Signature and CAD & Cocktails sponsors of the 2017 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (3D CIC) + Quality Information Framework (QIF) Symposium will give presentations at the event in Golden, Colorado during the week of October 2, 2017. Presenter photos and bios are provided in order of appearance (click for full agenda).
Siemens PLM Software // CAD & Cocktails Sponsor
PLM Fellow, Siemens PLM Software
Randy Langmead is a PLM Fellow for Siemens PLM Software‘s Aerospace, Defense, Federal and Marine division. He leads a Business Development team that provides thought leadership to PL customers in pursuit of “The Digital Enterprise.” He has been involved with major PLM projects at GE Aircraft Engines, JPL, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Applied Materials, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Newport News Shipbuilding, and the Department of the Navy. Randy has been with Siemens PLM Software since 1997.
Randy received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1980, and an MS in Aeronautical Avionics from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1988. A former Naval Aviator, Randy served as a carrier-based Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter pilot and held a wide variety of Organizational Level Aircraft Maintenance positions. He retired from NAVAIR as Assistant Program Manager for Test and Evaluation at PEO(A).
Spatial Corp. // Signature Sponsor
Technical Account Manager, Spatial Corp.
Shweta Singh is a Technical Account Manager at Spatial Corp. She holds a Master of Science degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Shweta joined Spatial as an Interoperability Development Engineer three years ago and has been closely involved with the 3D InterOp product. Currently, her work focuses on introducing and educating prospects on the technical aspects of Spatial’s growing portfolio of products. In her free time, Shweta enjoys knitting and spending quality time with her family.
Elysium // CAD & Cocktails Sponsor
Director of Technology and Engagement, Elysium
As the Director of Technology and Engagement at Elysium, Annalise Suzuki is responsible for technology direction and sales operations for the Americas. She manages and oversees customer engagements to ensure requirements are understood and delivered for Product Data Quality, Data Migrations, Data Collaboration/Multi-CAD, Validation, Engineering Change Management, and Simplification. Annalise participates in the Model-Based Enterprise (MBE) Work Group of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), JT Open, and is part of the executive council for the Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS).
Anark // Signature Sponsor
Stephen Collins is a 20+ year IT industry veteran with an extensive background in 3D visualization, Model-Based Enterprise, and PLM software and solutions. He is an experienced operator with strong sales process, marketing, business development, technology licensing, and equity financing experience.
Stephen has helped guide Anark through its evolution from innovative 3D web visualization and digital media technology developer to leading provider of automated Model-Based Enterprise, Visual Collaboration, and Digital Thread enabling solutions that allow industry leading manufacturers to unlock the full value of their mission critical engineering and manufacturing data with advanced downstream visual communication and collaboration applications.
He has also led the company’s financing efforts to successfully raise institutional, corporate, and angel equity capital to scale Anark into a strong, profitable, high-growth software company serving leading enterprise manufacturers on a global scale.
Stephen enjoys working with passionate entrepreneurs with great ideas, and he serves on multiple boards and advisory boards of both for-profit and non-profit organizations, including his role as a founding board member for the 3D PDF Consortium.
Prior to his current role as co-founder and CEO of Anark Corporation, Stephen worked for market leaders such as Xerox and MicroAge, where he consistently exceeded sales performance goals and company expectations. Stephen earned his BA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he majored in History and minored in Marketing.
International TechneGroup // Signature Sponsor
CADIQ Product Manager, International TechneGroup
Prior to joining ITI, Raphael spent over 20 years at PTC where he held several roles, most recently as Product Manager for several functional areas of Creo Parametric, including: MBD, 2D Detailing, GD&T Advisor, and Tolerance Analysis. He also worked as a Consultant and Trainer in PTC’s Global Services where led clients in the implementation of new technology and new business processes, including MBD/MBE. Raphael is an active participant at ASME Y14 Committee meetings and is a member of the Y14.41 and Y14.41.1 subcommittees.
Raphael attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
3D CIC + QIF Symposium
The 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress featuring the Quality Information Symposium focuses on 3D CAD collaboration and interoperability for the entire product lifecycle. With the 2017 theme of UNITE: Engineering & Shop Floor Collaboration, real users share their experiences with turning design concepts into manufacturing product reality using 3D models. The joint 3D CIC and QIF Symposium event will be held October 3-5, 2017 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. Find out more and register for 3D CIC + QIF Symposium at 3dcic.com.