About the Speaker
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    Anne Purtell
    Community Manager, CREST USA

    An experienced professional transitioning from a successful career in occupant protection engineering to technical community management, Anne blends technical expertise with exceptional communication and leadership skills. Her unique background in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of critical civilian and military equipment now informs my approach to building and nurturing resilient, dynamic communities at CREST International.

    Leveraging both private industry and government sector experience in disciplines spanning, design & development, test & evaluation, contract management, and research and development, Anne fosters engaging, collaborative environments where synergetic ideas thrive. Her primary focus is on:

    • Creating and sustaining an inclusive, informed community dialogue around our latest technologies and initiatives.
    • Utilizing technical insights to provide relatable, credible guidance and support to community members.
    • Driving engagement through innovative community programs, balancing technical depth with accessibility.
    • Ensuring consistent, transparent communication between CREST International and our diverse user base.