A 29 year career in Automotive Design, equally split between Class A Surface modelling for prestigious OEM Design Studios, and working directly for the Software Solution providers as Technical Consultant supporting their customers, keeping them informed of the latest technology, and enabling them to get the best experience from their 3D solutions.
Since January 2016 he have worked for DASSAULT SYSTEMES initially in the CATIA Design Centre of Excellence, and lately the Industry Process Success team. Specialising in Surface Refinement supporting solutions such as ICEM Surf and CATIA Icem Design Experience, also embracing new paradigms such as CATIA Human motion capture and Immersive Virtual Reality.
He enjoy revealing the latest potential of CATIA to all our valued users across all industries, helping them to realise the potential game-changing value enabled by the 3DEXPERIENCE.
Ugo BARBA-LATA, Industry Process Expert in Dassault Systèmes company, for Dassault Systèmes so called V+R Product Experience offering.
All related products linked to realistic visualization, experience and immersive solutions.
Ugo BARBA-LATA did 6 years as services into PSA and TOYOTA for digital perceived quality and virtual mockup.
Now he work with companies that need to deploy physical based renderings, reproduce the customer experience and connect immersive hardware to their virtual mock-up.
Founder of Pasotti Designworks in 2010, a Milan-based industrial design studio ater he have been working in R&D and engineering department of italian design companies. Trough the years He have been working as an industrial designer and consultant for over 15 years, alongside Industrial design studios, international and local companies in different design fields, in particular for the toy industry, technical plastic products and furniture.
He specialized in industrial design and 3D modeling, He come from a mechanical and technical background but also an equal creative and product development knowledge, with particular attention to the plastics field and their moulding and prototyping processes.
The use of an absolute and performing tool such as the 3DEXPERIENCE platform combined with an optimized method of designing the 3D model allow me to create an alchemy to take design to a higher level, and offer an innovative, transversal and strategic response for industrial design in terms of flexibility, quality, and speed in all design stages, from thought to production through the most important human factor.
Product Management Director - CP&M, Retail, Appearance & Automotive Products:
Joined X-Rite in 1998 with progression through Applications Support, Sales Account Management, Product Management, now responsible for Product Portfolio Management within the markets of Consumer Products & Materials, Retail, Appearance and Automotive Products.
X-Rite manufacture, market and support innovative technology-based solutions for global markets where colour and appearance matter, from inspiration through production, for the purpose of creating economic value while considering our environmental and social responsibilities.
Current role includes; Managing a team of product managers that help define market roadmaps, develop business models and strategic partnerships, working closely with our customers to validate product concepts.
Prior to joining X-Rite, worked 11 years in the paint industry, architectural, protective and automotive sectors, holding R&D, Quality Control and Production Development roles.
Xavier MELKONIAN joined Dassault Systemes in 2009 to take the responsibility of the CATIA Design Domain in the CATIA Brand.
Prior to join Dassault Systèmes, Xavier spent nearly 20 years in the software industry for Styling & Design in various positions from R&D, Busines development, to Product & Industry Management.
Xavier MELKONIAN's responsibility includes defining the Dassault Systèmes strategy of the CATIA Design Roles portofolio solutions to address the Industrial Design, Visualization, Reverse Engineering, Class-A Surfaces modeling markets for both transportation and product Design industries.
As Design & Innovation Manager for Dassault Systèmes, Paul-Emeric applies a transverse approach from upstream thinking to best-in-class agile design delivery.
An expert in design process, Paul-Emeric aims to bring new ways to design everyday products, services and solutions thanks to collaboration and a strongly sustainable perspective.
Martin is with Dassault Systèmes for over 10 years and has worked in the industry as a Design & Process Consultant, Team Lead, Project Manager and R&D Advisor. As Senior Roles Portfolio Manager, he is currently in charge of the rendering solutions in our CATIA Design portfolio. Martin has always been passionate about pixels – before joining Dassault Systèmes, he worked as a 3D Artist in the computer games industry since 2005.
His professional experience in computer graphics, rendering and high-end visualization sums up to more than 20 years. Beyond his expertise in industrial design visualization, he loves science-fiction and visual effects, gaming, VR and digital arts.
He started his career in 2011 in the German automotive industry and acquired deep knowledge and understanding in this field in various roles such as design engineer, class-A surface modeler, project leader, and transportation designer.
Since March 2022, He have been working as a CATIA Design Industry Process Expert at DASSAULT SYSTEMES. This role has provided him with the opportunity to expand his skill set and knowledge beyond the automotive sector and into a variety of other industries.
Being part of the CATIA Design IPS Team is a fulfilling experience for me. He thrive on the daily challenges that come his way, and he enjoy the opportunity to build connections and work collaboratively with engineering experts from diverse backgrounds and areas.
Laura PEYTHIEUX started her career in Dassault Systèmes in 2011, as CATIA R&D Software Development Engineer in CATIA Creative Design Applications team. PEYTHIEUX tasks were first mainly to develop CATIA Natural Sketch features. The time passing by, PEYTHIEUX soon became Lead developer and finally People Manager of half of the team based in Aix en Provence.
At the same time, PEYTHIEUX was involved from the beginning in the definition and the technical conception of CATIA Creative Design Experience, a brand new product unifying curves and surfaces workflows to cover the whole Creative Design process.
This year, PEYTHIEUX made a career change to become Industry Process Expert with focus on Reverse Engineering and Creative Design. PEYTHIEUX mission is to deliver training, consulting and demonstrations to support customers of all industries in their use of 3DEXPERIENCE ecosystem.
