Key Participants

A Who's-Who of the engineering software community (CAD/CAE/CAM/PDM/PLM/BIM/GIS) participated in COFES 2010:

  • Al Dean, Editor-in-Chief, DEVELOP3D, x3d Media
  • Alejandra Amescua, Industrial Designer, Arizona State University
  • Allan Behrens, Managing Director, Taxal
  • Andreas Vlahinos, Principal, Advanced Engineering Solutions
  • Andy Barlow, Senior Director, Business Development, PTC
  • Anne Isaacs, Managing Partner, Satory Global
  • Arnold van der Weide, President, Open Design Alliance
  • Barry Hartzberg, Managing Partner, Satory Global
  • Beate Størkson, Business Development Manager, Software Innovation
  • Bill Barnes, General Manager, Lattice Technology
  • Blake Courter, Co-Founder, SpaceClaim
  • Bo Burlingham, Editor-at Large, Inc. Magazine
  • Bob Bean, Executive Vice-President, Kubotek USA
  • Bob Bennett, Vice-President, Luxology
  • Bob Courtland, President, Robert D. Courtland, Chtd.
  • Bob Deragisch, Manager, Enterprise Systems, Parker Hannifin
  • Bob Mayer, COO, IMSI/Design
  • Bob McNeel, President, Robert McNeel & Associates
  • Bob Tilove, Technical Fellow, General Motors R&D
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research
  • Brad Peebler, President, Luxology
  • Brenda Discher, Vice-President Industry Marketing, Autodesk
  • Brian Seitz, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Bruce Jenkins, CEO, Ora Research
  • Bruce Morgan, Partner, MS3D Technologies
  • Buzz Kross, Senior Vice-President, Manufacturing Solutions, Autodesk
  • Carmel Conroy, Senior Manager, Sescoi
  • Carol Popovich, Microchip FIRST Community Relations Manager, Microchip Technology
  • Carolyn Castillo, Business Operations Specialist, Boeing
  • Chad Jackson, Vice-President of Research, Aberdeen
  • Chris Bober, Director, MicroStation Product Line, Bentley
  • Chris De Neef, Owner, Fast Track Consulting
  • Chris France, CIO, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
  • Chris Kay, CEO, Integware
  • Chris Randles, President & CEO, SpaceClaim
  • Chris Williams, CEO, Vuuch
  • Christine Longwell, Owner, Longwell DesignWorks
  • Chuck Paulsen, Director, AMPS Technologies
  • Cristiano Sacchi, CEO, Novedge
  • Dallas Beddingfield, Research Analyst, Evolution Computing
  • Dan Garms, CEO, The Garms Group
  • Dan Raker, President, ConnectPress
  • Daniel Piker, Founder & CTO, Kangaroo
  • Darel Coterel, Engineering Manager, BAE Systems
  • Dave Cohn, President, David S. Cohn Consulting
  • Dave Forrester, CEO, LightWork Design
  • Dave Ullman, CEO, Robust Decisions
  • Dave Weisberg, Chief Industry Strategist, Cyon Research
  • David DiLoreto, Senior Director, Corporate Development, PTC
  • David Heller, President, IBSystems
  • David Jordani, President, Jordani Consulting Group
  • David Nevin, CEO, KollabNet
  • David Thomas, Senior Project Manager, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Dean Keith, President, Datura
  • Deb Koehler, Director of Sustainability, Xerox
  • Deelip Menezes, Blogger, Deelip.com
  • Deke Smith, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Dick Morley, Senior Consultant, Cyon Research
  • Dick Slansky, PLM Research Director, ARC
  • Dick Sowar, Partner, MS3D Technologies
  • Doc Hall, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University
  • Dominic Gallello, CEO, MSC.Software
  • Don Brown, Chairman, CPDA
  • Don Richardson, Director, Global Innovation and PLM Industry Strategy, Microsoft Corporation
  • Ed Williams, CEO, Blue Ridge Numetrics
  • Eric Doubell, President, Razorleaf
  • Erik de Keyser, CEO, Bricsys
  • Evan Yares, Principal, PureCor
  • Franco Folini, President, Novedge
  • Frank Fernandez, Corporate Vice-President, Saratech
  • Frank Patz-Brockmann, Director, Contact Software
  • Gary Vanderplaats, CEO, Vanderplaats R&D
  • Gavin Bridgeman, Director of Product Management, Tech Soft 3D
