Anark’s CEO Stephen Collins to Keynote at Zuken’s Conference in USA
WESTFORD, MA, USA, Feb 19, 2019 – Zuken is pleased to announce Stephen Collins, Chief Executive Officer at Anark Corporation, as Keynote speaker for Zuken Innovation World (ZIW) Americas 2019. ZIW is part of our series of annual conferences taking place around the globe. These conferences bring together our customers, partners and industry professionals for networking, learning, and sharing of innovative ideas.
Stephen Collins, CEO, Anark Corporation
Stephen Collins will speak on “Digital Transformation and the Digital Thread”, explaining the benefits of a connected, collaborative, information-rich digital thread spanning the product life cycle, along with the challenges associated with its implementation. Collins will illustrate how digitalization of different phases of the product life cycle can offer new efficiencies not available in a document-based development process.
Collins is a 25+ year IT industry veteran and entrepreneur with an extensive background in 3D visualization, Model Based Enterprise, and PLM software and solutions. He is an experienced operator with a strong sales process, marketing, business development, technology licensing, and equity financing experience.
During his tenure at Anark, Stephen helped guide Anark through its evolution from innovative 3D web visualization and digital media technology developer to emerge as a fast-growing, leading provider of automated technical enterprise content management, visual collaboration, and digital thread solutions that enable leading global manufacturers to communicate and collaborate more effectively and securely throughout engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, and field service operations.
Education and Innovation
The ZIW conference combines education, networking and innovative ideas offering a fun and interactive experience for our participants. Zuken is broadening the agenda by adding an E/E digital engineering track covering topics focused on Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), digital thread, digital twin, artificial intelligence and more. Participants will hear case studies from customers and partners on current challenges and experiences they are facing and how they address them with Zuken’s solutions. Embedded within the two-day agenda, participants can attend Zuken University classes focused on upcoming software releases and advancing product knowledge and skills. The popular Expert Bar will return offering 1:1 access to Zuken’s technical experts and a hands-on look at the latest product releases.
- Expanded customer and partner participation including: Ansys, Applied Materials, Intel, Anark, Continental, Vitech, Keysight, Komax, PTC, SiliconExpert, and others
- Two-day agenda with 40 technical classes and a new E/E digital engineering track
- Zuken University classes focused on Zuken software release plans, highlights, how-to instruction and more
- Technology Showcase featuring our partner solutions and the Zuken Expert Bar
- Zuken 360, an open Q&A with the Zuken leadership team
For more information, or to register for the event, see www.zuken.com/ziw-us.
About Anark Corporation
As the industry-leading provider of automated technical ECM and visual collaboration software, Anark empowers global manufacturers to come to market faster, with higher quality products, at substantially reduced costs by ensuring that every knowledge worker along the Digital Thread has access to the right information at the right place at the right time. The Anark ECM platform helps market leaders such as General Electric, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Johnson & Johnson, Hydro-Quebec, TE Connectivity, Cisco, Ericsson, and the US Department of Defense to easily transform, publish and manage critical engineering, manufacturing and operational data into powerful, role-specific 3D PDF documents and HTML5 web content that can be consumed on virtually any desktop, mobile, or wearable device to enable secure, connected, information-rich data exchange and collaboration throughout the extended enterprise. For more information, visit www.anark.com.
Zuken is a global provider of electrical and electronic design, and data management solutions to a range of industries that includes automotive, transportation, aerospace and consumer electronics. Zuken’s global brands include CR-8000, a native 3D multi-board / IC packaging design platform; and E3.series, an industry-leading wire harness design solution. The acquisition of Vitech will complement and expand Zuken’s advanced design technologies portfolio with a systems engineering solutions offering. For more information visit www.zuken.com.