Erik SWDBERG is Dassault Systèmes, Executive Vice President and GEO Managing Director for Americas. Erik’s role is to achieve the company’s revenue goals in the geography by moving the organization to a customer-first model and positioning the 3DEXPERIENCE platform at the center of our relationships with customers, users, partners, and influencers. Prior to his current role, Erik was Dassault Systèmes Global Account Director for Boeing where he led some of our largest services programs and secured the company’s largest software contract. Most recently, he initiated the Boeing supply chain program working in a client centric model.
During his 21 years with Dassault Systèmes, Erik acquired wideranging experience in a number of industries in addition to Aerospace and Defense, including High Tech, Automotive, Industrial Equipment, Retail and Life Sciences. Erik builds strong trusted partner relationships and brings a full kit of capability having worked in technical sales, services, business consulting and sales.
Erik joined Dassault Systèmes in 2006 when Dassault Systèmes acquired MatrixOne. At Matrixone, he was the Consulting Services Director and helped many customers bring innovative solutions to solve complex business challenges with global end user impacts. During the transition within Dassault Systèmes, he became the Director of Services, responsible for overseeing major business transformation initiatives while managing a team of over 150 business transformation experts for the Aerospace and Defense Industry.
In 2009, Erik became the Dassault Systèmes Senior Business Transformation Architect. In this Business Transformation Architect role, Erik was responsible for defining the “to-be” business and solution architectures by connecting the customer business requirements with COTS tools. He joined the Boeing Team in 2012.
26 years expertise in Product Development & End to End Virtual Product / Experience Innovation.
Since December 2019, CEO of CATIA at Dassault Systèmes.
He started his career at Dassault Systèmes (3DS) in 1995 in CATIA’s Shape Design Industrialization Team. Then, he joined 3DS international Automotive Competency Center working with renowned customers like HONDA, FIAT, BMW, CHRYSLER and PSA to help them transform their design practices in the area of car body and styling. Through these experiences, he acquired deep knowledge of the automotive sector and customers’ business processes.
In 2011, he was appointed Vice President of the new defined Transportation & Mobility industry, which assists manufacturers and suppliers to develop new mobility experiences for their consumers.
As CATIA CEO, he is looking forward to empower the Community of Design Innovators to Engineer & Experience the best System of System from Concept to Experience Driven Engineering.