A Who's-Who of the engineering software community (CAD/CAE/CAM/PDM/PLM/BIM/GIS) participated in COFES 2018, including those shown here:

  • Akshay Bhushan, Investor, Tola Capital
  • Alain Genard, Vice-President, Sales, Noesis Solutions
  • Alaks Khare, Product Configuration Manager, Facebook
  • Allan Behrens, Managing Director, Taxal Limited
  • Allen Saakyan, Founder, Simulation
  • Amir Behzadan, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
  • Andreas Uhlig, Managing Director, ESI - ITI
  • Andreas Vlahinos, Principal, Advanced Engineering Solutions
  • Andrew Gross, Senior Technical Manager, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Andy Poon, CEO, Romax Technology
  • Annie Wang, President & Co-Founder, Senvol
  • Antoine Reymond, Senior Market Development Manager, Design & Manufacturing, AMD
  • Antonio De Donno, Advanced Technology Manager, 3Dconnexion
  • Blake Courter, Head of Software Research, Stratasys
  • Bool He, R&D Director, ZWSOFT
  • Boris Shoov, Executive Vice-President, AMC Bridge
  • Brad Holtz, President & CEO, Cyon Research
  • Brad Rothenberg, CEO, nTopology
  • Brian Penney, Director, Partners & Alliances, Synergis Software
  • Brian Seitz, Industry Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Brittanie Campbell-Turner, Managing Director, Constructrr
  • Bruce Holway, Product Definition Director, Research & Development, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Cameron Turner, Associate Professor, Clemson University
  • Carl Engel, CEO, Elyon Enterprise Strategies
  • Carolyn Castillo, Project Manager, C4UC
  • Chad Jackson, President & Founder, Lifecycle Insights
  • Charlie Krueger, CEO, BigLever Software
  • Chris Andrasick, Vice-President, Engineering, Flux.io
  • Chris Convertito, Senior Product Planner, Dell
  • Chris De Neef, Owner, Fast Track Consulting
  • Chris Turner, CEO, Business Advantage Group
  • Chris Wilkes, President & CEO, Sigmetrix
  • Christine Schlapkohl, Principal Consultant, SolidPartners
  • Chuck Pezeshki, Professor & Director, Industrial Engagement, Washington State University
  • Craig Dennis, CTO, TransMagic
  • Dallas Beddingfield, COO, Evolution Computing
  • Darel Coterel, Manager, Technical Information Systems, Mueller Water Products
  • Darren Larkins, President & CEO, SSI
  • Darren Young, Director of Operations Technology, Hermanson Company
  • Dave Opsahl, Vice-President of Corporate Development, Tech Soft 3D
  • Dave Torick, Instructor, Washington State University
  • Dave Ullman, Chief Scientist, David Ullman, LLC
  • David Cohn, Senior Content Manager, 4D Technologies
  • David Heiny, CEO, SimScale
  • David Sherburne, Director, Carestream Health
  • Deb Mishra, President & CEO, QuadRite
  • Deborah Gordon, Vice-President, Consulting & Engineering, Design Automation Associates
  • Deke Smith, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • Denis Morais, CTO, SSI
  • Denyse Davis, Director of Market Research, Strategic News Service
  • Diego Tamburini, Principal Industry Program Manager, Manufacturing, Microsoft
  • Dmitry Popov, Deputy Director, Nanosoft
  • Don Strimbu, Vice-President, Communications, Bricsys NV
  • Ercenk Keresteci, Principal Architect, Microsoft
  • Evan Anderson, CEO, INVNT/IP
  • Evan Yares, Principal, The Yares Organization
  • Fenqiang Lin, Managing Director, MachineWorks
  • Frank Sarno, Director, Project Controls, Mortenson Construction
  • George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing
  • Hubertus Tummescheit, President, Modelon