  • Geoff Butlin, CEO, TranscenData Europe
  • George Wong, Senior Principal Engineer, Boeing
  • Gina Santangelo, Graphic Designer, Arizona State University
  • Glen Smith, CEO, DriveWorks
  • Glenn Kennedy, Manager, 3D Mills and Scanners, Roland DGA
  • Graham Ross, Impossibility Remediation Specialist, Blue Sky Technical Advisers
  • Hal Burstein, CPA, Burstein & Associates
  • Hans Ehrnrooth, President, Tekla
  • Henrik Jensen, Chief Scientist, Luxion
  • Howie Markson, Director of Marketing, Spatial
  • Hunter Shaw, Director, Relex Market Development, PTC
  • Ivan Panushev, Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Jack Ring, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • James DeLaPorte, Program Manager, Gulfstream
  • Jason Li, Chief Strategy Officer, Sili-Tech
  • Jay Sheth, CEO, Innoac
  • Jay Vleeschhouwer, Senior Software Analyst, Ticonderoga Securities
  • Jean Peccoud, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
  • Jerry Walters, President, The Walters Group
  • Jesse Devitte, Managing Director, Borealis Ventures
  • Jim Brown, President, Tech-Clarity
  • Jim Gordon, Vice-President of Development, Kubotek USA
  • Joe Morray, President, Trinity Technologies
  • Joe Walsh, CEO/Founder, IntrinSIM
  • Joel Hurt, Director, Global Business Development, Leica Geosystems
  • Joel Orr, Chief Visionary, Emeritus, Cyon Research
  • John Alpine, Vice-President of R&D, Spatial
  • John Carlan, Managing Director, Javelin Technologies
  • John D'Amours, Owner & Founder, Visual Training Solutions
  • John Fox, Director, Product & Market Strategy, PTC
  • John Kennedy, Senior Manager, Autodesk
  • John Miller, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer, The Durbin Group
  • John Pasquarette, Vice-President Software Marketing, National Instruments
  • John Tocci, Virtual Construction Manager, Gilbane
  • Jon Hirschtick, Group Executive, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Jon Jarrett, Chairman, ATK Launch Systems
  • Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Karen Caswelch, CEO, Akoya
  • Keith Mountain, CEO, Spatial
  • Ken Hall, Director, Sustainable Design Systems, Gensler
  • Ken Short, Vice-President Strategy and Marketing, SIMULIA
  • Kenneth Wong, Editor, Desktop Engineering
  • Kristian Talvitie, Vice-President, PTC
  • Leslie Gordon, Senior Editor, Machine Design, Penton Media
  • Lewis Kennebrew, Vice-President, Professional Services, I-Cubed
  • Malcolm Panthaki, Founder & CTO, Comet Solutions
  • Manu Parpia, Founder & Vice-Chairman, Geometric
  • Marc Halpern, Research Director, Gartner
  • Marc Lind, Vice-President, Marketing, Aras
  • Maria Sarkar, Vice-President, DriveWorks
  • Mark Guthrie, Director PLM Business Development, Smart2Market
  • Mark Kiker, Director of Technology, HMC Architects
  • Mark Levitt, Director of Market Analysis, PTC
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE
  • Martin Livesey, Senior Development Manager, Gemcom Software
  • Martyn Day, Publisher, Develop3D, Develop3D
  • Maryam Maleki, PhD Student, Simon Fraser University
  • Matt Sederberg, CEO, T-Splines
  • Matt West, Social Media Manager, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Michael Deru, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Mike Payne, Chairman, SpaceClaim
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Monica Schnitger, President, Schnitger Corporation
  • Nail Sudin, CEO, ShareVis
  • Naren Suryadevara, Technical Director, Sescoi
  • Nathanael Miller, Engineer, NASA Langley
  • Naury Birnbaum, Vice-President, Business Strategy, ANSYS
  • Nik Pakvasa, Manager, Siemens PLM Software
  • Oleg Shilovitsky, Blogger, Daily PLM Think Tank
  • Omar Habib, Electrical Engineer, Arizona State University
  • Omid Moghadam, Personal Genomics Research, Harvard Medical School
