President, Kongsberg Digital Simulation Ltd.
Clayton Burry holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and professional education designations from Harvard Law School and the Ivey School of Business. He has spent the past thirty years in senior management and negotiation positions with engineering, metal fabrication, marine communications and simulation firms.
Clayton’s career has included work in oil & gas, port economics, defence, satellite communications and maritime simulation. Notable career highlights include managing the simulation study for the expansion of the Panama Canal and serving as the founder of both The Journal of Ocean Technology and The Ocean Innovation Conference. He is a lifelong advocate for maritime technologies and related careers.
Following a decade at the Canadian Centre for Marine Communications at Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute, he held several posts with Kongsberg’s simulation division, including area sales manager for Canada, VP sales – Americas and acting general manager – Americas. Now into his twelfth year with Norwegian-based Kongsberg Gruppen AS, Clayton serves as president of Kongsberg Digital Simulation Ltd., the Canadian Kongsberg subsidiary responsible for sales and service of maritime simulation and digital solutions for the Canadian merchant, naval and offshore market segments.
Clayton Burry will speak during the Day Three Technical Sessions.