PLM Innovation Forum:

Coming Soon - Spring 2019

Club Auto Sport,
521 Charcot Avenue,
San Jose,

John Kautenberger

TechniaTranscat, Executive (Business Development)

Dr. John Kautenberger’s career has evolved since 1980 from the Computer-Aided-Design and Analysis industry to today’s Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) Industry. The evolutionary knowledge over three decades’ correlates to a rich knowledge attained in managing people processes and systems.

John has been working in the Dassault Systèmes ecosystem since 2005, presently a Strategic Client Executive at TechniaTranscat. Considered by colleagues a knowledgeable executive that demonstrates consistent success in maximizing corporate performance. As a visionary thinker with global perspective and entrepreneurial drive, he understands how these processes are becoming global in reach. Largely, with digital marketing that provides enterprises increased visualization and revenue growth. Academically, John received a Doctoral in Organizational Behavioral Management in 2015 from The University of Phoenix, and an MBA from DeVry University, Keller Graduate School of Management in 1999.

Presentation: A Day in the Life of an Engineer

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Milos Savic

TechniaTranscat, Transport & Mobility

Milos Savic is a trusted adviser in TechniaTranscat for companies that are just starting, or in the first phases of developing a product. Milos’ main task is to analyze their realistic needs, and simplify the processes of Product Development, by introducing more effective collaboration through information systems, and automation of time-heavy tasks.

Milos joined TechniaTranscat in January 2018, after completing his master’s degree in Business Administration – Strategic Management at Florida Tech. Milos holds level 2 certifications in Innovation Management as well as Dassault Systemes’ Transportation & Mobility and Industrial Equipment at the level of Specialist. In his free time, Milos enjoys tinkering with various automotive DIY projects.

Presentation: EV / AV Regulatory Compliance (Homologation) - CAVA

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Bryan Lane

JBL Technologies, Transport & Mobility

Bryan Lane directs all activities of JBL Technologies, an engineering consultancy located in Houston that specializes in product development from prototype to performance verification. JBL Technologies is also a VS Channel “Gold” Partner for Dassault Systemes and specializes in the Simulia Brand of analysis software. Bryan’s work over the past 36 years has focused on solving emerging product challenges in applications ranging from oil field equipment to medical devices using skilled application of simulation software. Bryan is a named inventor on 14 US patents with 2 pending applications. He received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston and an MBA from Rice University and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. Bryan can be reached at and 832-876-9087.

Presentation: Simulation Driven Design - JBL

James Goodale

TechniaTranscat, Director (Business Development)

James Goodale has been in the PLM industry for over 20 years working with customers in multiple industries to define their PLM strategy.  He has served in many roles from Solutions Consulting, Implementation Consulting, Product strategy and Business Development.

Presentation: Lightyear & Emerald Automotive Customer Stories: “How 3DEXPERIENCE has been instrumental in two EV/SV start-ups strategy and success”

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Andrew Early

Intrinsys, Technical Director

Andrew’s team guides highly competitive and technology focused clients on both their selection and deployment of PLM technologies. Working closely with his team, clients and OEM software developers, Andrew has many years of experience and engineering industry knowledge gained through leading critical programmes and projects. He represents the tangible component of Intelligent Engineering taking strategies, methodologies and processes and makes them a reality for the client.

Presentation: Intelligent Engineering on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

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Presentation (2): Intelligent Design - Powertrain

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What to Expect

Network with Professionals

Exchange knowledge and experience with individuals from a multitude of industries.

Live Demo Points

Practical demonstrations will be accompanied by insightful presentations and user experiences.

Renowned Speakers

Take away the insights of industry, software and user experts from influential practitioners and leaders.

New Innovative Solutions

Take the first look at the latest software, hardware and engineering technologies ahead of anyone else.

Customer Feedback

I’m surprised by the diversity of the branches and solutions, from hardware to software, for e-mobility. I´ve learned a lot, I can take a lot from the event. The PLM Innovation Forum: Electro-mobility is for me, without a doubt, worthwhile to participate.

Christoph Wiedner

It was very interesting to meet diverse companies with 3-4 thousand employees, that offer very innovative and interesting solutions for E-Mobility.

Hans-Peter Pircher
Phoenix Contact

Thanks to the PLM Innovation Forum I could gain an insight into the work of mid-sized companies and innovative issues of E-Mobillity. For me it was worthwhile to participate and I hope to join next time as well.

Michael Maletzki
Daimler AG

It was a great day with a lot of interesting speeches, a great venue, and good hospitality and catering. Thank you very much, it was great and I´m looking forward to the next event!

Christian Vana
Segula Technology (Buscotec)