Enhance automotive design with NX CAD on the cloud

By Julianne Bass

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How to manage complexity

The complexity of product – electronics and software, as well as design, manufacturing and product – deployment processes, is disrupting practically every automotive organization. Complexity is more than just inconvenient, it manifests itself in longer lead times and higher costs of inventory, quality control and rework. These are real costs that can detract from innovation.

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The benefits of cloud computing

Attendees of this webinar will learn:

  • The competitive advantage a comprehensive, personalized, and flexible digital twin can provide from Siemens
  • How AMD CPU and GPU performance capabilities can exceed existing workstations
  • The added security and accessibility a Microsoft Azure cloud solution delivers

Meet the Presenters:

Thomas Spangler, Senior Marketing Manager, Product Engineering Software, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Thomas Spangler has more than 25 years of experience in CAD and PLM, including 15 years in design, IT, and data management in the automotive industry at both the OEM and supplier levels. Tom completed his master’s degree in business administration in 2006 and joined Siemens in 2008 as a marketing manager. In that role he has created and contributed to multiple product launches, marketing campaigns, and other initiatives.

Gauhar Junnarkar, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

Gauhar has been with Microsoft Azure for the past 3 years and works with key partners on their goals for Azure. He started his career with Siemens Energy several years as a Manufacturing Engineer and has spent several years in consulting after. Gauhar’s brings a business mindset to a technical product management role and believes in power of Azure infra to empower designers and engineers to do more with less

Bret Rohloff, Cloud Development Sales Manager Microsoft Azure for EMEA, AMD

Bret has spent the last year and a half with AMD developing programs and campaigns promoting Microsoft Azure running on AMD platforms. Prior to that, Bret spent 16 years at Microsoft working with the partner community as an engineer and technical evangelist. Bret is passionate about supporting the partner community and building and promoting solutions to fit customer needs.

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