Chris Gregory, Practice Manager, PLM Success, CIMdata

Chris Gregory is CIMdata’s PLM Success Practice Manager. In this role he is responsible for the coordination and execution of CIMdata’s PLM Community and associated solution provider strategic management consulting activities. Mr. Gregory comes to CIMdata with over 30 years of broad experience with major PLM solution providers. Over his career he held a variety of cross-functional roles in services, product marketing, sales support, strategic alliances, business development, and program management. Mr. Gregory has led PLM implementations for over 100,000 users, representing over $250 million in proven ROI and has developed teams with $300 million in direct and indirect sales.

Most recently, Mr. Gregory worked in the PTC Global Services organization as a Program Manager focusing on enterprise PLM deployments within the Defense Industrial Base. Previously, he was with Océ North America in a variety of business development roles and spent a decade with Formtek, A Lockheed Martin Company, heading up marketing activities with this leading software provider of post release engineering documents. Mr. Gregory started his career with CAD and PLM pioneer Computervision, where he held leading roles in marketing and support.

Mr. Gregory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago, Illinois.