Jennifer S. Peterson, February 14, 2018



Mark Petrotta Joins SSI

Mark Petrotta

A Principal at SSI, Mark has greater than twenty years of experience in software development and systems architecture in aerospace and defense, encompassing space, land, and sea applications. He holds a OCSMP Model Builder Advanced certification in SysML, and is a Design for Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Mark received his BS from University of California, Santa Barbara, and Masters in Computer Science from Cornell, focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.​

Enhancing artificial intelligence and Systems Engineering Capability

SSI brings on Mark Petrotta to lead key aspects of the firm’s efforts in Digital Engineering and Augmented Intelligence.  Mark’s experience is an excellent fit with our work in the collaborative use of models by man and machine to stimulate ideation and accelerate innovation.  Capabilities we see as essential to succeeding in an environment riddled with disruptive change and increasing complexity.


SSI Vice President, Troy Peterson, stated they are thrilled to have Mark join the team, calling Mark a true professional.  Peterson also commented on their shared vision for the importance of augmented intelligence in innovation.  SSI is a Metro Detroit startup partnering with clients to digitally transform and accelerate the development of complex systems.  For more about SSI visit