Jon Hirschtick Looks Ahead

I was pleasantly surprised to hear that Jon Hirschtick has put together his SolidWorks team to start something new. Today I had a chat with him on his future plans and few other things. Although he didn’t reveal much I did get a better sense of where he was coming from. Deelip: So I hear [...]

3DPI Interviews Me

My good friend Rachael Park has posted this interview of me as a Cube owner on her 3D Printing Industry blog.

The Road Train

A while ago Autodesk issued a press release titled “Perkins Creates Colossal 400-Foot, 192-Wheel Truck Using Autodesk Software“. I found this particular story quite interesting and took up the offer made by Autodesk PR to know more about this mammoth truck. They put me in touch with Jim Meehan, Engineering Manager at Perkins Specialized Transportation [...]

A Conversation With David Levin

At the recently concluded Bricsys World Conference 2011 in Brussels, Belgium, I had an opportunity to sit down with David Levin, the Chairman of Russian CAD software powerhouse LEDAS. We discussed quite a few things including his company’s 12 year relationship with Dassault Systemes. Deelip: I have been following LEDAS for quite a while now. [...]

A Conversation With Vineet Seth

At the Delcam Asian Technical Summit held in Zhuhai, China, I had the chance to sit down with Vineet Seth, the country manager of Delcam India. His is an interesting story of how one Indian took an idea to a British company and completely changed its presence and the way it does business in India. [...]

Engineer Vs Designer

Episode 8 of Engineer Vs Designer, the weekly talk show by CADJunkie and SolidSmack, had yours truly as the special guest. I must warn you that the interview was carried out at my midnight when I was already half way to la-la land. You can download the episode from here.

A Conversation With Clive Martell

At the recently concluded Delcam Asian Technical Summit 2011 held in Zhuhai, China, I had the opportunity to sit down with Clive Martell, the CEO of Delcam. Here is part of my conversation with Clive. Deelip: Tell me something about yourself. Clive: I think very early on I knew that I wanted to get into [...]

A Conversation With Truman Du

At COFES 2011 I sat down with Truman Du, the CEO of ZWCAD, the Chinese IntelliCAD developer which is looking to create a space for itself in the MCAD world with its acquisition of VX. Truman told me that the negotiations with VX lasted 18 months. He laid out some of his plans for ZW3D, [...]

A Conversation With Jon Hirschtick

During the time leading up to starting SolidWorks Jon Hirschtick had a pretty interesting life. This conversation is about that part of his life. Deelip: I don’t want this conversation to be about SolidWorks. I am more interested in your life before that. I mean the stuff that led up to and including the movie [...]

A Conversation With Bertrand Sicot

At SolidWorks World 2011 I sat down with the new CEO Bertrand Sicot and spoke to him about SolidWorks on the Cloud and the issues surrounding it. Deelip: You made a very profound statement in your speech today when you said that it will never be an either or decision for your customers and that [...]


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