Press Release • November 15, 2022

iBase-t Announces Customer Appreciation Award Winners at Excelerate 2022

Tom Hennessey Tom Hennessey

Excelerate Customer Appreciation Awards


Winners Included Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Northrup Grumman, NASA, AST SpaceMobile, Satellogic, and Moog

Lake Forest, Calif. – November 15, 2022 – iBase-t, the company that simplifies how complex products are built and maintained, announced this year’s recipients of its Customer Appreciation Awards, which celebrate the unique strategies customers in complex manufacturing industries have put in place to successfully drive innovation and evolution in their digital manufacturing, quality and MRO sustainment operations with iBase-t.

The awards were presented at the company’s business and user conference, Excelerate, which took place November 7-10, 2022 in Orlando, FL. The event featured informative content, presentations, and real-world, peer-presented case studies representing a cross section of complex manufacturing industries, providing attendees practical, applicable strategies for maximizing the value of their iBase-t investment.

“Back in-person, we are excited to say Excelerate 2022 was an incredible success,” said Naveen Poonian, President and CEO iBase-t. “We are proud to host customers from the world’s most complex manufacturing industries including medical device, ship building, space, electronics, and aerospace & defense along with a distinguished group of industry thought leaders. Learning from the best and the brightest using iBase-t solutions to drive innovation throughout their organization. We take great pride celebrating our customers’ success – and Excelerate offers the perfect stage to honor so many distinguished leaders in our industry.”

Highlighted customer presentations included stories and testimonials from industry leaders such as:

  • Chelsea Morgan, Sr Process Improvement Leader: Supply Chain; GE Edison Works
  • Kristie Coleman, Enterprise Architect; Lockheed Martin

A panel of MRO Sustainment customers including:

  • Bertha Shive, Process Analyst – Aftermarket; Moog
  • Andrew Bennie, Process Improvement; Insitu

The conference also featured thought-leading keynotes from:

  • Lt. Col. Waldo “Wingman” Waldman, decorated fighter pilot and New York Times bestselling author
  • Rick Franzosa, Sr. Director, Analyst at Gartner with insights on manufacturing transformation and the role of technology


About iBase-t

iBase-t is a software company that simplifies how complex products are built and maintained. Founded in Southern California in 1986, iBase-t solutions ensure digital continuity across manufacturing, quality, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations on a global scale. The iSeries, powered by Solumina, is a cloud-native platform that establishes a digital ecosystem to drive innovation and improve operational performance. With offices in the U.S., UK, France, and India, iBase-t customers include Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rolls Royce, Pratt & Whitney, and Textron.