  • Ian Boulton, Sales Business Director, Federal Aerospace & Defense, PTC
  • Ian Fisher, Key Expert, Siemens PLM
  • Ignacio Fraga, Senior Software Engineer, nTopology
  • Istvan Csanady, CEO, Shapr3D
  • Jack Byers, CEO, VMI
  • Jack Ring, Senior Analyst, Cyon Research
  • James White, Director, Additive Manufacturing Practice, CIMdata
  • Jason Cooper, Lead Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Jason Preston, Co-Founder, DENT
  • Jay Vleeschhouwer, Research Analyst, Griffin Securities
  • Jaydeep Dave, Senior Technical Manager, Flux Data
  • Jeff Whatcott, CMO, Onshape
  • Jenny Ferello, Senior Director of Partner Development, Americas, Tech Soft 3D
  • Jeremy Herrman, CTO, Plethora
  • Jerry Udy, Director, Business Development, AMC Bridge
  • Jim Brown, President, Tech-Clarity
  • Jim Doxey, Enterprise Product Manager, PLM & Supply Chain Applications, Facebook
  • Jim Presti, President, SMS Solid Modeling Solutions
  • Jim Ruga, Chief Architect, Fictiv
  • Joe Dunne, Developer Relations, Onshape
  • Joe Miller, Mechanical Engineeer, Cruz Associates
  • Joe Walsh, CEO & Founder, IntrinSIM
  • John Callen, Director of eTools Marketing, Lutron Electronics
  • John Hayes, CEO, Engineering.com
  • John Kizior, Global Director, Project Technologies, AECOM
  • John Miller, Senior Engineer, The Durbin Group
  • Jon Anunson, Global Process & Metrics, AECOM
  • Jon Hirschtick, Co-Founder & CEO, Onshape
  • Jon Peddie, President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Julie Driscoll, Vice-President, Product Management and Marketing Strategy, aPriori
  • Karen Caswelch, Growth Consultant, SciArt
  • Karen Morphy, CSO, Elyon Enterprise Strategies
  • Karlheinz Peters, Director, International Business Development, IntrinSIM
  • Kathleen Maher, Vice-President, Jon Peddie Research
  • Keith Ferguson, Director, Competitive Intelligence, Siemens PLM Software
  • Keith Meintjes, Executive Consultant, CIMdata
  • Keith Schubert, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University
  • Ken Russell, CIO & Vice-President, Digital Transformation, Pfeiffer University
  • Ken Welch, Founder & CEO, SIMSOLID
  • Ken Woytowich, Senior Sales Executive, Siemens PLM Software
  • Kevin Zich, Vice-President, Operations, TriMech
  • Kingdom Lin, Vice President, ZWSOFT
  • Kun Gao, President, Boulder Graphics
  • Leonid Korelshteyn, Vice-President of R&D, Piping Systems Research & Engineering
  • Linda Lokay, Principal, Hexagon EC
  • Lynn Allen, Global Evangelist, Lynn Allen Consulting
  • Marc Halpern, Research Vice-President, Gartner
  • Marc Lind, Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Aras
  • Marc Prensky, Founder & Executive Director, The Global Future Education Foundation & Institute
  • Mark Anderson, CEO, Coventry Computer
  • Mark Driscoll, Senior Director - Channels, Tech Soft 3D
  • Mark Guthrie, Program Manager, Smart2Market
  • Mark Papermaster, CTO & Senior Vice-President of Technology & Engineering, AMD
  • Mark Rehmann, Workstation Planning Manager, Dell
  • Mark Stevens, Director, Oceaneering International
  • Martin Fischer, Director, CIFE-Stanford
  • Masao Morito, General Manager, iCAD
  • Mason Liu, Vice-President, ZWSOFT
  • Mathias Storm, Product Manager, Tacton Systems
  • Matt Cavanaugh, Owner & Executive Advisor, Social Architects & Economists International, LLC
  • Matthew Leta, Director of Software, nTopology, Inc.
  • Michelle Boucher, Vice-President of Engineering Software Research, Tech-Clarity
  • Mike Domazet, CRO, Upchain, Inc.
