, marketing, business intelligence consulting and business development experience in multiple industries. Previously developed and managed multiple government client relationships including Air Force, Army, US Census, SEC and others. For Fiserv, developed new accounts and managed multi-million dollar Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence relationships including banks and insurance companies. Masters of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University.


hs_chrispChris Provan
Chief Data Scientist

Nearly a decade of experience leading projects that apply data science and mathematical modeling methods to complex strategic planning and operations management optimization problems, producing collaborative decision- making decision-support tools used by facility managers and operators. Previously Research Statistician at Nielsen Media and Research Assistant at Cornell. MS Operations Research, Cornell, BS Math Vanderbilt.


Mike Shumpert
Managing Director of Data Science

Over two decades of product/service development across diverse industries. Solid record of applying data science and technology to produce double-digit revenue growth and cost savings in both small and large companies. Skilled at taking solutions from concept to reality and delivering tangible, measurable results. Lived and worked in the US, UK, France, and Australia. Formerly VP of Analytics for Software AG and VP of Global Product Management for Dun & Bradstreet. MBA, Georgetown University; BS Systems Engineering (Operations Research), University of Virginia.


hs_billhWilliam Hall
Managing Director of Commercial Applications and Services

Oversees and leads development of high-impact commercial decision-support tools estimated to save a major airline $10M per year in fuel alone. Previously SVP and Chief Performance Officer at CitationShares, where he led the creation of decision science models that cut costs by double-digit percentages and many millions of dollars per year. Dr. Hall has lectured at MIT, advised Navigator Technology Ventures on the technical merits of prospective investments, founded two technology startups, and written several patents. PhD Operations Research; SM, SB Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT.


hs_shaungGeorge Hunter
Principal Data Scientist

Nearly thirty years of experience in engineering and the life sciences. Helped to build a Silicon Valley consulting firm and has extensive experience in leading and executing a wide variety of data modeling, analysis and software projects. 60 conference and journal papers. PhD Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois; MS, BS Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan.


hs_shaungShawn Gorman
Software Architect and Software Group Co-Manager

More than 14 years of software development experience, mostly leading development of complex decision-support and decision automation systems for air traffic management. Expert in the design and implementation of high-availability queue management, scheduling, and monitoring algorithms and technology. Previously Senior Software Engineer and Analyst at Metron Aviation. BS Management Science and Information Technology (Decision Support), Virginia Polytechnic.


hs_shaungMatt Brinton
Principal Software Engineer and Software Group Co-Manager

Over 20 years of experience developing consumer and government software as a developer and program manager for Microsoft, Intel, IBM, NASA, DARPA and the National Science Foundation. Expert in web and client application development, highly available and redundant systems, usability design, software development process and release process. BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and MS in Instructional Psychology and Technology from Brigham Young University.


hs_larasLara Shisler
Principal Data Scientist and Traffic-Flow Manager

Nearly two decades of software engineering and operations research experience. Leads projects that model traffic flows in the presence of weather, capacity, and demand uncertainties. Formerly VP of Programs and Special Projects, and VP for Deployment and Operations, at Metron Aviation. MS Operations Research and Management Science, George Mason University; BS Mathematics, Physics Minor, College of William and Mary.


hs_maryellenmMary Ellen Miller

Principal Systems Engineer and Group Manager

Currently leading Tower Flight Data Manager FAA project. Has led several R&D projects for programs such as NASA’s NextGen Advanced Concepts and Vehicles NRA. MS Systems Engineering, University of Massachusetts; BS Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan.



hs_andrewcAndrew Churchill
Principal Data Scientist

Applies operations research and data analysis methods to large-scale optimization problems. Previously Researcher at NASA and University of Maryland. PhD, MS Civil and Environmental Engineering, BS Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland College Park. Informs Certified Analytics Professional.



hs_aliciaAlicia Fernandes
Senior Data Scientist

Performs air traffic management R&D, including concept and usability engineering, and prototype design. Previously Research Scientist at Technology Solutions Experts and Operations Research Analyst at General Dynamics. PhD Cognitive Systems Engineering, Ohio State; MS Operations Research, Northeastern; BS Applied Mathematics, California State at Long Beach.