SimiGon Inc., based in Orlando, FL, is a subsidiary of Maxify Solutions Inc. Founded in 2001, SimiGon Inc. is small business focused on providing next-generation training & simulation services to the U.S. government, defense contractors and commercial customers. SimiGon’s COTS simulation software and solutions are used to deliver advanced, cost-effective training for multiple military and civilian domains. SimiGon’s talented management and highly motivated workforce is focused on delivering world class training solutions to its diverse, worldwide customer base.
VP Business Development
Mr. Nussbaum serves as SimiGon Inc’s VP Business Development and is responsible for expanding SimiGon’s Government and Commercial sales footprint and customer acquisition in the US, Canada and Latin America. Prior to his promotion, he was the Director, Business Development, having joined SimiGon Inc. in 2009. With 20 years of experience in the training and simulation industry Mr. Nussbaum combines deep technical expertise and understanding stakeholders to build private and public sector partnerships. Entrepreneurial, strategic, and determined, Mr. Nussbaum is driving his team to generate growth and customer retention in increasingly competitive markets.
Mr. Nussbaum is an FAA certified pilot with an MBA from Bar Ilan University and a BA from William Paterson University.
Ms. Guthrie joined SimiGon in 2004. Ms. Guthrie is responsible for the oversight of the Human Resources department and a key member of the Finance Team. Ms. Guthrie also supports day-to-day operations including payroll, purchasing and project coordination. Before joining SimiGon, Ms. Guthrie was part owner of an auto & commercial glass business. Ms. Guthrie is a graduate of Brock University in Ontario, Canada where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree.
Technical Services Manager
Mr. Ashby is SimiGon Inc.’s Technical Services Manager, focusing on both product deliveries and internal Research and Development (R&D) efforts. He has successfully led numerous product deliveries and has made key contributions on SimiGon’s technical journey into the world of virtual, mixed and augmented reality. Mr. Ashby joined SimiGon Inc. as a software developer in 2016 and has quickly distinguished himself as a lead technology developer. Having over a decade of experience as a gaming and simulation developer, Mr. Ashby’s prior experience was focused on development of computer system algorithms. Mr. Ashby has a B.S. in Computer Science through game development from Full Sail University.
Mr. Blaede is SimiGon Inc.’s Lead Instructional Systems Designer (ISD), working to incorporate Virtual Instructor lessons, data analytics and XR technologies into the Company’s innovative training solutions. Mr. Blaede joined SimiGon Inc. in 2014 and is focused on providing instructional support to our end users, partners and internal customers. Mr. Blaede has over 25 years of experience developing computer-based and simulation-based training for commercial and military domains in the US and international markets. Prior to working as an Instructional Developer, Mr. Blaede served with the US Marine Corps as an Avionics Technician for the F/A-18 A/B/C/D aircraft, and as a Certified Navy Instructor at the Naval Air Maintenance Training Detachment (NAMTRADET) at NAS Lemoore, California.