She also aim at improving our products by sharing the knowledge and experience gathered with customers. PEYTHIEUX convinced that our technology can help to be smarter, more efficient but also more creative!
Edouard SUTRE is a design engineer and expert in 3D parametric design. He is part of DASSAULT SYSTEMES and CATIA R&D organization, as product technical manager. His main mission is to promote and support the development of powerful and innovative roles & applications for the community of creative designers.
Graduated in Industrial Design and International Business Management, Felix works for Dassault Systèmes for 8 years now, as Senior Solution Consultant and Techsales for CATIA Design.
Working in the CATIA Design IPS team, his role includes the following tasks:
- Consulting and supporting customers on the 3D design solutions
- Analyzing and consulting the Design Studio workflow and digital tool chain of its customers
- Executing sales demonstrations with the 3D design solutions for various customers from different industries
- Performing onsite software trainings of our solution to designers and engineers of our customers
- Designing various products to demonstrate our design solutions to our customers to support the sales process
Laurent started his career within Dassault Systèmes, where he joined the industrialization department of CATIA R&D. During 10 years, he ensured various jobs of test engineering, customer support and QA manager, where he contributed to massive adoption on the market of our core engineering & surfacing applications, from both CATIA V4 & CATIA V5 versions, mostly through dedicated projects with key customers in Transport & Mobility and Aerospace & Defense industries.
Laurent joined CATIA Design portfolio team in 2009, taking care of CATIA most advanced surfaces solutions such as ICEM products and Reverse Engineering domain where his missions led him to produce materials for marketing purpose or customer support. Always pushing for innovation and process transformations, Laurent is leading the CATIA Design Surface Refinement R&D portfolio strategy, through deployment projects with partners and customers. Laurent maintains the important link between B2B world & CATIA R&D, to daily build & improve creative solutions, and finally propose best possible offer for a classically demanding population of surface modeling experts worldwide.
Michael ADRIAN is working as a Technical Sales Specialist in the CATIA Design IPS Team. Michael started his professional career in Virtual Reality technologies back in the 1990s after his study of Philosophy and Linguistics.
His expertise includes 3D data conversion and preparation for real-time rendering, immersive processes and technologies in industrial review applications, multi-user environments for collaborative design reviews and some more.
Today Michael is supporting our customers and partners as technical sales consultant.
BRUNO have more than 20 years of experience as consultant subcontractor, as senior designer and 3D senior surface designer working within the major automotive brand as FCA Group, Centro Stile FIAT, Centro Stile Bertone, Lamborghini, Italdesign, Iveco, Peugeot, Opel, GM, Mitsubishi, Jac Motors, Faw, Changan.
From 2015 to 2020 I led my own company working for the Jaguar Land Rover Design Center in UK.
After more than 10 years working for the car industry as a car configurator production specialist, Stanislas DACREMONT moved to CATIA Design team to support and promote our Product Experience solutions.
Stanislas DACREMONT experience in consulting and visual assets production (brochures, web configurators, print) gave me a rendering and visualization knowledge that I put now at the service of our Product Experiences, so they are always able to provide the best solutions to their customers.
Dr. Sven Lammers is an experienced professional with a strong background in technology, innovation, aviation, and sustainability. As a Senior Industry Business Consultant at Dassault Systèmes, Sven manages the 3DEXPERIENCE Center at the ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautics Research, connecting Dassault Systèmes and its partners to engage in a well-defined process from concept incubation to tangible outcomes with prototypes and proof of values.
Daniel joined Dassault Systemes after obtaining his diploma in mechanical engineering. He is with Dassault Systemes for over 10 years and has worked in the industry as a Design & Engineering Consultant and R&D Advisor.
He was also promoting our solutions on internal and external events. As a Senior Role Portfolio Engineering Manager, he is currently in charge of the visual validation solutions in our CATIA Design portfolio.
François Joined Dassault Systèmes in 2005, following the acquisition of Virtools as the VP Sales EMEAR, before starting a new position in 2013 within the CATIA Brand, as the Creative Design Portfolio Director.
His mission is to define the Strategy and to build the Portfolio of solutions for the Creative Design and Human Experience disciplines. Prior to join Dassault Systèmes, François spent over 10 years as Managing Sales in the Software and Hardware integration and application development activities, in the field of Virtual Reality and interactive 3D.
French/Spanish industrial designer working as an independent. After studies in mechanical engineering then in industrial creation and finally in design and innovation management, Tony worked for large companies such as Renault, Delsey and Dassault Systèmes to finally create his own studio allowing to broaden his collaborations in the field of product design, service design, art direction and design consulting.
For more than 20 years Ulrich have been dealing with tolerance management in various forms. Ulrich started in the technical field and since 2008 he have been consulting companies in the area of quality and quality processes. In 2020 He took over the position of DCS Solution Sales Europe.
Anne ASENSIO is a designer. She held executive roles in design management and innovation strategy at Renault, General Motors, and now Dassault Systèmes. There she founded the Design Studio, gathering a multidisciplinary team in innovation strategy by design (Design Experience), design research, design management and consultancy.
Anne ASENSIO has won several design and innovation awards and plays an active role in strategic boards for companies and design schools throughout the world.
As a Car and Design enthusiast since his early school days, Markus has always had a focus on the business aspects of the Design & Styling scene. In several Sales and Business Development roles in the past 20 years, he has focused on the core aspects of the digital Design process like Concept 3D Modeling, Class-A Surfacing and High-End Visualization.
Markus has worked with all German automotive OEM’s and also with Design Studios from other industries. He has been part of the Dassault Systèmes Creative Design team since 2011.