Sadegh Kavoussi is Founder and President of AvMet Applications Inc in Washington DC. He is responsible for day to day management of a small business while contributing to the technical direction of the company and staff. Mr Kavoussi has led AvMet's analytical studies related to aviation weather metrics, including areas related to weather impact and associated metrics. He served as a member of the Joint Program Development Office Weather Integrated Product Team Executive Committee. contributing to the overall direction of the NextGen weather system and the development of the Operational Improvements package for aviation weather. He has also contributed to a number of aviation weather policy development areas as well as the Aviation Weather Research to Operations. Mr Kavoussi has a BS degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University and an MS degree in operations research from Stanford University.