Key Participants

A Who's-Who of the engineering software community (CAD/CAE/CAM/PDM/PLM/BIM/GIS) participated in COFES 2014:

  • Adrian Gheorghe, Professor, Old Dominion University
  • Adrian Salvador, Student, Arizona State University
  • Allan Behrens, Managing Director, Taxal
  • Allan Partridge, Principal, Group 2
  • Amir Rubin, CEO (Chief Parakeet), Paracosm
  • Amy Rowell, Principal Analyst, Four Winds Research
  • Anatoly Savin, CEO, Maginfo
  • Andrew Rink, Manufacturing Industries Marketing Strategy, NVIDIA Corporation
  • Antoine Reymond, Senior Strategic Alliances Manager, Professional Graphics, AMD
  • Arnold van der Weide, President, Open Design Alliance
  • Avi Dabir, Director of Developer Relations, Leap Motion
  • Bhaskar Saha, Research Scientist, Palo Alto Research Center
  • Bill Barnes, General Manager, Lattice Technology
  • Bill Boswell, Senior Director, Partner Strategy, Siemens PLM
  • Bill Cochell, Director, Custom Applications, Design Parametrics
  • Biplab Sarkar, CTO, Nemetschek Vectorworks
  • Bob Anthonyson, Vice-President, Business Development, SofTech
  • Bob Courtland, President, Robert D. Courtland, Chtd.
  • Bob Deragisch, Director, Engineering Services, Parker Hannifin
  • Bob Mayer, COO, IMSI/Design
  • Boris Shoov, Executive Vice-President, AMC Bridge
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research
  • Brett Hillhouse, Worldwide Automotive Executive, IBM
  • Brian Grogan, Director, Product Management & Marketing, Siemens PLM
  • Brian Lockyear, Principal, Parametric Design Solutions
  • Brian Seitz, Enterprise Architect, Cyon Research
  • Carlos Koch, Founder, Meebox
  • Carolyn Castillo, Project Manager, The Center for Understanding Change
  • Chad Jackson, President and Founder, Lifecycle Insights
  • Charlie Krueger, CEO, BigLever Software
  • Chris De Neef, Owner, Fast Track Consulting
  • Chris Smith, Chief Analyst, Cloud Pragmatics
  • Chris Williams, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Lagoa
  • Chris Wood, Vice-President, Santa Fe Institute
  • Chuck House, Executive Director, InnovaScapes Institute
  • Dallas Beddingfield, COO, Evolution Computing
  • Dan Denehy, PDM Systems, Boeing
  • Dan Dunbar, Vice-President, Global Component Software, Siemens PLM
  • Dan Raker, President, ConnectPress
  • Dan Sokol, CEO, DISCUS Software
  • Dan Staples, Vice-President, Mainstream Engineering, Siemens PLM Software
  • Dave Forrester, CEO, Lightwork Design
  • Dave Hadfield, Vice-President, Customer Solutions, IntegWare
  • Dave Opsahl, Vice-President of Corporate Development, Tech Soft 3D
  • Dave Ullman, Chief Scientist, Robust Decisions
  • Dave Weisberg, Chief Industry Strategist, Cyon Research
  • David Heller, Managing Director, HTS Creative
  • David Prawel, President, LongView Advisors
  • David Segal, Director, Go-to-Market Strategy, Dassault Systemes ENOVIA
  • David Sherburne, Director, Engineering IT, Carestream Health
  • Denis Morais, Chief Technology Officer, SSI
  • Dennis Nagy, Principal, BeyondCAE
  • Dennis Page, President, Twitch Technologies
  • Dick Morley, Director of Innovation, Cyon Research
  • Diego Tamburini, Senior Industry Program Manager, Manufacturing, Autodesk
  • Doc Hall, Founder, Compression Institute
  • Don Clark, Schneider Fellow, Schneider Electric
  • Don Jacob, Vice-President, Engineering, Bluebeam Software
  • Don Tolle, Director, Systems Engineering & Simulation Practice, CIMdata
  • Doug Brinley, CEO, Glapin Milphrey
  • Ed Finn, Director, Center for Science and the Imagination
  • Edward Conroy, Vice-President, Engineering, SolidPartners
  • Eli Attia, Architect, Eli Attia Architect
  • Elise Moss, Mechanical Engineer, Moss Designs
  • Eric Doubell, President, Razorleaf
  • Eric Lau, Director of Business Development, Leap Motion
  • Eric Richardson, Director, Business Architecture, Microsoft
  • Eric Trexler, Senior Software Designer, Amada America
  • Evan Knuttila, Vice-President- Sales, PLM Components, Siemens PLM
