Fred THOMAS is the Strategic Business Development Director for the DELMIA brand of Dassault Systèmes specifically covering the Transportation & Mobility and Industrial Equipment industries.
Mr. THOMAS focuses on industrial operations strategies and solutions to support global, complex discrete manufacturers. Mr. THOMAS spent 12 years with Volkswagen of America as part of the IT leadership team, responsible for manufacturing, distribution, finance and dealership management systems.
As Vice President of IT for Ross Roy Communications, his organization was responsible for developing many of Chrysler Corporation’s original web sites and interactive advertising programs. THOMAS has also held senior management positions with BRAIN NA and Descartes Systems and industry positions with Baan and Novell.
Michael J. BRADFORD has over 30 years of experience in Manufacturing and Information Technologies as a MIS Manager, Materials Manager, Management Consultant, Software Consultant, Business Owner and part-time college instructor. He is currently the Sr. Industry Process Consultant for Transportation & Mobility in the DELMIA Center of Excellence. Mike is a member of ASCM (the Association for Supply Chain Management – formerly APICS) and AIAG (the Automotive Industry Action Group.) He has contributed to multiple industry work groups, has spoken at numerous industry workshops and conferences and has been published in several trade magazines.