PLM Road Map™ 2015 for the High Tech Electronics Community

Innovating in a Nanosecond World: How PLM Makes Innovation and Collaboration for the High Tech Electronics Industry Repeatable, Sustainable, and Scalable

June 16, 2015 | The Biltmore Hotel & Suites | Santa Clara | California (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Agenda at a Glance


  1. 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Registration & PLM Collaboration Café

  2. 8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. | Welcome
    Stan Przybylinski, Vice President, CIMdata [Bio]
  3. 8:10 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. | How SunPower Deployed PLM Globally: Adopting PLM the Lean Way [Abstract]
    Pascal Rassinoux, Senior Operations Program Manager, SunPower Corporation [Bio]
  4. 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | PLM Vignette: Adopting PLM: Using Modern Cloud Collaboration [Abstract]
    Steve Chalgren, Executive Vice President of Product Management & Chief Strategy Officer, Arena Solutions [Bio]
  5. 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Cost Effective High Performance Computing On Public Clouds [Abstract]
    David Hinz, Global Director, Cloud and Data Center Operations, HGST- a Western Digital Company [Bio]
  6. 9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | PLM Vignette: EMC’s Adoption of SAP PLM [Abstract]
    Paul Carlson, Senior Director, Global Process Lead, Project PROPEL, EMC Corporation [Bio]

  7. 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Networking Break & PLM Collaboration Café
  8. 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Transforming Supply Base Collaboration and Integration [Abstract]
    Frank Khoshnoud, President, Cannexa [Bio]
  9. 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | PLM Vignette: Using PLM to execute a successful NPDI process for Electronics and Semiconductor [Abstract]
    Sia Langrudi, Vice President, Worldwide Strategy and Business Development for Electronics & Semiconductor, Siemens PLM Software [Bio]
  10. 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Doing PLM in a BIG Way [Abstract]
    Dr. Robb Johnson, Director of Technology, Inphi [Bio]
  11. 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | PLM Vignette: The Future of Making Things [Abstract]
    Brian Roepke, Director of PLM, Autodesk, Inc. [Bio]
  12. 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Divestitures - New Trends in Redefining Businesses - What About the Assets? [Abstract]
    Bob Wickens, PLM Architect, Qualcomm [Bio]

  13. 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Networking Lunch & PLM Collaboration Café 
  14. 1:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. | The Platformization of PLM [Abstract]
    Peter Bilello, President, CIMdata [Bio]
  15. 2:05 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. | PLM Vignette: Electronic Component Engineering: New Challenges, New Approaches [Abstract]
    Lopa Subramanian, Director of Product Management, Aras [Bio]
  16. 2:20 p.m – 2:50 p.m. | Getting to the Heart of the Matter: How PLM is Enabling Edwards Lifesciences to Focus on Speed to Market [Abstract]
    Vinu Gurukar, Senior Director Enterprise PLM, Edwards Lifesciences [Bio]
  17. 2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. | PLM Vignette: Driving Business Transformation with an Enterprise-wide PLM Platform [Abstract]
    John McCallum, High Tech Industry Solution Lead, Dassault Systèmes [Bio]

  18. 3:10 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. | Networking Break & PLM Collaboration Café
  19. 3:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. | The Value of Due Diligence in PLM Selections [Abstract] 
    Thomas Skogen, Product Market Manager, Minerva [Bio]
  20. 4:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. | Managing Software Components in the Product Structure [Abstract]
    Ravi Iyer, PLM Solution Lead, Cisco Systems [Bio]
  21. 4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Conference Close

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