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External Advisory Board

The SIMCenter External Advisory Board is a group of volunteers that meets biannually to help guide SIMCenter initiatives. Members represent a variety of industries that benefit from or support computer aided engineering, specifically simulation and modeling.

Dave Bertino
Senior Manager of Advance Design
Boeing

Don Bretl
Associate Director
Procter & Gamble

Ronald Burton
VP, Laboratories Business Unit
Transportation Research Center

Shawn Freeman
R&D Applications Director
Dassault Systems

Rodrigo Formas
Virtual Design and Verification Manager
John Deere

Lou Hector, Jr
GM Technical Fellow
GM R&D Center

Tara Hemami
Director of System Performance Analysis
Cummins

Hamid Keshtkar
Vehicle Safety Computer Simulation Lead
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Matt Ladzinski
Vice President
NAFEMS

Raymond E. Leto
President
TotalSim LLC

Patrick Majors
Manager Tire and Material Mechanics
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Gil Morris
Project Manager
Siemens PLM Software

Senthil Nathan
CAE and Applied Technology Manager
GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Praveen Poojary
Director of Engineering Simulation Based Design
Whirpool Corporation

Kavesary Raghavan
Senior Staff Engineer
AK Steel Corporation

Todd Rook
Senior Staff Engineer
GE Aviation

Balaji Sharma
Customer Success Engineer
Mathworks

Scott Sheaf
Director of Innovation
Greif

Allen Sheldon
Manager, Principal Engineer
Honda R&D Americas

Valerie Wiest
Division Manager
Caterpillar