Key Participants

Key Participants

A Who's-Who of the engineering software community(CAD/CAE/CAM/PDM/PLM/BIM/GIS) participated in COFES2004, including:

  • Vassilis Agouridas, Teaching and Research Fellow, University of Leeds
  • David Albert, Consultant, Albert-Battaglin Consulting Group
  • John Alpine, CTO, CoCreate Software
  • Kurt Ameringer, Architectural Consultant, Graphisoft
  • Andrew Anagnost, Senior Director, Product Solutions Management, Autodesk
  • Ken Anderson, Director, Acrobat Product Management, Adobe Systems
  • Jamie Baker, Program Manager, Intel Corporation
  • Scott Baker, Manager, Engineering Process Development, DaimlerChrysler
  • Chris Barron, President, C. L. Barron Consulting
  • Carl Bass, COO, Autodesk
  • Allan Behrens, Director, Cambashi
  • Rick Benoit, Program Marketing Manager, Intel Corporation
  • Steve Benson, COO, 4DataLink
  • Allen Bierbaum, President, Infiscape
  • Michael Bierman, SVG Engineer, Open Design Alliance
  • Graham Birch, Director, Product Management, PTC
  • Mike Bloor, Business Unit Manager, ESI Group
  • Rob Bou, President, Ashlar-Vellum
  • Gavin Bridgeman, Director of Consulting Engineering, Tech Soft America
  • Robert Broad, Director of Product Engineering, Pulte Home Sciences
  • Jim Brown, President, Tech-Clarity
  • Dave Burdick, President, Collaborative Visions
  • Richard Bush, Product Marketing Manager, UGS PLM Solutions
  • Geoff Butlin, CEO, TranscendData Europe
  • Ron Butterman, Director, Océ-USA
  • Evan Caille, Director, PTC/USER
  • John Callen, Vice-President, Gibbs and Associates
  • Bill Carrelli, President, Business Strategy, UGS PLM Solutions
  • Carolyn Castillo, Business Operations, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
  • David Chang, Chief Scientist, General Motors
  • Ted Chumas, Partner, Henniker River Group
  • Ed Clark, President, Axiom
  • Eileen Clegg, Visual Journalist, Global Learning Resources
  • David Cohn, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering Automation Report
  • Dave Colby, Publisher, Desktop Engineering
  • Louis Columbus, Senior Analyst, Core Technologies, AMR Research
  • Scott Cox, MCAD/AEC Marketing Manager, Hewlett-Packard
  • John Cristofano, Senior PR Manager, Adobe Systems
  • Jim Culberson, Managing Director, Matrix Applied Computing
  • Jesse Devitte, Managing Director, Borealis Ventures
  • Sean Dotson, Senior Mechanical Engineer, PGT Industries
  • Rick Dove, Chairman, Paradigm Shift International
  • Richard Doyle, Director, SolidWorks User Group Network
  • Ed Eaton, Senior Industrial Designer, DiMonte Group
  • Doug Eberhard, CTO, Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Todd Evans, Director, Corporate Communications, MSC.Software
  • Kristine Fallon, President, Kristine Fallon Associates
  • Sara Ferris, Executive Editor, Cadalyst
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE
  • Dana Fisher, Group Publisher, Advanstar Communications
  • Karen Fitt, Vice-President, Advertising and PR, Océ-USA
  • Yanick Fluhmann, Co-Founder, Tech Soft America
  • Mike Folkers, Senior Product Manager, Acrobat, Adobe Systems
  • Antonio Franceschi, Writer, Tecnologie Meccaniche
  • Julie Fraser, Principal, Industry Directions
  • Ron Fritz, Managing Partner, Tech Soft America
  • Ping Fu, President and CEO, Raindrop Geomagic
  • Jason Fucik, Optical Engineer, Raytheon
  • Alexander Garcia-Tobar, President & CEO, Lattice3D
  • Raymond Gaynor, Vice-President, Asia-Pacific Operations, MSC.Software
  • Hong Gao, Vice-President of Development, KollabNet
