Ann Arbor Section Meeting Monday 04JAN21, Don Wright, Validation is Simple! (Validation OF and Validation TO requirements)
The talk will define a universal product development process (PDP), briefly cover ‘the Big V’ (validation of and to requirements) and talk about the role of Validation in the PDP to protect efficiently direct the PDP to product solutions that protect the customer.
About Don Wright: Don Wright is a retired Validation Manager who was with General Motors from 1977 through 2019. In addition to 20 years as the group manager for HVAC Powertrain Cooling Validation, Don was the Global Process Owner for the Design Review Based on Test Results element of GD3. Don’s other experiences included advanced battery modeling, Service Engineering, Advanced Service Development, and Validation of Induction / Controls and Exhaust for GM Vehicles.
Don has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering – Automotive from General Motors Institute (Now Kettering) and Masters in Engineering Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Don is an ASE Certified Master Auto Technician for 30 years and is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.
Don resides in Whitmore Lake, Michigan with Wife Nancy.