Dan Staples

Siemens PLM Software

VP Solid Edge product development

Main Stage //
Upshift: How small companies can drive innovation and shred the competition

Talk Synopsis:
Siemens will highlight key trends in today’s design and manufacturing industries along with real-life examples of how companies can overcome challenges in the world of engineering.

Dan Staples, vice president Solid Edge product development, shares how technology helps manufacturers address the explosion in product complexity, move faster, and thrive in the market.

He’ll also share some exciting news on a new next generation cloud-based collaboration product that will help anyone in the room improve communications with their colleagues, customers, and suppliers.

Dan Staples is the Vice President of Mainstream Engineering R&D at Siemens PLM, with responsibility for the Solid Edge and Femap product lines.

Dan has more than 25 years experience in the Mechanical CAD industry, including key roles at Intergraph, SensAble Technologies, and UGS.

Dan was instrumental in defining the original vision for the Solid Edge product line and managing its deployment and evolution.

More recently, he has been involved in defining a vision for Next Generation Design and building out the Solid Edge portfolio of products.

Staples holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.