Trends, challenges & opportunities in design
Dan Staples shares his thoughts on the current trends in design and engineering and the challenges and opportunities they provide.
Staples also addresses the growth of innovative new companies and the growing interest in ‘anytime anywhere’ computing.
As new companies enter the digital economy, both the CAD ownership model and the underlying design tools need to evolve, to meet an increasing pace of innovation.
Dan Staples has more than 20 years experience in the Mechanical CAD industry, including key roles at Intergraph, SensAble Technologies, and UGS.
Staples 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.