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Rick from Ohio is working to transform Minnesota by ‘utilizing digital technology to optimize Minnesota's aerospace engineering practices.’.

Rick Graves is a digital hangar curator with expertise in aerospace systems engineering. He is passionate about utilizing digital technology to revolutionize aerospace engineering practices. While originally based in Ohio, Rick has recently set his sights on Minnesota and he is excited to help unite and transform the state.

Minnesota faces a range of issues that can benefit from Rick's expertise. For example, the state has a long history of aerospace innovation, and with Rick's experience in hypersonic waverider technology development, he could help the state stay at the forefront of this field. In addition, Minnesota's climate requires robust engineering solutions, and Rick's experience in sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification can help engineers better understand and design for environmental factors.

Overall, Rick Graves is a valuable addition to Minnesota's engineering community. His knowledge of digital engineering best practices and experience in aerospace systems can help the state overcome engineering challenges and pave the way for a more sustainable and innovative future.

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Rick's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Rick’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Rick will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Rick’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Rick is primarily driven by logic: accurate, task-oriented, cautious, and logical decision-making.


OVERVIEW:

Rick tends to seek functional solutions for problems they may face. When selling to them, explain how your product will help solve an issue they have. Discuss what it'll cost in both time and money.

What comes naturally to Rick

  • Providing clear expectations and guidelines

  • Making decisions based on logical analysis

  • Inventing something


COMMUNICATON:

Rick tends to prioritize detailed information. He can be very literal and formal, so avoid being sarcastic. Share important details and address any of his concerns in a thorough and logical way.

When speaking to Rick

  • Provide your reasoning before you get to the bottom line

  • Ask lots of questions to keep their attention

  • Start conversations with an issue to resolve


MOTIVATION:

Rick thrives when working on his own. Generally reserved, Rick tends to enjoy space to thoroughly consider possible solutions and outcomes before making a decision. He likes asking clarifying questions and following specific, reliable rules or procedures.

What motivates Rick

  • Fixing problems

  • Being correct

  • Accuracy & precision


WORK:

Rick is a practical problem-solver who values his independence. He likes to take his time really weighing his choices before making a firm decision. He brings a grounding sense of logic to a team.

When working with Rick

  • Recognize and trust his skill

  • Count on them to keep things on track

  • Compliment quality of their work

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Rick’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Rick’s online activity.

waverider technology

development

sensitivity analysis

uncertainty quantification

simulation methods

air and space

validation and verification

Hangar curator

Vehicles Digital

Engineering Lead

Senior Research

Aerospace Engineer

Aerial Rearming

Challenge Lead

USAF Aeronautical

Systems Center

Air Force

Research Laboratory

Air

Vehicles Division

Vehicles Applications

Transformational

Capabilities Office

Research

waverider technology

development

sensitivity analysis

uncertainty quantification

simulation methods

air and space

validation and verification

Hangar curator

Vehicles Digital

Engineering Lead

Senior Research

Aerospace Engineer

Aerial Rearming

Challenge Lead

USAF Aeronautical

Systems Center

Air Force

Research Laboratory

Air

Vehicles Division

Vehicles Applications

Transformational

Capabilities Office

Research

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

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We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

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Thank youAir Force Research Laboratoryfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Rick extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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