PTC Global Partner Summit

PTC Global Partner Summit

Accelerate as One

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June 18 - 20, 2018


Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

415 Summer St., Boston, MA



About the Event

In just one year, the successful solutions built through PTC Global Partner Network have accelerated at an extraordinary rate, proving that as one network, we have a singular, unprecedented and powerful opportunity at our fingertips.

Nowhere is that more visible and the opportunity more present than at LiveWorx 2018. This year, PTC Global Partner Summit events will be interwoven into the fabric of LiveWorx. During the three-day combined event, you’ll have access to exclusive evenings and high touch events, a partner lounge, and example after example of partners who’ve combined their forces to enable joint success.

Join PTC executives, change makers and PTC partners from around the world and forge alliances that are driving innovation and value today.

To attend the PTC Global Partner Summit, you must be registered for LiveWorx. Register today!

Register today to attend the PTC Global Partner Summit. You must be registered for LiveWorx in order to attend the Global Partner Summit.

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Guest Speakers

Matt Cohen

EVP, Field Operations, PTC

Kerry Grimes

DVP, Partner Network, PTC

Jim Heppelmann

President and CEO, PTC

Catherine Kniker

Platform Chief Revenue Officer, PTC

Kathleen Mitford

EVP, Products, PTC


General Session | Monday, June 18, 2018 | Apex Theater

1:45 PM - 3:15PM

Evolution of the PTC Partner Network: What's New

Kerry Grimes, DVP, Partner Network, PTC

Customer Success Progression and New Business Models

Matt Cohen, EVP, Field Operations, PTC

Innovation as a Team Sport

Jim Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC

PTC Portfolio Strategy and Roadmap

Kathleen Mitford, EVP, Products, PTC; Mike Campbell, EVP, Augmented Reality Products, PTC; Iain Michel, General Manager, ThingWorx IoT, PTC

Winning in the Market with IoT and AR

Catherine Kniker, Platform Chief Revenue Officer, PTC

Breakout Sessions | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Level 0/Room 052 AB

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Welcome and Afternoon Session Overview

Georges Millet, EMEA Channel Sales Vice President, PTC

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Accelerate Innovation!

Collaborating with Partners and the PTC Marketplace

Drew Quinlan, Strategic Alliances Sales, Vice President, PTC
Bob Neubaum, Director, ThingWorx Marketplace, PTC
Gary Smith, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Solution Provider Sales, PTC
Ravi Asrani, Vice President, Global System Integrators & Management Consultants, PTC

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Get Inspired!

Success Stories for Partners

Our Digital Transformation Journey: Allied Reliability
John Schultz

Strong Partnership Accelerates Factory of the Future Deployment: Automatech & Factora Solutions
Barry Lynch, VP Sales & Marketing, Factora Solutions

Powering the Refinery of the Future: Deloitte & HPE
David Joy, Global Solutions Engineering, HPE

Partnering for Innovation: ANSYS
Justin Hendrickson, Director, Product Management, ANSYS

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Accelerate Productivity!

PTC Enablement Programs, IoT University, Developer Portal

Heinz Hempert, Channel Partner Vice President, PTC
Don Cooper, Vice President, Global Sales Enablement, PTC
Ayora Berry, Vice President Academic Programs, PTC
Mike Aglietti, Vice President, ThingWorx Developer Programs, PTC

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Innovate and Win with PTC! PTC Portfolio Strategy Overview for Partners

Kathleen Mitford, EVP Products, PTC
Mike Campbell, EVP Augmented Reality Products, PTC
Iain Michel, General Manager of ThingWorx IoT, PTC

Agenda is subject to change.

Network, a lot!

A good conference will give you opportunities to mix and mingle, a great conference makes it a priority to put you together with like-minded strategists from around the world who come together to forge new relationships with the powerhouse partners who are driving the industrial transformation today. Whether you’re a Solution Provider, Global Systems Integrator or Technology Provider, you won't want to miss Global Partner Summit at LiveWorx. You will get access to PTC executives, partner executive leadership, as well as all the sessions and information you need to succeed in selling PTC products and solutions.

Partners who register for the Global Partner Summit at LiveWorx will have exclusive access to the PTC Partner Network Lounge located in the East Registration area of the BCEC. The lounge will have plenty of space for partners to book private meetings with PTC executives, charge up their devices, grab some coffee and snacks, meet with your peers or just relax in between sessions and meetings. You may even bump into one of our videographers and get the chance to videotape a promotional success story of your own.

Partner Evening Reception

Tuesday, June 19 | 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Legal Seafood Harborside

Don't miss the exclusive reception for partners from 7:30 - 10:30 pm on Tuesday evening at Legal Seafood Harborside, located in Boston's Seaport District. Enjoy cocktails and the best seafood in town overlooking the Boston Harbor. Partners must present their LiveWorx badge to gain entrance to the reception.


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