教授 | JAXA
教授、学部長 | 中央大学
教授、学術国際情報センター 副センター長 | 東京工業大学
実験解析評価センタ | 日立建機株式会社
テクニカルソリューションセンター 主任研究員 | ポリプラスチックス株式会社
航空技術部門 構造・複合材技術研究ユニット | 国立研究開発法人 宇宙航空研究開発機構
計測・デジタル基盤改革部 | トヨタ自動車株式会社
船体開発部 | 一般財団法人 日本海事協会
戦略的イノベーション研究センター 客員教授 | 帝京大学
船殻設計部 構造設計課 | サノヤス造船株式会社
代表取締役 | 株式会社スカイワード・オブ・モビリティーズ
President / COO | Altair Engineering, Inc.
As chief operating officer for Altair since 2010, Chouinard has responsibility for global sales and technical support, including EMEA, APAC and Americas regional operations, as well as Altair’s business partner programs. He joined Altair in 1993 as an engineering consultant, and has held a variety of positions since, including managing the North Central region for the Americas operation, and as Vice President of the Americas region in 2006.
With a strong technical background and business acumen, he has managed significant growth in all of his positions, while building an impressive team of business leaders worldwide. His leadership skills continue to produce strong, profitable growth today, while planning for sustained business success in the years to come.
Prior to joining Altair, he worked as an engineer at GE Aircraft, and studied engineering at Michigan Tech, University of Cincinnati and University of Michigan.
Chief Technical Officer | Altair Engineering, Inc.
James Dagg is the chief technical officer for Altair’s modeling, visualization and math-based solutions and strategy. With a primary responsibility to create an exceptional user experience across Altair’s entire software portfolio, Mr. Dagg’s organization is focused on making Altair’s simulation, math and optimization technologies available to a broader audience to accelerate sound business and product design decisions.
For more than 25 years, Mr. Dagg has been a visionary behind Altair’s software strategy and development activities. Prior to his role as CTO, Mr. Dagg was the Senior Vice President for Altair’s newest subsidiary, solidThinking®. In this role, he was responsible for leading the development of its concept design technologies, Inspire and Evolve.
Mr. Dagg joined Altair in 1987 where he worked as a structural analyst and as a multi-body dynamics analyst in the field of vehicle dynamics. He then transitioned to a software development role in 1990 where he was responsible for both custom and commercial software projects. Beginning in 1995 and for more than a decade, Mr. Dagg oversaw the development of Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) software suite, Altair® HyperWorks®.
Dagg received his BSME in 1988 from the University of Michigan and his MS in Applied Mechanics from U of M in 1993.
Chief Technical Officer | Altair Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Uwe Schramm is the chief technical officer for Altair’s solvers, optimization and smart multi-physics solutions and strategy. Beyond developing computational engines for speed and accuracy to solve today’s most complex engineering problems, his organization is committed to developing and deeply embedding optimization technology throughout Altair’s software portfolio to spur innovation and to drive the design process.
Holding senior management positions at Altair over the past 18 years and globally recognized for his research contributions in structural and multi-disciplinary optimization, Dr. Schramm brings a unique blend of deep technical and business management expertise to his role as CTO.
Dr. Schramm joined Altair in 1996 as an Engineering Manager following a career in academia at the University of Virginia and University of Rostock. In 1999, Dr. Schramm was promoted to Director and relocated from Germany to California to oversee the development of Altair’s optimization technologies and to build a western region consulting practice. Having success in both endeavors, he was promoted to Vice President of Product Technology for Altair HyperWorks in 2004 and then to CTO of HyperWorks in 2008. Moving back to Germany in 2011, Dr. Schramm assumed responsibility for Altair’s German operations as Managing Director.
Dr. Schramm received his Dipl.-Ing. (Masters degree) and Dr.sc.techn. (Doctorate degree) in Solid Mechanics in 1984 and 1988 as well as his Dr.-Ing. habil. (Doctorate degree) in Mechanical Engineering in 1991 from the University of Rostock.
CTO, PBS Works | Altair Engineering, Inc.
Dr. Bill Nitzberg is the CTO of PBS Works at Altair Engineering, Inc. With over 30 years in the computer industry, spanning commercial software development to high-performance computing research, Dr. Nitzberg is an internationally recognized expert in parallel and distributed computing. Dr. Nitzberg has served on the board of the Open Grid Forum, he co-architected NASA’s Information Power Grid, edited the MPI-2 I/O standard, and has published numerous papers on distributed shared memory, parallel I/O, PC clustering, job scheduling, and cloud computing. In his spare time, Bill tries to reduce his pack weight for his long-distance hiking trips.
VP Business Development, Data Intelligence | Altair Engineering, Inc.
Vice President CFD APAC | Altair
Director, Software Development - AcuSolve | Altair