  • Evan Yares, General Manager, Nanosoft USA
  • Fabien Chauviré, Vice-President of Sales, Redway3D
  • Frank Sarno, Director of Project Controls, M.A. Mortenson Company
  • Frank Soqui, General Manager, Technical Computing, Intel
  • Gavin Bridgeman, Vice-President of Products, Tech Soft 3D
  • Geoffrey Butlin, CEO, TranscenData Europe
  • George Dyson, Historian of Technology,
  • Glen Smith, CEO and Co-Founder, DriveWorks
  • Greg Marr, Chief Architect, Kubotek USA
  • Henrik Jensen, Chief Scientist, Luxion
  • Hubertus Tummescheit, CEO, Modelon
  • Igor Tsinman, President, AMC Bridge
  • Ivan Rykov, CTO, LEDAS
  • Jack Byers, CEO, Vanguard Marketing Int'l
  • Jack McAvoy, Director, PTC
  • Jack Ring, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Jason Cooper, Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Jay Vleeschhouwer, Research Analyst, Griffin Securities
  • Jeff Nolan, Vice-President, Madison Park Group
  • Jeff Rowe, Executive Editor, MCADCafe, IB Systems
  • Jim Brown, President, Tech-Clarity
  • Jim Gordon, Director of Engineering, Autodesk
  • Joe Lance, Principal Designer, Halliburton
  • Joe Walsh, CEO, IntrinSIM
  • Joe Wong, CEO, Pembinaan TMC
  • Joel Orr, Chief Visionary, Emeritus, Cyon Research
  • John Alpine, Vice-President of Engineering, 3D Systems
  • John Bacus, Product Management Director, SketchUp, Trimble
  • John Callen, Director of eTools Marketing, Lutron
  • John Chawner, President & Co-Founder, Pointwise
  • John Fox, Vice-President, Siemens PLM Software
  • John Kizior, Global Director, Project Technologies, AECOM
  • John Lynch, Partner, Ascentage Group
  • John Miller, Mechanical Aerospace Engineer, The Durbin Group
  • Jon Hirschtick, Founder & Chairman, Onshape Inc.
  • Jon Jarrett, Director, ATK Aerospace
  • Jon Nelson, CEO, Jetbox Solutions
  • Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Jon Stevenson, Vice-President of Technology, GrabCAD
  • Jorge Villalobos, CEO, 3DMX
  • Joseph Juhnke, President, Chief Executive Officer, & Founder, NovemberKiloEcho
  • Joseph Miller, Engineering Team, NASA DEVELOP
  • Julian Gómez, Vice-President, Development, Tanzle
  • Karlheinz Peters, Director, International Business Development, IntrinSIM
  • Keith Mountain, CEO, Phenometry
  • Kenneth Wong, Editor/Writer, Desktop Engineering
  • Kris Iverson, Principal Development Lead, Microsoft
  • Kurt Lundstedt, Manager of Product Portfolio Managers, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Leonid Korelshteyn, Deputy Director, Science, NTP Truboprovod
  • Lewis Kennebrew, Vice-President, Sales Engineering, I-Cubed
  • Linda Lokay, Vice-President, Marketing & Business Development, Dassault Systemes Spatial
  • Lou Pascarella, Vice-President, Consulting & Technology, Geometric Global
  • Malcolm Panthaki, CTO & Founder, Comet Solutions
  • Manu Parpia, Managing Director & CEO, Geometric
  • Marc Lind, Senior Vice-President, Global Marketing, Aras
  • Marc Stautner, Director of Research, ModuleWorks
  • Margarita Pariente, Kineo Business Development Manager, Siemens PLM
  • Maria Sarkar, Vice-Presiden & Co-Founder, DriveWorks
  • Marina Shubina, Director, Business Development, SoftDev SPb
  • Mark Alan, Senior Vice-President, Product Management & Development, InPro Corp
  • Mark Driscoll, Senior Director, Americas, 3Dconnexion
  • Mark Guthrie, Senior Program Manager, Smart2Market
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE-Stanford
  • Masao Morito, Senior Manager, Strategic Marketing & Technology Division, iCAD Limited
  • Max Bogdanov, CEO, ASCON Group
  • Melody Simoncic, Volunteer Coordinator, FIRST Robotics
  • Michael Scheller, Director of Operations, Sound World Solutions
  • Michelle Boucher, Vice-President of Engineering Software Research, Tech-Clarity
  • Mike Campbell, Executive Vice-President, CAD, PTC
  • Mike Payne, CEO, Kenesto
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Moe Parker, CEO, PSA
  • Monica Schnitger, President, Schnitger Corp.