  • Alex Garcia-Tobar, President & CEO, Lattice3D
  • John Gibson, Director of Engineering, Design Products, Alias
  • Tom Gill, Director, CAE Technology & Support, Freudenberg-NOK
  • Ralph Grabowski, Publisher, upFronteZine
  • Joe Greco, Owner, Greco Consulting
  • David Greenbaum, CEO, Axiom
  • Ken Hall, Manager, Architectural Information Systems, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca
  • Marc Halpern, Research Director, Design and Manufacturing, Gartner
  • Dustin Hanson, Manufacturing Solutions Marketing Manager, Intel Corporation
  • Mike Harkins, Director, Architectural Technologies, Pulte Home Corporation
  • Casper Harnung, CEO, FableFlow
  • Warren Harris, President, INCAT
  • Jeff Harrow, Principal, The Harrow Group
  • Stephen Hartley, Director, Technology Services, TKDA
  • David Heller, President, IBSystems
  • Jim Heppelmann, Executive Vice-President Software Products & CPO, PTC
  • Jon Hirschtick, Group Executive, Dassault Systemes
  • Ralph Hodgson, CEO, TopQuadrant
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Bruce Jenkins, Principal and Senior Analyst, Spar Point Research
  • Richard Jones, Vice-President, Product Development, Autodesk
  • Michael Kaplan, Director, Emerging Business Atmospheres, Web 3D, Adobe Systems
  • Igal Kaptsan, Vice-President & CTO, Kollabnet
  • Dave Kasik, Technical Fellow, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Chris Kelley, Vice-President, Marketing Communications, UGS PLM Solutions
  • Tom Kelly, President, Iced*CAD
  • Mark Kiker, Director, Core Technology, DMJM
  • Susanmarie Koenigs, IT Director, Callison Architecture
  • John Koza, Consulting Professor, Stanford University
  • Phil Kreiker, Vice-President, Looking Glass Microproducts
  • Buzz Kross, Vice-President, Manufacturing Division, Autodesk
  • John Krouse, Editor, Engineering Process Journal
  • Ray Kurland, President, TechniCom
  • Jerry Laiserin, Industry Analyst, LaiserinLetter
  • Harvey Levine, President, Project Knowledge Group
  • Diane Li, Product Manager, Autodesk
  • David Little, Principal Technical Strategist, COADE
  • Walt Lounsbury, Senior Engineer. Open Design Alliance
  • Michael Lynch, CEO, Right Hemisphere
  • Dan Maas, Director, Technology Transition, Extrude Hone Corporation
  • Kathleen Maher, Editor-in-Chief, Jon Peddie Research
  • Richard Malm, Principal, Malm Associates
  • Peter Marks, Managing Director, Design Insight
  • Dominique Mathieu, Vice-President, Dassault Systemes
  • Bob Mayer, Executive Vice-President, IMSI
  • John McEleney, CEO, SolidWorks
  • Bob McNeel, President, Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Clem Meas, President, quickSTART Consulting
  • Anil Mehta, Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships, MSC.Software
  • Bill Miller, P/A/E/C Solutions Manager, ESRI
  • Ed Miller, President, CIMdata
  • Sam Miller, Virtual Reality Team Manager, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Omid Moghadam, Director, Strategic Programs Development, Intel Corporation
  • Joe Morray, President, Trinity Technologies
  • Al Moulton, President, Black Rock Enterprises
  • Keith Mountain, Vice-President of Marketing, Spatial
  • Marv Muston, President, Autodesk User Group International
  • Dennis Nagy, Principal, Technology Business Consulting
  • Randall Newton, Editor-in-Chief, A-E-C Automation Newsletter
  • Bob Nierman, Executive Vice-President of Business Strategy and Marketing, UGS PLM Solutions
  • Randy Ochs, President & CEO, Actify
