Gian Paolo Bassi

SOLIDWORKS -- from Computer Aided Design to Computer Augmented Design

Synopsis: Attend this session to learn how machine learning and platform computing can change the way products are designed. Explore platform based services including how to successfully connect desktop to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

Find out how there is a shift from Design Centric to Design for Manufacturing focus and why the current design paradigm is becoming obsolete. Further insights include; what is augmented design, smarter assembly, machine learning and function before shape.

The presentation will showcase the latest SOLIDWORKS product enhancements alongside customer case stories and testimonials.

Biography: Gian Paolo Bassi brings more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM industries to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. As CEO, Gian Paolo spearheads the development of SOLIDWORKS’ future product and technology strategies designed for the desktop and the cloud, and collaboration with the brand’s user community. He most recently served as the vice president of research and development, where he was responsible for charting future product and technology strategies, including the development of the brand’s cloud applications.
Prior to SOLIDWORKS, Gian Paolo was the founder and CTO of RIWEBB where he oversaw the development of new technologies for the Mechanical and Architectural Design Automation industry, collaborating with companies like Dassault Systèmes. Prior to RIWEBB, Gian Paolo served as vice president and CTO of ImpactXoft, where he led the team developing functional modeling and collaboration applications which are now part of CATIA. In this position, he co-invented three of his five patents in functional modelling. He also served in the R&D organizations of companies like Computervision and think3. Gian Paolo holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bologna.