Aras, a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) and digital thread solutions, announced today that product management / design and software development industry leader Igal Kaptsan has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product Management.

Igal joins Aras from GE Additive, where he served as general manager for their software business and was responsible for driving innovation, executing product strategy, and developing new products. Prior to GE, Igal had considerable experience within the digital engineering and PLM industry as the Vice President of Product Management at Dassault Systèmes, and several years as the VP of Product Management with PTC. His experience also includes several product development and R&D roles at Bentley Systems and various startups.

“Igal has a proven track record of successfully delivering innovative software solutions that exceed customer expectations and drive company growth,” said Roque Martin, CEO of Aras. “His experience, philosophy, and vision will empower us to further align our product roadmap with market demands and continue to develop Aras Innovator as the leading platform for PLM and digital thread solutions.”

“Evolving market demands and dynamic customer needs continue to add complexity to the product design and engineering process,” said Kaptsan. “Aras Innovator’s ability to maintain connections to critical product information across different engineering disciplines through a unified digital thread is truly powerful. I look forward to further enhancing the platform capabilities, the user experience, and supporting customers as they solve real-world problems.”

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