  • Joel Orr, Vice-President & Chief Visionary, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Jim Osborne, Director, CAE Marketing , UGS PLM Solutions
  • Knut Oxnevad, Senior Researcher, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Michael Parisi, PLM Application Engineer, Symbol Technologies
  • Ravi Patil, PLM Strategic Manager, IBM
  • Mike Payne, CEO, Spatial
  • Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Frank Perna, CEO, MSC.Software
  • Neil Peterson, CTO, Open Design Alliance
  • Alexandra Pratt, Managing Editor, ConnectPress
  • David Primrose, Vice-President, NX Marketing, UGS PLM Solutions
  • Randall Rath, Webmaster, VB Design
  • Tom Reyburn, Senior Parthership Manager, Apple Computer
  • Don Richardson, Director, Manufacturing Solutions, Microsoft
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Richard Riff, Ford Technical Fellow, Ford Motor Company
  • Jack Ring, Chairman, INTENT Alliance
  • Grant Rochelle, Marketing Manager, Co-Create
  • Graham Ross, Manager, New Hardware Development, Cardinal Health
  • Randi Rost, Director, Developer Relations, 3Dlabs
  • Jim Rothwell, Principal, Callison Architecture
  • Jeff Rowe, Principal, Cairowest Group
  • Amy Rowell, Industry Analyst, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Ville Rousu, Software Manager, Tekla Corporation
  • Anil Sabharwal, General Manager, NGRAIN Technology, NGRAIN Corporation
  • Chad Sanderson, Director, Marketing, Spatial
  • Mark Sawyer, Director of Worldwide Field Operations, Graphisoft
  • Michael Scheller, Director of Engineering, Böwe Bell and Howell
  • Karl Schulmeisters, Technical Strategist, Engineering/PLM, Microsoft
  • Judy Schriener, Editor-in-Chief, Construction.com
  • Chris Sciacca, Strategic Communications Manager, PLM, IBM
  • Brian Seitz, President and Principal Consultant, Intellectual Arbitrage Group 
  • Brian Shepherd, Senior Vice-President, Product Management, PTC
  • Sarah Slaughter, President, MOCA Systems
  • Greg Smith, CEO, Immersive Design
  • Larry Snyder, Vice-President, Products Division, The AEgis Technologies Group
  • Sandro Sozzi, President, CAX.WEB Consulting
  • Rick Stavanja, Editor-in-Chief, CADwire.net
  • Andrew Stein, Senior Director, Software Business Development, Leica Geosystems
  • Les Stewart, Engineering Computing Manager, Raytheon
  • Michael Tanner, Managing Director, The Chasm Group, LLC
  • Roopinder Tara, Editor, TenLinks
  • Paul Teague, National Editor, Design News
  • Peter Thompson, Managing Director, NavisWorks Ltd
  • Siu Tong, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Engineous Software
  • Michael Topolovac, CEO, Arena Solutions
  • Jane Trenaman, COO, ESI North America
  • Neculai Tutos, Vice-President, Business Development, Dassault Systemes
  • Dave Ullman, President, Robust Decisions
  • Ken Versprille, Research Director, Design Creation and Validation, Collaborative Product Development Associates
  • David Vredenburgh, CEO, RuleStream Corporation
  • Bill Walton, President & CEO, Give Me Power
  • David Weisberg, Chief Industry Strategist, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Uwe Weissflog, Founding Partner, Pathway Guidance - Europe
  • Marty Welch, Executive Vice-President and COO, ImpactXoft
  • Pete Wells, President, Smart2Market
  • Ragnar Wessman, Director, Product Development, Tekla Corporation
  • Bruce Winegarden, President & CEO, Product Sight Corporation
  • Jim Wilson, Chairman, PLM World
  • Steve Wolfe, Publisher, CADCAMNet
  • Evan Yares, President, Open Design Alliance
  • Chris Yessios, President, AutoDesSys