Dan Staples is the Director of Solid Edge Product Development. Dan has more than 20 years' experience in the Mechanical CAD industry, including key roles at Intergraph, SensAble Technologies, and UGS. Dan was instrumental in defining the original vision for the Solid Edge product line and managing its deployment and evolution. More recently, he has been involved in defining the vision for Solid Edge for the next decade. Dan holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.