This spring PLM World will elect a new Strategic Technical Director and Vice Chairman. For your reference, the descriptions for Strategic Technical Director and Vice Chairman are included below:

  • Accepting nominations for open positions February 3, 2017 -  March 10, 2017  
  • Final candidates will be announced on March 17, 2017
  • Elections will held April 3, 2017 - May 10, 2017
  • Final results will be announced on May 11, 2017 

**Siemens PLM Employees and PLM World Partners are not eligible for Nomination**


Strategic Technical Director | (2 Year Term) 

The Strategic Technical Director shall develop and nurture a 3-5 year plan focusing on PLM technology and capability growth areas. Primary responsibilities shall be to foster the collaboration among PLMW members, PLMW partners, and SPLM resulting in ideas and concepts to be further developed into deliverables through working groups and innovation teams.

The Strategic Technical Director shall be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Chair the Technical Committee and represent the Technical Committee on the Board of Directors
  • Ensure alignment with the Siemens Product Development organization
  • Monitor other PLM industry Groups (e.g. PI Congress, CIMdata ) and build relationships with their leaders to gather insight from them and their respective user communities.
  • Represent PLMW at select technical conferences (e.g. PI Congress, CIMdata PLM Roadmap, Siemens PLM Innovation Leadership Summit) as appropriate

Attributes:

  • Functional knowledge of PLM methods and tools
  • Understanding of the functional areas and information needs of the product lifecycle
  • Ability to identify emerging technologies related to PLM and the digital enterprise
  • Ability to align strategic plans to technology development


Vice Chairperson | (2 year term, ascends to Chairperson 2 year term)

In addition to assisting the Chairperson, the Vice chairman position is responsible for engaging the staff and board in:

  • Creating a strategy for long-term member engagement.
  • Creating programs for increased long-term member value.
  • Creating a digital footprint plan for the organization
  • Formulating a Long-term organization structure plan
  • Monetizing our assets
  • Creation of a long-term resource investment strategy

Attributes:

  • General knowledge of PLM methods and tools
  • Understanding of the functional areas and information needs of the product lifecycle
  • General knowledge of business management


Due to unforeseen circumstances, PLM World will also be accepting nominations of candidates to fill the final year of the current Technical Operations Director position.

Technical Operations Director(1 year term, ascends to Technical Director 2 year term)

The Technical Operations Director’s primary responsibilities shall be to assist the Technical Director and provide oversight to the Working Groups.  The Technical Operations Director is a member of the Technical Committee. The Technical Operations Director shall be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Prepare to assume the responsibilities of the Tech Director
  • Receive Working Group applications and review them with the Technical Committee
  • Ensure that Working Groups are actively meeting their objectives, goals, and stated deliverables

Submit a Nomination