Alto Aviation, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of customised cabin audio systems for all aircraft in business aviation, has named Steven Hatley as director of engineering.
Hatley lead engineering teams at DCI Engineering directing the design and full-scale launch of a new generation of modular data centres for HP and Microsoft. He also managed a project team at Carrier that fully developed and launched a next-generation fire suppression system with cloud-based support. In addition, Hatley was instrumental in successfully introducing a system of innovation through model-based design to his engineering department.
In his new role as director of engineering at Alto, Hatley will supervise the company's whole engineering team, including the cabin systems engineering team and the R&D department, and report directly to Steve Scarlata, VP of engineering/ R&D at Alto Aviation.
“We are thrilled to have Steven join the Alto Aviation team,” says Steve Scarlata, VP engineering/ R&D at Alto Aviation. “Steven has extensive experience managing complex teams and projects. In addition to ensuring the continued success of the Alto engineering operation, Steven's arrival will help the company expand our focus on new technologies, research and excellence in customer support.”
Hatley adds: “I'm excited for the opportunity to contribute my experience and knowledge to the engineering group at Alto Aviation. This is a team of talented and dedicated engineers known for delivering premium, innovative products, and it will be my personal mission to help lead this group into the future with an emphasis on operational excellence and the same commitment to a superior customer experience that has made Alto so successful.”