Jon Hirschtick

Executive Vice President & GM of Onshape & Atlas , PTC

Jon Hirschtick is EVP and General Manager of Onshape and Atlas at PTC. He leads the Onshape business he originally co-founded and sold to PTC in 2019. Jon also oversees several PTC products and the PTC Atlas Platform. He is considered a top thought leader in the computer-aided design (CAD) industry and is one of a few CAD executives to receive the prestigious CAD Society Leadership Award.

Prior to Onshape and PTC, Jon was Co-founder and CEO of SolidWorks which he sold to Dassault Systemes in 1997. He has also served as Director of Engineering at Computervision and Manager of MIT’s CADLab.

Jon earned an M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and was part of the infamous MIT Blackjack team featured in books and movies.

Session Info

Thursday, April 22 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Impact of Technology

Hear from PTC executives about the need for organizations to transform to a more agile product development process, and how a digital thread strategy connects the product development process to the people, products, and places where work gets done. They’ll also discuss how generative design and artificial intelligence are disrupting the product development process we know today. Featuring Jon Hirschtick, EVP & General Manager of Onshape and Atlas, Kevin Wrenn, EVP of Products, and Linda Lokay, Product Management VP of Advanced Development.

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