Jim Hassberger

Technology Driven Design: Inspiring the Future

Jim Hassberger brings 25 years of experience to his role as President of solidThinking, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair. solidThinking develops innovative technology which helps companies bring better products to market faster. Jim is responsible for driving the company’s growth and market strategies.
Prior to this role, Jim served four years as solidThinking’s Vice President of Business Development.

During his two decades with parent company Altair, Jim held several key management positions. He was the Director of Channel Development for Altair’s HyperWorks software suite. He has also served as Director of Technical Support, Director of Quality Assurance, and Director of the Western Region (USA). In each of these roles, Jim built the team, infrastructure, and processes necessary for the success of each project. Throughout his tenure with Altair, he made key contributions to the company’s growth from a small business to a global enterprise with more than 3,000 employees worldwide.

Jim holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.