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Ryan Marceau

Ryan Marceau

Director, Technology Transition

Ryan is a member of the Business Strategy Group and Senior Scientist at Aptima, Inc. Ryan is an experienced commercial Product Manager with a background in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. As a Senior Scientist, he manages and contributes to multiple projects aimed at defining performance requirements, designing training, developing performance measurement systems, and evaluating the effectiveness of training systems. Ryan leverages his product management experience to identify and support opportunities for technology transition to commercial applications. Specifically, he has worked extensively with the United States Marine Corps (USMC) on multiple projects involving the design and implementation of digital applications for training measurement and performance assessment across multiple domains. Several of these efforts leveraged and applied Aptima’s SPOTLITE® performance assessment tool to USMC training environments including the Infantry Immersion Trainer (IIT), USMC IED Defeat Mobile Training Teams (MTT), and USMC School of Infantry (SOI) Infantry Unit Leaders Course. Products of these efforts are now being leveraged to develop commercial applications of SPOTLITE across Medical and Law Enforcement domains.

Ryan received his M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University and a B.A. in Psychology from St. Michaels College. He is an Associate Member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a member of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists (SIOP). 


Notable Publications

Horn, Z. N. J., Poeppelman, T. R., & Marceau, R. (2013, March). SPOTLITE: The next generation of performance assessment technology. Session presented at the New Learning Technologies Conference, March 2013, Orlando, FL.

Puglisi, M., Geyer, A., Walker, A., Freeman, J., Marceau, R., & Marc, Y. (2012). Building experts in the Marine Corps. Marine Corps Gazette, 96(6), 27-29.

Freeman, J., Walker, A., Puglisi, M., Geyer, A., Marceau, R., & Marc, Y. (2011). Cognitive and perceptual skills involved in Combat Hunter expertise: Exploratory evidence for a new training framework. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference. Arlington, VA: NDIA. Winner, 2011 Aptima Best Paper Award.

Horn, Z. N. J., Diedrich, F. J., Dean, C., Artis, S., Jefferson, T., & Marceau, R. (2009). Observations of behavior and communication in rifle marksmanship training. In G. Riccio and F. J. Diedrich (Eds.), An Initiative in Outcomes-Based Training and Education (pp. 77-90). Technical Report, U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, Ft. Meade, MD.

Wiese, E. E., Nungesser, R., Marceau, R., Puglisi, M., & Frost, B. (2007). Assessing trainee performance in field and simulation-based training: Development and pilot study results. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Arlington, VA: NDIA.

For more information about Mr. Marceau’s publications, please contact aptima_info@aptima.com.