Zach Jasnoff has over 25 years experience in Life Cycle Cost estimating on a wide range of defense programs and is an acknowledged expert in Affordability Management. Mr. Jasnoff began his career at the United States General Accountability Office (GAO) where he was responsible for independent audits and investigations of defense acquisition programs.
Mr. Jasnoff then broadened his career in parametric lifecycle estimating while serving in various positions at Boeing, PRICE Systems (mid-1990's) and Lockheed-Martin. At Lockheed-Martin he was responsible for managing the Affordability Analysis group, and was the "Cost as an Independent Variable" (CAIV) author for the Littoral Combat Ship Proposal. He has won several awards from the International Society of Parametric Analysts (ISPA) for various presentations on CAIV and advanced estimating methodologies.
Most recently, Mr. Jasnoff served as Vice President/Director of Business Resiliency at JPMorganChase. In this position, he managed a staff responsible for developing new models for measuring resiliency, value-at-risk and Total Cost of Ownership. Mr. Jasnoff is also a firm believer in lifelong learning and, in August 2006, received his M.S.E in Technology Management from Penn Engineering and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Wharton, Mr. Jasnoff was part of a team that developed intellectual property for the financial sector in Business Resiliency. He also holds an M.B.A from American University and B.A. from Villanova University.