Key Participants

A Who's-Who of the engineering software community (CAD/CAE/CAM/PDM/PLM/BIM/GIS) participated in COFES 2005:

  • Aarti Khanna, Director, Strategy & Research, Océ North America
  • Alexander Garcia-Tobar, President & CEO, Lattice3D
  • Alexandra Pratt, Editor, Connect Press, Ltd
  • Allen Razdow, CTO, Mathsoft
  • Amy Rowell, Analyst, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Andrew Anagnost, Senior Director, Product Management, Autodesk, Inc.
  • Andrew Stein, President, TAJSG
  • Anil Mehta, Corporate Partnerships, MSC.Software Corporation
  • Anil Sabharwal, General Manager, Ngrain
  • Arnold van der Weide, President, IntelliCAD Technology Consortium
  • Bill Carrelli, Vice-President, Strategic Marketing & Business Development, UGS
  • Bill Gerould, WW Discrete Manufacturing Manager, Microsoft Corporation
  • Bill Kemper, CEO, Magister Operis
  • Bill Walton, Chief Executive Officer, Givemepower.com
  • Bob Bean, COO, Kubotek USA, Inc.
  • Bob Courtland, President, Robert D. Courtland, Chtd.
  • Bob Deragisch, Group IT Manager, Parker Hannifin
  • Bob Green, Author, Cadalyst
  • Bob Mayer, Executive Vice-President, IMSI
  • Bob McNeel, President, Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Bob Merlo, Vice-President PLM Solutions, Autodesk
  • Bobby Kalra, Founder Director, Magnasoft Spatial Services
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Brad Schell, Chief Executive Officer, @Last Software
  • Brian Owen, General Partner, Masthead Venture Partners
  • Brian Quincey, Engineering Information Systems Coordinator, Glidepath Limited
  • Brian Seitz, Principal, Intellectual Arbitrage Group.
  • Brian Shepherd, Senior Vice-President, Product Management, PTC
  • Bruce Jenkins, Senior Analyst & Managing Partner, Spar Point Research
  • Bruce Winegarden, CEO, Product Sight Corporation
  • Buzz Kross, Vice-President, Manufacturing Division, Autodesk
  • Carolyn Castillo, Business Operations Specialist, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
  • Chad Sanderson, Director of Marketing, Spatial
  • Chris Carpenter, Manager of Technology Development, Esco Corporation
  • Chris Gibson, President, Neocentrix
  • Clem Meas, Principal, quickSTART Consulting
  • Connell Gallagher, President, ParallelGraphics
  • Creighton Hoke, President and CEO, NearSpace
  • Dan Armstrong, Technology Initiative Leader, Nike
  • Dan Garms, Managing Partner, Adexta
  • Dan Raker, President, Connect Press
  • Dana Fisher, Publisher, Innovate
  • Dave Burdick, President, Collaborative Visions
  • Dave Cohn, Editor-in-Chief, CADCAMNet & EAReport, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Dave Jordani, President, Jordani Consulting Group
  • Dave Kasik, Technical Fellow, Boeing
  • Dave Primrose, Vice President, NX Marketing, UGS
  • Dave Ullman, President, Robust Decisions
  • Dave Vredenburgh, CEO, RuleStream Corporation
  • Dave Weisberg, Chief Industry Strategist, Cyon Research Corporation
  • David Chang, Chief Scientist, General Motors Corporation
  • David Greenbaum, President, Axiom
  • David Heller, President, IBSystems
  • David Little, Principal Technical Strategist, Coade
  • David Weinberger, Fellow, Harvard Law School, BCIS
  • Dick Morley, President, R. Morley, Inc.
  • Dominique Florack, , Dassault Systemes
  • Drew Mattison, Design Industry Manager, Alias
  • Ed Clark, President, Axiom
  • Ed Lick, IT CAD Support Manager, STV
  • Ed Miller, President, CIMdata
  • Eileen Clegg, Visual Journalist, Visual Insight
  • Evan Caille, President, PTC/USER
  • Evan Yares, President, Open Design Alliance
  • Frank Marzigliano, Partner Business Development Manager, HP
  • Gary Kuba, Vice-President of Business Development, RuleStream
  • Geoff Butlin, Chief Executive Officer, TranscenData Europe
  • George Wong, Senior Principal Engineer, Boeing
  • Greg Milliken, President & CEO, Alibre
  • Greg Smith, CEO, Immersive Design
  • Harvey Levine, Principal, The Project Knowledge Group
  • Heikki Kulusjärvi, President & CEO, Solibri
  • Iain Michel, Vice-President, Business Development and Strategic Planning, PTC
  • Jack Ring, Owner, Innovation Management
  • Jay Vleeschhouwer, First Vice-President, Merrill Lynch
  • Jeff Harrow, Principal, The Harrow Group
  • Jeff Rowe, Editor-in-Chief, MCADCafe.com
  • Jerry Laiserin, Editor & Publisher, LaiserinLetter
  • Jerry Sarfati, Marketing Manager, IBM
  • Jesse Devitte, Managing Director, Borealis Ventures
  • Jim Scapa, CEO, Altair Engineering
  • Jim Wilson, Chairperson, PLM World
  • Joe Walsh, Vice-President Business Development, Simmetrix
  • Joel Orr, Vice-President & Chief Visionary, Cyon Research Corporation
  • John Alpine, Chief Technology Officer, CoCreate Software
  • John Cristofano, Senior Manager, Public Relations, Adobe Systems
  • John Kawola, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Z Corporation
  • John Krouse, Industry Analyst, Krouse Associates
  • John Macrino, Enterprise Project Manager, Northrop Grumman
  • John McEleney, CEO, SolidWorks
  • John Moore, Director, Industry Analyst Relations, Dassault Systemes
