Steve Dertien is the chief technology officer and managing director of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer at PTC. In this role, Steve champions corporate technology strategy across PTC’s marquee solutions including augmented and virtual reality, the industrial internet of things, software architecture, computer-aided design, and product lifecycle management. Steve also leads the innovation research lab and advanced technology development groups, where he evangelizes state-of-the-art advancements with PTC technology and the business advantages it can provide to PTC’s customers and global partner network.
In 2018, Steve was named the managing director of the Office of the CTO. Over the course of his career at PTC, Steve has been charged with guiding companies through their implementation of PTC technologies and incorporating newly acquired technologies into the wider PTC portfolio. Prior to joining PTC, Steve served as a manufacturing engineer and business systems analyst at Medtronic.
Steve has spoken at conferences and events around the world. Most recently, he was featured on the cover of Insights Success as one of “The 30 Most Influential Business Leaders in Tech 2019.”
Steve joined PTC in 2000 following his graduation from Ferris State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.