Former PTC Executive to lead development of the industry's premier CAD validation solution

International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Raphael Nascimento to its CADIQ Product Development Team.

“We are excited to have Raphael join ITI,” stated Don Hemmelgarn, ITI Senior Executive Vice President. “Raphael’s reputation and qualifications are invaluable to us as we grow our validation solutions for Model-Based Definition (MBD).”

Nascimento has spent over 20 years with PTC in roles such as sales, delivery and development for the Creo product (formerly Pro/ENGINEER). For the past 8 years, Nascimento was a PTC Creo Product Manager, responsible for the direction and overall strategy of Creo MBD and 2D detailing, including Creo Layout.

“I’m delighted with this new opportunity at ITI,” stated Nascimento. “The CADIQ Product Management role is an excellent fit for me. I enjoyed my work on MBD with Creo at PTC, and look forward to continuing to build solutions for manufacturers who are adopting MBE.”

Raphael Nascimento ITI CADIQ Product Manager

Raphael Nascimento, ITI CADIQ Product Manager

“Having someone with Raphael’s credentials on board further accelerates the development and delivery of Model Based Enterprise (MBE) solutions our clients require,” stated Tom Gregory, CEO of ITI. “Our clients are no longer simply experimenting with MBE adoption. They are building model-based technology into their everyday manufacturing practices, therefore model quality and accuracy is paramount. We are thrilled to have Raphael join the team and help meet the demand we are seeing for our CADIQ validation solution and services.”

Through a worldwide presence that includes offices in the U.K., Germany, and Israel, and strong partnerships with global manufacturers, government entities, university labs, and technology vendors, ITI delivers world class solutions that drive measurable results. For more information on ITI, including career opportunities, please email:



About ITI and CADIQ

International TechneGroup Inc. began in 1983 with a mission to help manufacturers drive innovation and time to market by applying computer-aided product development to engineering problems. Today, ITI is the global leader providing reliable interoperability, validation and migration solutions for product data and related systems. ITI’s CADIQ is a vendor-neutral application that identifies model-based design (MBD) data quality issues which impact downstream re-use for manufacturing, simulation, data exchange and collaboration. CADIQ enables you to validate critical engineering processes including engineering change, revision control and manufacturability. For more information visit