January 15th, 2019
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We are excited to announce a new addition to our executive team!
Meet Vajrang Parvate, an expert in computer-aided design (CAD) and a seasoned engineering leader, who has joined SimScale as Vice President of Engineering. Vajrang will be responsible for guiding and growing SimScale’s engineering team, as well as for the development and delivery of the engineering roadmap.
“SimScale is on the cutting edge of the cloud revolution for simulation technology. I’m very honored and excited to join SimScale and to be able to work with such a dynamic team of smart, driven and motivated individuals.”
— Vajrang Parvate
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With over two decades of experience in engineering organizations, Vajrang spent 17 years with SolidWorks in various roles. During his most recent time at SolidWorks, he served as the Head of R&D, managing a team of more than 120 engineers globally and contributing to SolidWorks reaching ~€600M in revenue in FY 2014. In 2015, Vajrang joined Ipswitch as Vice President of Software Engineering, where he led a team that developed and released flagship products based on network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) domains.
“Vajrang’s experience leading global engineering and product teams will accelerate SimScale’s delivery of innovative features for its simulation services.”
— Albert Wenger, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures and Board Member of SimScale
Vajrang holds two patents and received the Patents Forwards Award in 2014 and 2010 from Dassault Systèmes. In 2014, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors at Open Design Alliance—a non-profit organization dedicated to creating software development kits (SDKs) and libraries for easy development of engineering applications.
“Having built engineering software used by millions of engineers, Vajrang brings a unique wealth of experience to guide our engineering team on this path. I couldn’t be more excited about Vajrang joining the team in this next growth phase and helping to realize SimScale’s vision.”
— David Heiny, CEO and co-founder of SimScale
Welcome to the team, Vajrang!
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