General Manager and Business Head - ITI, a Wipro company
Kunaal Mahanti has been with Wipro, Ltd over 20 years, serving in Engineering, Practice Management, and Sales Leadership positions. Most recently Kunaal led Wipro’s Engineering Consulting and Strategy, responsible for growing engineering, IOT, and I4.0 consulting services within the Industrial Engineering and Services (IES) business. Kunaal played a key role in Wipro’s acquisition of ITI, working closely with the ITI team through the successful merger. Today, Kunaal has executive responsibility for the integration, continuing business, and synergy of ITI as a part of the IES business.
General Manager and Business Head, C3 Interoperability Solutions
A CAD industry veteran, Don Hemmelgarn came to ITI in 1984, one year after the company was founded. From the late 1980’s through 2000, he developed, grew, and managed ITI’s standards-based translator business. From 2000-2013, Hemmelgarn played an integral role in the acquisition and integration of two companies and the implementation of ITI’s first direct sales channel. In his current role, Hemmelgarn oversees global operations for software development, technical services and project delivery. He currently serves as an officer and Executive Committee member of PDES Inc.
Director and Business Head, PLM Integration Solutions
John Rajendran has over 25 years of experience in the PLM Industry, emphasizing Consulting, Implementation, and Deployments with CAP Gemini, Siemens PLM, Own business, and ITI. In his current role as PLM Business Head, John leads ITI/Wipro PLM vendor partnership programs with Aras Corporation, Dassault Systemes, Siemens PLM, and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC). In addition, John oversees the Data Migration and PLM Consulting programs. John's credentials include a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech. University.
General Manager, C3 Europe
Andy Chinn is the General Manager of ITI's UK office. Andy has worked in the CAD and engineering analysis environment for over 30 years, after gaining a Bachelor of Technology degree in Engineering Science and Technology from Loughborough University in 1987. Andy has been with ITI for 24 years, based in the Cambridge UK office, where he has held various positions including, CADfix Support Manager, CADfix Product Manager, Business Development Manager and Commercial Director, prior to becoming the General Manager.
Andy is responsible for the European business including the sale and application of ITI's engineering data interoperability solutions in Europe, CADfix integration partnerships, and managing the CADfix European and Asia Pacific distribution network. He works with major customers in the aerospace, automotive and manufacturing industries, helping to ensure effective product data re use across diverse CAD/CAM/CAE and process plant applications.
Mr. Tsechansky is responsible for Proficiency product line and interoperability solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in CAD/CAM/CAE field. Mr. Tsechansky previously headed the development of the next-generation 3D solid modeler for Cimatron, a NASDAQ-traded CAD/CAM company. Prior to Cimatron, he developed customer tied CAM applications for APEX, a privately held Russian company. Mr. Tsechansky holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and computer science from The Moscow Polytechnic Institute.
General Manager at Mechworks S.r.l.
He has over 20 years of experience in the CAD/PDM/PLM domain. After working 12 years for think3 Inc., a Company that was delivering CAD/PDM solutions to the global market, Luca’s joined Mechworks S.r.l. in 2010. Since more than 20 years, Mechworks S.r.l. is supporting its customers with PDM solutions and Integrations to Teamcenter for the Autodesk suites of products.
Luca's credentials include a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at the Bologna’s University and a Master in Business Administration at the BBS (Bologna Business School).