Joe Hudspeth is the Director of Business Development for Global Marine at BAE Systems in Endicott, NY. BAE Systems offers complete, efficient propulsion and auxiliary power systems utilizing hybrid technology. Mr. Hudspeth has been involved with maritime sales, marketing, and product development since 2000. He currently serves as a regional co-chairman for the Passenger Vessel Association, is a judge for the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association student design competition, and frequently speaks and writes on maritime and ferry related issues. Mr. Hudspeth lives and works in Bellingham, WA and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western Washington University.