Barry Cole

Barry Cole

Executive VP and Director of Technology Development
OTEC International LLC
Barry R. Cole has over 38 years of engineering, manufacturing, production and operations, research and development, quality and program management experience-over 27 years at a senior and executive level. Mr. Cole assembled and led teams on large and diverse projects in private industry and government, ranging in value from $5 Million to over $1.5 Billion. He has broad hands-on manufacturing, shipbuilding, operations and project management experience and has worked within teams to successfully develop, produce and deploy numerous first of kind automobiles, submarines, ships and manufacturing systems. He is a graduate of Indiana Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, and received his Master of Public Administration (Procurement and Contracting) from George Washington University. He has been a published author and college professor in the Virginia Community College System. He is an inventor with four patents issued and five pending. After serving the US Navy as a civilian for more than 22 years, Mr. Cole is now embarked on his third career, building an emerging company and industry relating to OTEC Technology.