  • Mike Payne, CEO, Kenesto Corporation
  • Mike Riddle, CEO, Evolution Computing
  • Moe Parker, CEO, PSA
  • Murat Okandan, CEO, mPower Technology
  • Murray Cantor, CTO, Aptage
  • Naji El Masri, CEO, Noesis Solutions
  • Nathanael Miller, Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Neil Peterson, President, Open Design Alliance
  • Nicholas Kukrika, Partner, Generation Investment Management, LLP
  • Nick DeMatt, Chief Engineer, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Nick Pandher, Director, Market Development, AMD
  • Nipun Nath, Graduate Research Assistant, Texas A&M University
  • Oleg Shilovitsky, CEO & Founder, openBoM
  • Oleg Zykov, CEO, C3D Labs
  • Oliver Parschat, Business Development Manager, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
  • Patrick Bosinco, Head of Research & Development, DPT SARL
  • Patrick Rainsberry, Business Development Manager, Autodesk
  • Paul Grunau, President, GEO-SLOPE
  • Paul Maher, General Manager, Microsoft
  • Paul Stallings, Principal Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Pete Wells, President, Smart2Market
  • Peter Chien, Chief Scientist, SmartUQ
  • Peter Schroer, CEO, Aras
  • Peter Thorne, Managing Director, Cambashi
  • Phil Christensen, Senior Vice-President, Bentley Systems
  • Philip Vafiadis, Chairman, Innovyz
  • Ping Fu, Executive Chairman, GelSight
  • Praveen Yadav, Director of Engineering, SciArt
  • Rajesh Bhartiya, Founder & CEO, ProtoTech Solutions & Services
  • Ralph Verrilli, Managing Director, Madison Park Group
  • Richard Marshall, Chairman of the Board, X-SES Consultants
  • Rick Kennedy, Director, Customer Experience, Nureva, Inc.
  • Rob McAveney, Chief Architect, Aras Corporation
  • Robert Gräbert, CTO, Gräbert GmbH
  • Robert Stadie, Product Manager, 3Dconnexion
  • Robert Tadlock, Senior Consulting Engineer, Tech Soft 3D
  • Ron Vargas, Founder, Simulation Series
  • Roopinder Tara, Director of Content, Engineering.com
  • Scott Brinks, Director, 1OAK
  • Scott Foster, Partner, TAP Japan
  • Scott Hutchinson, Senior Manager, R&D Science and Engineering, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Scott Wertel, Configuration Manager, Nammo Talley
  • Sergey Evsikov, CEO, ASCON -Design Systems
  • Sergey Vishnevetsky, Director of Development, Open Design Alliance
  • Shaun Ennis, Director of Analyst Relations, Siemens
  • Shyam Venugopal, Product Portfolio Manager, Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
  • Silvana Nani, COO, C4UC
  • Spyros Kouvelis, Program Director, EPLO
  • Stephen Tsai, Professor Research Emeritus, Stanford University
  • Steve Coy, President, TimeLike Systems
  • Steve Sherman, Director of Member Advocacy, INVNT/IP
  • Steve Waite, Advisor & Author, Broadband Records
  • Sudha Srikakolapu, Product Manager, Siemens PLM
  • Ted Blacker, Department Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Thomas Odenwald, Managing Director, North America, Pix4D
  • Tim Webb, Senior Director, SIMULIA Growth, Dassault Systemes SIMULIA
  • Todd Cummings, Vice-President, Research & Development, Synergis Technologies
  • Tom Dengenis, CEO, Synchro Software
  • Tom Maurer, Senior Director of Strategy, Siemens
  • Tom Pennino, President, TP Technologies
  • Varun Bhartiya, Partner, ProtoTech Solutions & Services
  • Vince Caprio, Executive Director & Founder, COFES Institute
  • Walt Witkowski, Senior Manager, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Wayne Li, Professor of Design & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Yulia Kostogorova-Beller, Scientist, WSU/NIAR
  • Zach Violett, Senior Partner Development Manager, Tech Soft 3D