  • Pat Hanratty, President, Manufacturing and Consulting Services
  • Paul Stallings, Vice-President of Development, Kubotek USA
  • Pete Marks, Managing Director, Design Insight
  • Pete Wells, President, Smart2Market
  • Peter Harman, Technical Director, deltatheta uk
  • Peter Schroer, President, Aras
  • Peter Thorne, Managing Director, Cambashi
  • Peter Weijmarshausen, CEO, Shapeways
  • Phares Noel, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Ping Fu, President & CEO, Geomagic
  • Prasad Boradkar, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
  • Rachael Taggart, Director of Marketing, Lattice Technology
  • Ragnar Wessman, Chief Product Strategist, Tekla
  • Rajesh Bhartiya, Founder & CEO, ProtoTech Solutions and Services
  • Randall Newton, Editor-in-Chief, VEKTORRUM
  • Ray Bagley, Director, Product Planning and Management, Spatial
  • Richard Bush, Director of Marketing, NX Digital Simulation, Siemens PLM
  • Richard Doyle, User Community Manager, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Richard McFall, PLM Consultant, CIMdata
  • Richard Riff, Ford Technical Fellow, Ford Motor Company
  • Rick Ingram, President, License Tracker
  • Rick Llewellyn, Vice-President & Director of Systems, HDR Engineering
  • Rick Rundell, Senior Director, Simulation Product Line, BSD, Autodesk
  • Rick Stavanja, PLM Manager, Wagstaff
  • Rob Woodbury, Professor, Simon Fraser University
  • Robert Anderson, Vice-President, Integrated Products, Nemetschek North America
  • Rod Levin, Partner, Computer Aided Technology
  • Ron Fritz, CEO, Tech Soft 3D
  • Roopinder Tara, President & CEO, TenLinks
  • Rupert Poon, Chief Software Architect, Romax Technology
  • Sam Miller, Electrical Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Sarah Krasley, Industry Manager, Sustainability, Autodesk
  • Satya Ganni, CEO, Adaptive 3D Technologies
  • Scott Brinks, Senior Vice-President, Logistics, Agility
  • Scott Simmons, Executive Vice-President, Technology, TechniGraphics
  • Scott Wertel, Engineer, Nammo Talley
  • Sean Burke, BIM Integration Lead, NBBJ
  • Sean Dotson, President, RND Automation & Engineering
  • Sean Flaherty, CEO, Nemetschek North America
  • Serge Leef, Vice-President and General Manager, System Level Engineering, Mentor Graphics
  • Shyamal Roy, Senior Consultant, Cyon Research
  • Silvana Nani, Management Consultant, SNMC
  • Simon Floyd, Director, Technology Strategy, Microsoft
  • Stan Przybylinski, Manager, Market Intelligence, Dassault Systemes
  • Steve Wolfe, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Tanner Brants, Business, Arizona State University
  • Ted Blacker, Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Teresa Anania, Director, Industry Management, Autodesk
  • Terry Swack, CEO & Co-Founder, Sustainable Minds
  • Thomas Teger, Vice-President of Marketing, Luxion
  • Thor Sewell, Director, Workstation Marketing, Intel Corporation
  • Tiina Koppinen, Project Manager BIM Development, Skanska Oy
  • Tim Bell, Director, Business Development, Sescoi
  • Todd Reade, President & CEO, TransMagic
  • Tom Carlisle, Director, R&D Engineering Services, CareFusion
  • Tom Conlon, President, Desktop Engineering
  • Tom Dengenis, CEO, Synchro
  • Tom Kurke, COO, Geomagic
  • Tom Pennino, President, TPTECH
  • Tom Salomone, MCAD/AEC Marketing Manager, Hewlett-Packard
  • Tom Shuga, CIM Manager, Remmele Engineering
  • Tony Pease, Director, Business Development, I-Cubed
  • Vadim Shapiro, Founder & CTO, Intact Solutions
  • Vinay Wagle, Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, CADCAM-E
  • Wes Shimanek, Senior Manager, Workstations, Intel
  • Xiuzi Ye, Chairman and CEO, New Dimension Systems
  • Yanick Fluhmann, Co-Founder, Business Development, Tech Soft 3D
  • Yannick Wittner, Director, Global Marketing & Strategy, Dassault Systemes