Dale Brown is Director of Systems Engineering – Rail & Transit with Atkins North America. He is currently working in this capacity at MARTA and has recently provided Systems Engineering expertise to NYCT through the development of requirements specifications for a major capital project. Dale has acquired expertise in embedded control of specialty equipment, mining, heavy construction, military and rail vehicles throughout the US, Canada, South America and Europe. Dale is a licensed professional engineer with extensive design, management and business development experience. He has been awarded a number of patents in the areas of PTC, train control and inter-consist communications. Dales industry experiences further include: Electro-Motive Diesel, GE Transportation Systems, Alcatel/Thales (London Underground), Bombardier, Rovehn Engineering and General Motors Locomotive Group Dale is a co-chair of the INCOSE Transportation Working group and has been actively involved in INCOSE both at the chapter and working group levels.