Key Participants

A Who's-Who of the CAD industry participated in COFES2003, including:

  • Professor Doug Acheson, Director of Computer Graphics technology, Purdue University (Indianapolis)
  • Maria Alvarez, US Research & Development Director, CoCreate
  • Bruce Bartolf, Vice-President & CTO, Gensler
  • Bob Bean, President & CEO, CADKEY
  • Peter Bilello, Senior Consultant, CIMdata
  • Rick Benoit, Techology Marketing Manager, Intel
  • Gian Paolo Bassi, Vice-President & CTO, ImpactXoft
  • Andrea Braverman, Executive Editor, ConnectPress
  • Gavin Bridgemen, Director of Consulting Engineering, Tech Soft America
  • Steve Brown, Vice-President of US Operations, CoCreate
  • Dave Burdick, President, Collaborative Visions
  • Geoff Butlin, CEO, TranscendData
  • Tom Butta, Executive Vice-President & CMO, PTC
  • Joe Caferro, Senior Systems Engineer, Parker Hannifin
  • John Callen, Vice-President Marketing, Gibbs and Associates
  • Bill Carrelli, President, Business Strategy & Marketing, EDS PLM Solutions
  • Carolyn Castillo, Project Manager, Boeing
  • Nadine Choppin, CEO and Publisher, ConnectPress
  • Lars Christensen, Vice-President, Future Technology, Selvaag Homes AS
  • David Cohn, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering Automation Report
  • Louis Columbus, Director, AMR Research
  • Jack Cook, Chief Scientist, Haestad Methods
  • Scott Cox, MCAD/AEC Marketing Manager, HP
  • Lee Cureton, CEO, ICEM
  • Tom Curry, Executive Vice-President, LMS International
  • Eric Darst, President, GroupWest
  • Rick Dove, President, Prometal Division of Extrude Hone
  • Paul Dvorak, Senior Editor, Machine Design
  • Charles Eastman, Director, PhD Program, College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Mike Evans, Senior Partner, Cambashi
  • Kristine Fallon, President, Kristine Fallon Associates
  • Ronnie Fenwick, Purdue University (Indianapolis)
  • Karen Fit, Vice-President of Marketing, Océ-USA
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE
  • Ping Fu, President and CEO, Raindrop Geomagic
  • Connell Gallagher, President, ParallelGraphics
  • Shane Gardner, Vice-President, Eagle Point
  • John Gibson, Director of Engineering, Design Products, Alias|Wavefront 
  • Andy Gomer, President, TLA Associates
  • Paul Grayson, President & CEO, Alibre
  • Joe Greco, Owner, Greco Consulting
  • Ken Hall, Director, Information and Communications Technology, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca
  • Tamas Hajas, CTO, Graphisoft R&D
  • Marc Halpern, Research Director, Design & Manufacturing, Gartner
  • Mike Harkins, National Director of Architectural Services, Pulte Home Corporation
  • Jeff Harrow, Principal, The Harrow Group
  • David Heller, President & CEO, IBSystems, Inc.
  • Jon Hirschtick, Group Executive, Dassault Systemes
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Carl Howk, Chairman, PlantSuccess
  • Dave Kasik, Technical Fellow, Boeing
  • Alan Kay, Senior Fellow, HP Labs
  • Buzz Kross, Vice-President, Manufacturing Division, Autodesk
  • Dave Jordani, President, Jordani Consulting Group
  • Alan Kay, Senior Fellow, HP Labs
  • John Kelly, Director, IT, ICE Consultants
  • Tom Kelly, President, Iced*CAD
  • Susan Koenigs, IT Director, Callison Architecture
  • John Krouse, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering Process Journal
  • Ray Kurland, President, TechniCom
  • Jerry Laiserin, Industry Analyst, LaiserinLetter
  • Harvey Levine, Principal, The Project Knowledge Group
  • Tony Lockwood, Publisher, Desktop Engineering
  • Michael Lynch, CEO, Right Hemisphere
  • Richard Malm, Consultant, Malm Associates
  • Peter Marks, Managing Director, Design Insight
  • Ron McCuskey, President, PTC/USER
  • Bob McNeel, President, Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Clem Meas, President, quickSTART Consulting
  • Bill Mitchel, Director, ISV Ecosystems, Microsoft
  • Al Moulton, President, Graphisoft US
  • Chris Morin, Vice-President, Syncroness
  • Dick Morley, President, R.Morley Inc.
  • Joe Morray, President, Trinity Technologies
  • Marv Muston, Jr. Vice-President, AUGI
  • Dennis Nagy, Principal, Technology Business Consulting
  • Nitan Nayak, PLM Global Strategy, IBM
  • Randall Newton, Editor-in-Chief, A-E-C Automation Newsletter
  • Joel Orr, Vice-President & Chief Visionary, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Mark Palmer, Project Manger, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Lou Pascarella, CTO, Dassault Systemes PDM, Dassault Systemes/ENOVIA
  • Rodger Poole, Vice-President, HLM Design
  • Greg Premetz, Technical Project Manager, Vought Aircraft Industries
  • Don Richardson, Director, Manufacturing Industry Solutions, Microsoft
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Jack Ring, Chairman, INTENT Alliance
  • Jim Rothwell, Principal, Callison Architecture
  • Jeff Rowe, Principal, Cairowest Group
  • Amy Rowell, Editor, MCADcafe.com
  • Harry Schaeffer, President, Schaeffer Automated Simulation LLC
  • Karl Schulmeisters, Technical Strategist, Engineering, Microsoft
  • Brian Seitz, President and Principal Consultant, Intellectual Arbitrage Group 
  • Rick Stavanja, Editor-in-Chief, CADwire.net
  • Andrew Stein, Principal, AJSC
  • Clinton Taylor, Technology Manager, Intel Corporation
  • Paul Teague, National Editor, Design News
  • LeAnne Thurmond, Project Automation Specialist, Fluor
  • Dave Ullman, President, Robust Decisions
  • Ken Versprille, Research Director, D.H. Brown Associates
  • Jay Vleeschhouwer, Senior Vice-President, Merrill Lynch 
  • David Weisberg, Chief Industry Strategist, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers Associates
  • Evan Yares, Vice-President & CTO, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Chris Yessios, CEO, Auto-des-sys