Dr. Dennis Nagy
NAFEMS Consultant and
Member, NAFEMS North American Steering Committee
Dr. Nagy currently divides his professional time between two major activities:
CIMdata: a non-biased, independent, global consulting firm that has established itself as a world-leading source of information and guidance to both industrial organizations and suppliers of PLM technologies and services.
Smart Core Business Solutions: a Research-Triangle (NC)-based team of highly-experienced executive consultants serving clients globally.
Dr. Nagy is a thirty-nine-year veteran of international accomplishments and experience (including 8 years working in Germany) in all aspects of engineering simulation (CAE) software, from R&D through executive leadership. Prior to joining CD-adapco as VP of Marketing and Business Development in 2005, he held various previous executive positions in the engineering software world, including CEO of Engineous, Senior VP of Worldwide Sales and Support and a Corporate Officer at publicly-traded (at that time) MSC.Software, VP of Marketing at Fluent, and VP of International Business Development at Blue Ridge Numerics.
Earlier in his career, he opened the first German office of Cincinnati-based SDRC (now part of Siemens PLM), was an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Princeton University, and developed the engineering software FEA system ASKA/PERMAS at the University of Stuttgart's prestigious Institute for Aerospace Structures.
Dr. Nagy is an engineering graduate of MIT (BS, MS) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.) and speaks fluent German in addition to his native English.