Dan Staples

Trends & Tools – Is Greater Innovation Possible?

Dan takes a look at the key technology trends and challenges that face engineering companies, and highlight the implications for your business. He will also explore the design process, from capturing ideas at the moment you have them, to navigating the decidedly non-linear process that creates great engineering innovations.

BIO: Dan Staples is the Vice President of Mainstream Engineering R&D at Siemens PLM. Dan has more than 20 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 the creation and evolution of industry-leading Synchronous Technology. Staples holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.