A. Larry Gurule

Gurule is an experienced proven visionary who consistently delivers value and ahead of the curve solutions on time and at or under budget in process and knowledge driven environments including: product development, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, retail, distribution, and service/process industries. He has extensive experience as a Business Analyst/Consultant specializing in business and systems analysis, solution architecture, operational process modeling, project management, configuration management including change management, order management, bill of materials management, supply chain management including sourcing and specification management, governance and control management, and instructional design & delivery. His work spans industry segments that include Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Distribution, Medical Devices, Electronics, Heavy Equipment, Consumer Products and Energy Trading. Gurule has successfully architected, orchestrated, implemented and deployed process-based enterprise software technology for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Material/Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP) initiatives essential to the local and global operations of his clients.

Gurule has a continuing and growing presence in the global Configuration Management (CM), Product Management, and Systems Engineering communities. He led the release of, as project sponsor and principle author, the “C” revision of the SAE/EIA-649, CM standard adopted and used global by both governments and commercial enterprises. Mr. Gurule is currently driving the adoption and use of “649C” throughout the Model Based, Advanced Manufacturing (3D Printing), Digital Engineering, Logistics Lifecycle, Risk and Safety communities In addition to consulting work, Mr. Gurule’s professional activities including: speaking at conferences, teaching graduate level CM courses, writing articles, serving on SAE SMC/G-33 Configuration Management committee (authors/sponsors of EIA-649, The Standard for Configuration Management; GEIA-836, CM Data exchange and Interoperability; EIA-HB 649A, CM Guidance for Implementation; EIA-649-1,CM Requirements for Defense Contracts; EIA-649-2, CM Requirements for NASA Enterprise); serving on the INCOSE CM Next Gen working group.

SAE International honored Mr. Gurule with the 2018 James M. Crawford Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award. The award recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of the Society.