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Friday, April 13, 2018

CIMdata Executive Consultant to Participate in Panel Discussion at COE 2018 Experience & TechniFair

Thought leadership will be provided on the topic of digital transformation.

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 13 April 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, is pleased to announce that Mr. Ken Amann, Executive Consultant, will be in attendance at the annual COE Experience & TechniFair which will take place in San Diego, CA from April 15-18.

Mr. Amann will join a panel discussion on the topic of "Digital Transformation from a PLM Perspective." The objective of the panel is to discuss how customers leverage their current investment in PLM technology to further their enterprise’s digital transformation. The discussion, sponsored by Procter & Gamble, will take place on April 17 2018.

Mr. Amann will be available to meet with attendees during this event. To set up a meeting, please visit the CIMdata website at:

For more information on the event visit:

About Ken Amann

Ken Amann has over 45 years of experience in the development of PLM, PDM, information technology (IT) architectures, computer-based engineering applications, document and information management systems, astrodynamics, and aerospace engineering. A graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, he has held senior positions in PLM marketing, development, and consulting; IT systems and architecture; and missile flight dynamics and controls systems. Mr. Amann served 10 years as CIMdata’s Director of Research and is currently an Executive Consultant for the firm. His experience includes evaluating corporate engineering and manufacturing operations, managing PLM programs, recommending collaborative concurrent engineering and product information management solutions, implementing PLM solutions, as well as developing and evaluating requests for proposals, and solution provider benchmarks and selection. As the Managing Director for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Technology Leadership Group, Mr. Amann conducted research into and evaluated emerging technologies as well as applications based on those technologies, and has defined and described how emerging technologies may be applied to enable leading-edge business solutions.

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