Vince Socci is a real-time test business development manager at National Instruments. He provides business and technical support for customers in vehicle platform hardware-in-the-loop applications. With over 25 years of experience in aerospace, automotive, power electronics, and medical systems, he has engineering systems in the most complex applications. His specialized areas of interest are embedded controls, real-time test, and systems engineering. He holds a BS in electrical engineering, MS in electrical engineering and MBA in technology management. Socci has served on the IEEE Board of Directors, and governing boards of several IEEE societies, SAE, and PMI. He is a certified PMP.