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Jonathan Lane
Founder and Principal

CEO/President/ Founder Bayden Engineering, est. 1993

Director of Engineering/Co-founder Searchmont Engine Company, LLC., est. 2006


Jonathan Lane is a graduate B.S.M.E. from the University of South Florida, with forty years of design and engineering experience. His resume details working twelve years as a “direct” for various fortune 500 companies including Boeing, General Dynamics and Bell Helicopter. He then created his own service company Bayden Engineering, out of his garage in 1993 in Orlando, Florida. The company specializes in providing products and services across all engineering disciplines within Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial design,  Consumer Products and Heavy Industries.  His skill set includes 3D CAD and  PLM (Product Life-Cycle Management) consulting,  CAD training, engineering design offload, and computer mock–up (solid modeling). His company was a Value Added Reseller for the DASSAULT product line, including ENOVIA, SmarTeam, CATIA and SolidWorks.  Additionally, Bayden Engineering, was the southeast regional business partner and an application specialist for IBM.

His main area of expertise is in the handling of legacy aircraft data. He is an expert in aircraft lofting (surface generation) as well as interpreting legacy aircraft drawings (blueprints) in order to create 3D solid models which can be directly used to fabricate tools, fixtures or be machined directly.

He is proficient as a product designer and has been instrumental in helping clients design and fabricate various inventions and devices for the consumer product market. In 2006, he formed an additional company called Searchmont, where he served as director of engineering.  That company was developing new technologies in pump and engine design. Searchmont owns two patents on its specialized technology. Searchmont was officially closed in 2015.

His additional accomplishments include serving as chairman of Solid Modeling Committee for CATIA Operators Exchange (COE) for 4 years. He has published several articles about proper 3D solid modeling techniques.  

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