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SUMANTH KUMAR,

Global CEO, Vias3D

Sumanth has 25 years of Industry experience most of which has been with Dassault Systemes.  He started as an application engineer and took on many roles including onsite program manager at P&G, Sales Manager & Central region general manager in US.  Sumanth then relocated to Singapore to manage Asia pacific business and strategic accounts.   In 2013, he relocated back to US to take on SIMULIA’s VP of strategy, marketing and market development teams and was part of SIMULIA Exec team until 2019.  In this role, Sumanth had the privilege of spearheading acquisition of 9 simulation companies and his organization started many strategic initiatives including Additive Manufacturing, Living Heart project etc.  Sumanth joined VIAS3D as COO in early 2020 and helped develop and diversify VIAS3D as a multinational platinum partner of DS.

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Burak Ozturk

Executive Chairman, Vias3D

Burak Ozturk is a mechanical engineer with over 15+ years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. He has a strong theoretical background in thermal-fluid sciences, structural design, and analysis, mechanical components and design, and FEA. He founded VIAS in September of 2015 to place the company at the cutting edge of the industry technology and innovation through identifying directions, collaboration and facilitating, and managing internal/external R&D projects. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at The University of Houston, and lectures on a Course in ‘Pipeline Design’ in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He also teaches in the College of Technology, where he is a member of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB). He holds some 25 conference and journal publications and is an expert in his field.

Global Management Team

Vikram Dhruva Senior Director of Scientific Simulations, NAM

Vikram Dhruva, MS, MBA is a Managing Member and Director of Scientific Simulation Sales at Vias3D. Vikram Dhruva is a Structural Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in Applied Mechanics, Design, non-linear FEA (Implicit & Explicit), Fatigue, Durability, Reliability, and Fluid Structural Interaction simulations in Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial Equipment, Life Science, High-Tech, and Energy industry. Vikram Dhruva has worked on more than 250+ advanced engineering analysis projects and helped many companies across all industries to set up a design and simulation group. He also helped many companies to customize the simulation tools for the designer and analysis as a vertical solution using Python.

Prior joining to Vias3D, Vikram Dhruva worked with Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp for over 20 years and managed North American and Latin American simulation sales business initiatives in supporting customers from multi-geo multi-industries and developing the sales channel partner. He has recruited more than 50 partners in the Americas and enabled them to sell the simulation and to provide local support. He has also taught many advanced simulation classes and part of the advanced class development team within Dassault Systemes during his initial time at Simulia.

Chuck Giarratana Senior Director of Product Lifecycle Solutions, NAM

Chuck has spent more than 30 years working with companies in their adoption of product lifecycle solutions. At IBM, he held global responsibility for their Product Data Management presence, including sales, marketing, and services. At Dassault Systemes, he held various positions supporting mid-size companies as well as large enterprises, representing the ENOVIA and CATIA brands. Most recently, Chuck focused on bringing Dassault’s solutions for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to market. Chuck joins VIAS3D to lead the Product Lifecycle Solutions organization for our North America organization, focused on the 3DEXPERIENCE, CATIA, ENOVIA, and DELMIA elements of the Dassault Systemes portfolio.

Arindam Chakraborty CTO of Engineering Services

Arindam Chakraborty, Ph.D., PE is a Managing Partner and Director of Advanced Engineering at Vias3D. Dr. Chakraborty is a mechanical engineer with more than ten years of strong academic and consulting experience in solid mechanics and design, non-linear FEA, fatigue and fracture mechanics, reliability and optimization analysis, composite structures in Oil & Gas, Nuclear, and Structural Design. He also has a strong background in project management, business development, strategy development, and technology development, with a strong focus on public safety regulations (BSEE, NRC). Dr. Chakraborty has strong technical knowledge and working skills in CAE techniques and widely known structural analysis software (ANSYS/Abaqus). He has experience in automating complex engineering problems using codes in FORTRAN/C/C#/VBA/Java/Python/FOX Toolkit, including Abaqus automation scripts. Dr. Chakraborty has more than twenty conference and journal publications. He is also a Dassault Certified Training Instructor.

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Segah Guner Oner Global Director of Finance & Accounting

Segah studied Economics in Bilkent University. She started her auditing career in PwC and after 4  years experience in PwC, she moved to EY where she worked during 8 years, lastly as a Senior Audit Manager.  She has extensive experience in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). She has Audited Certificate in Capital Markets in Turkey and CPA.

She served clients that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in accomplishment of SOX 404 requirements. She has been involved in the projects of financial restructuring of the large groups. She acted as accredited trainer on IFRS and USGAAP, arranged various trainings externally and internally.

Bhavesh Kumar Managing Director – Vias3D India

Bhavesh comes with close to 20 years of experience in the simulation domain and has worked with customers across industries and segments. Previously at Dassault Systemes, Bhavesh led a passionate team of experts to grow the SIMULIA Brand in India, especially focusing on the industry adoption of multidisciplinary Multiphysics solutions from SIMULIA. While at Dassault Systemes, Bhavesh has managed several key responsibilities, from interacting with key customers across Asia on enterprise simulation solutions to working with strategic customers in India for the adoption of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

Miguel Villalpando VP of Sales & Operations at Mexico CPE

Miguel Villalpando was a Sales Director who helped Dassult Systemes built the business transformation channel, managing the relationships with key international customers in Mexico. Before starting with DASSAULT SYSTEMES, Miguel spent seven years with Siemens PLM on different roles, and previously 2 years with FEMSA. Miguel is a mechanical engineer, with a master degree on IT administration, graduated from the ITESM. Miguel enjoys practicing football, and spent quality time with his family.