Director of Strategic Research in the Office of the CTO, Autodesk
Gonzalo Martinez is the Director of Strategic Research for the office of the Chief Technology Officer at Autodesk, Inc. In his role, Gonzalo is responsible for technology strategies and market research and plays a major role in influencing the direction of Autodesk, Inc. Gonzalo oversees the execution of tactical plans to achieve the goals and objectives for the company. In his capacity Gonzalo provides guidance to senior management and executives on advanced product development.
Gonzalo started with Autodesk in 1991 and had hold key positions for Autodesk, Inc in the areas of software development, executive sales and worldwide marketing. Gonzalo is based at Autodesk, Inc. headquarters in Northern California.
Gonzalo holds a Manufacturing Engineering degree from Boston University with a specialization in CAD/CAM/CAE.
Strategy and Business Development Lead for Additive Technologies, GE Aviation, Former CEO Morris Technologies
Greg Morris was one of three Principals and CEO of Morris Technologies, Inc., a Cincinnati based rapid prototyping, product development and engineering firm as well as a Principal of Rapid Quality Manufacturing, an additive manufacturing production-oriented company, up until both were acquired by GE Aviation in late 2012. In Greg’s new role, he serves as Strategy and Business Development lead for Additive Technologies within GE Aviation, as well as working closely with all of GE’s businesses to promote and integrate additive manufacturing into a broad array of products and processes. Greg has been involved in the Additive Manufacturing industry since 1994 and has written numerous related articles and presented at various trade shows, including SME’s RAPID Show, Aerospace Design Expo, EuroMold, AeroTech, MoldMaking Expo, IMTS, PDx/Amerimold and AIRTEC. Greg is a member of SME’s RTAM Steering Committee and Event Advisors board and is immediate past-Chair of these groups. Greg is a current member of both the DaytonDefense board and Boston University’s Industrial Advisory Board, serving as GE Aviation’s representative. Greg, his wife and two daughters reside in Cincinnati, OH.
Back in 1999, Napster put the music industry into the Wild West. With absolutely no regard or rules for intellectual property, music companies have had to find a way over the last decade to deal with the new technology possibilities. Today, 3-D ...
John Baekelmans is Chief Technology Officer for Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) Solutions group. His organization delivers solutions in a number of vertical areas like Manufacturing, Smart Cities, Utilities, Retail, etc.
He and his team drive next generation innovations and drive thought leadership globally. He not only ensures the right foundational products get created and prioritized but also ensures relevant business outcomes.
John has spent 18 years at Cisco where he held various leadership positions within Engineering, Services and the M&A departments. He led Cisco's initial autonomic computing and self-healing (Smart Services) efforts and has authored numerous US and European patents. John was also the co-founder of a Belgian residential solutions startup called Fifthplay. Before joining Cisco, John designed, implemented and operated large PBX-networks at Siemens.
John obtained a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Antwerp, Belgium and is a former Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE). In his spare time, he is engaged in Belgium’s National fast response rescue team to assist in global disasters and also leads Cisco’s Disaster Response team for EMEAR. He loves to ski, is an advanced scuba diver and currently lives in London.
Cloud Computing has introduced transformative possibilities into IT departments around the globe, and increasingly the push is being made such that every company eventually stores all of their data on the cloud rather than their own data center. But for ...
Last month we shared with you a blog post on some of the Pros and Cons behind investing in In-Memory Computing, as inspired by our conversation with Massimo Pezzini for the show "Is In-Memory Computing Ready for the Mainstream". But this is still a big concept with much to consider. So this month we wanted to package that information into something simple and digestible. Feel free to download, share and peruse this PDF outlining more of the Pros and Cons when deciding whether an In-Memory Computing solution is right for you today. And be sure to check out our last post on The 10 Biggest Questions Behind In-Memory Computing.