  • Nathanael Miller, Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Neil Peterson, CTO, Open Design Alliance
  • Nelly Garcia-Lopez, PhD Candidate, Stanford University
  • Nick Maximenko, Deputy Director, IPN
  • Nik Pakvasa, Strategic Business Director, Siemens PLM
  • Nikola Bozinovic, CEO, Mainframe2
  • Nikolai Nyrkov, CEO, DEXMA Labs
  • Noa Attia, Principal, Eli Attia Architect
  • Oleg Shilovitsky, Senior Director, Autodesk
  • Oleg Zykov, CEO, C3D Labs
  • Patrick Winters, Marketing Manager, 3Dconnexion
  • Paul Saffo, Managing Director, DISCERN
  • Paul Shahriari, CEO, GreenMind
  • Paul Stallings, Vice-President of Research & Development, Kubotek USA
  • Pete Marks, Managing Director, Design Insight
  • Pete Wells, President, Smart2Market
  • Peter Schroer, CEO, Aras
  • Peter Thorne, Managing Director, Cambashi
  • Petr Novikov, Engineer, Labori
  • Phares Noel, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Ping Fu, Chief Strategy Officer, 3D Systems
  • Rajesh Bhartiya, Founder & CEO, ProtoTech Solutions and Services
  • Ralph Grabowski, Publisher, upFront.eZine
  • Randall Newton, Managing Director, Consilia Vektor
  • Randy Ochs, Vice-President Business Development, Lightwork Design Limited
  • Rebecca Perry, PhD Candidate, MIT
  • Ricardo Rosenblatt, President, Dixons Trading
  • Richard Lee, CEO, Bluebeam Software
  • Richard Riff, President, Executive Consulting
  • Rick Chin, Director of Product Innovation, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Rick Dove, CEO, Paradigm Shift
  • Rick Rundell, Senior Director, Autodesk
  • Rick Stavanja, Managing Director, Tangra Solutions
  • Robert Anderson, Vice-President, Integrated Practice, Nemetschek Vectorworks
  • Robert Bell, Chairman of the Board, AUGI
  • Robert Berry, Business Development Director, IntelliCAD Technology Consortium
  • Robert Gräbert, CTO, Gräbert GmbH
  • Robert Stadie, Product Manager, 3Dconnexion
  • Ron Close, Marketing Director, Dassault Systemes ENOVIA
  • Ron Fritz, CEO, Tech Soft 3D
  • Ron Watson, Director, Engineering Systems, Xylem
  • Roopinder Tara, President & CEO, TenLinks
  • Sandro Sozzi, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Sanjeev Kumar, Engineering Manager, Lutron Electronics
  • Scott Brinks, CEO, Trans-Trade
  • Scott Leemans, Principal Engineer, Composites Technology, Advatech Pacific
  • Sean Sexton, Director & Partner, Strategy, PTC
  • Serdar Uckun, Founder & CEO, CyDesign Labs
  • Sergey Bikulov, Executive Director, Top Systems
  • Sergey Dorofeev, CEO, Rubius
  • Sergey Koshevoy, Technical Director, Rubius
  • Sergey Kozlov, Director of R&D, Top Systems
  • Sergey Kuraksin, CEO, Top Systems
  • Silvana Nani, Director of Business Development, The Center for Understanding Change
  • Simon Floyd, Director, Business Development & Strategy - PLM, Microsoft
  • Stan Przybylinski, Vice-President of Research, CIMdata
  • Stephen Ambrose, President, Asius Technologies
  • Steve Bodnar, Senior Vice-President, Strategy and Products, Kenesto
  • Steve Coy, President, TimeLike Systems
  • Steve Shoaf, Market Manager, Continuous Engineering, IBM
  • Steve Wolfe, CEO, CAD/CAM Publishing
  • Suchit Jain, Vice-President, Strategy & Community, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Tarika Bhartiya, Head of Business Development, ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ted Blacker, Department Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Thiago Costa, CEO & Co-Founder, Lagoa
  • Thomas Teger, Vice-President, Products & Strategy, Luxion
  • Tim Niemier, Designer, Trash Shark
  • Todd McDevitt, Marketing Director, ANSYS
  • Tom Dengenis, CEO, Synchro Software
  • Tom Pennino, President, TP Technologies
  • Tom Salomone, Vertical Marketing Manager, Lenovo
  • Tom Sawyer, Senior Editor, Engineering News Record
  • Tom Sisler, Engineering Services, Knoll
  • Tyler Miller, Engineering Director, SketchUp, Trimble Navigation
  • Vittal Kadapakkam, Analyst, Corvex
  • Yanick Fluhmann, Vice-President, Strategic Opportunity, Tech Soft 3D
  • Zach Violett, Business Development, Tech Soft 3D