  • Jon Hirschtick, Chairman, SolidWorks
  • Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Jon Widney, Vice-President, NavisWorks
  • Josh Healan, Director of Business Development, Penton Custom Media
  • Judy Schriener, Editor-in-Chief, McGraw-Hill Construction
  • Julian Gomez, Senior Scientist, RIACS/NASA Ames Research Center
  • Karen Fitt, Vice-President of Advertising and Public Relations, Océ North America
  • Karl Schulmeisters, Technical Strategist, Engineering/PLM, Microsoft
  • Kathleen Maher, Senior Analyst, Jon Peddie Research
  • Keith Mountain, President and COO, Spatial
  • Ken Anderson, Director of Acrobat Product Management, Adobe Systems
  • Ken Versprille, Research Director, Design Creation & Validation,
  • Kim Spinsby, Manager, CAX, Siemens
  • Korhan Sevenler, Director of Xerox PLM, Xerox
  • Kristine Fallon, President, Kristine Fallon Associates
  • Les Stewart, Program Integration Mgr - RMS IT, Raytheon
  • Lester Craft, Editor-in-Chief, Innovate Magazine, Advanstar
  • Lynne Saunders, Vice-President of Marketing, Actify
  • Malcolm Davies, COO, Gehry Technologies
  • Marc Halpern, Research Director, PLM, Gartner
  • Mark Thomas, President and Founder, Right Hemisphere
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE
  • Martyn Day, Publishing Director MCAD, EDA, Ltd
  • Marv Muston, Consultant, AUGI
  • Mary Czerwinski, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
  • Michael Folkers, Adobe, Senior Product Manager, Adobe Systems
  • Michael Kaplan, Director of Engineering, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Systems
  • Michael Lynch, CEO, Right Hemisphere
  • Michael Topolovac, CEO, Arena Solutions
  • Mike Burkett, Research Director, PLM, AMR Research
  • Mike Hoffmann, Vice-President of Corporate Marketing, MSC.Software Corporation
  • Mike Jackson, Senior Developer, Cyon Research
  • Mike Lazear, , Archway Systems
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Mike Tanner, President, Adexta
  • Naotake Kakishita, President, Kubotek USA
  • Neil Peterson, CTO, Open Design Alliance
  • Nik Pakvasa, Product Marketing Manager, UGS
  • Pat Hanratty, President, Manufacturing and Consulting Services (MCS)
  • Patrick Aragon, Product Marketing Manager, Adobe Systems
  • Paul Stallings, Head of Research, Kubotek USA
  • Paul Teague, National Editor, Design News
  • Pete Marks, Managing Director, Design Insight
  • Pete Wells, President, Smart2Market
  • Peter Heath, Director, Product Management, Elysium
  • Peter Thorne, Director, Cambashi Limited
  • Phil Kreiker, Vice-President, Looking Glass Microproducts
  • Pierre Tager, Senior Product Manager, Adobe Systems
  • Ping Fu, President & CEO, Raindrop Geomagic
  • Rachael Taggart, President, Strategic Reach PR
  • Raj Khoshoo, Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives, UGS
  • Randall Newton, Editor-in-Chief, AECnews, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Randy Ochs, President & CEO, Actify
  • Randy Schwan, Manager, Global Release & Change Management, BorgWarner Emissions/Thermal Systems
  • Richard Bush, Product Marketing Manager, NX Digital Simulation, UGS
  • Richard Doyle, Design, Drafting & CAD Implementation, Principal, JLD Design and Drafting
  • Rick Benoit, Business Development Manager, Intel
  • Rick Stavanja, Editor-in-Chief, CADwire.net, Cyon Research Corporation
  • Rob Bou, President, Ashlar-Vellum
  • Roger Nagel, Senior Fellow, Harvey E. Wagner Professor, Lehigh University
  • Ron Fritz, Managing Partner, Tech Soft America
  • Sam Miller, Virtual Reality Team Manager, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Sandy Gramley, Product Manager, HP
  • Sandy Joung, Business Development Manager, Mathsoft
  • Sanjay Deshmukh, Business Development Manager - U3D, Intel
  • Sara Ferris, Editor-in-Chief, Cadalyst
  • Scott Baker, Manager, Advance Design & Packaging RWD, DaimlerChrysler
  • Scott Hirsch, CEO, SecureWebs
  • Seena Peck, Communications Manager, PLM Solutions, IBM
  • Steve Thomas, Senior Principal Engineer, Boeing
  • Steve Wolfe, Chief Executive, CAD/CAM Publishing
  • Terry Wohlers, President, Wohlers Associates
  • Theo Omtzigt, CEO, Supercomputing Solutions
  • Thomas Heermann, Product Manager, Design Products, Alias
  • Tim Webb, Director of Marketing and Customer Satisfaction, MSC.Software
  • Tod Woolf, CEO, IPIFINI
  • Todd Benjamin, Product Manager, PowerMac, Apple Computer
  • Todd Evans, Director, Corporate Communications, MSC.Software
  • Tom Clay, President, Z Corporation
  • Tom Gill, Director, CAE Technology & Support, Freudenberg-NOK
  • Tom Kelly, President, Deligo Technologies
  • Tom Kurke, VP, Business Development, Bentley Systems
  • Tom Lazear, Chairman, Archway Systems
  • Tom Reyburn, Senior Partnership Manager, Apple Computer
  • Tom Salomone, MDA Segment Manager - Worldwide, HP
  • Travis Brown, Technology Manager, Apple Computer
  • Warren Harris, President, INCAT
  • Wilfried Gräbert, President, GiveMePower GmbH
  • Yannick Fluhmann, Co-Founder, Business Development, Tech Soft America
  • Yannick Wittner, , Dassault Systemes