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Vice Admiral (Retired)

William E. “Bill” Landay III

Outside Director


  • SimV BoD member since 2022
  • Served 35+ years in the US Navy culminating in leadership roles at sea as Commanding Officer of USS Aquila (PHM-4) and USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) and ashore in various joint and acquisition billets
  • His experiences as PEO Littoral and Mine Warfare, PEO Ships, Chief of Naval Research and Director Defense Security Cooperation Agency provide an ideal background for supporting the interests of SimVentions
  • He has served as a member of the Board of Directors in several small and mid-size defense companies
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the US Naval Academy
  • Masters of Science degree in Systems Technology (C4I) from the Naval Postgraduate School
  • Graduate of the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School
  • 1998-1999 Navy Fellow in the Defense Systems Management College, Military Research Fellowship Program
  • DoD level three certified acquisition professional