Project Description

Herb Kaler

Strategic Initiatives Group

Herb provides executive leadership and oversight for SimVentions Strategic Initiatives.

“Delivering outstanding support and innovative tools to the sailors and Marines is job number one.”


  • University of Notre Dame (B.A./B.S. Aerospace Engineering)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (M.S. Telecommunication Management)
  • Executive Program Management DAWIA Certification.
  • Retired Rear Admiral US Navy (Surface Warfare Officer).
  • Commanded the USS Thorn (DD-988) and USS Exploit (MSO-440).
  • Director, Joint Theater Air and Missile Organization.
  • Program Manager for Battle Force Tactical Training Program and Advanced Tomahawk Weapon Control System.
  • Program Executive Officer for Mine Warfare.
  • Oversees Strategic Initiatives for SimVentions using his extensive Navy and DOD Contractor experience.

Larry Root, CEO

Responsible for creating, planning, and implementing the strategic direction of the company. Leads SimVentions Board of Directors and sets SimV’s Mission, Purpose, Vision, and Core Values.