Global Leadership

Prabhu Patil CEO

Prabhu Patil

CEO

Prabhu Patil

With over 22 years in various leadership roles Prabhu has extensively contributed to the success of Siemens PLM, UGS/EDS, SDRC and IBM PLM. Prabhu has experience in successfully defining, executing and stabilizing complex global programs spread across multiple Continents, Countries, Programs and Technologies in the area of CAD/CAM/CAE simulation and PLM solutions. Prabhu excels in defining & executing strategic PLM direction for global corporations and finding solutions for ever-emerging technology challenges due to multiple products, platforms and technologies accumulation as a result of growth, global mergers and acquisitions.

Prabhu has successfully led and built an Offshore Delivery Center for IT Infrastructure services company from scratch including setting up a business entity, STPI, infrastructure, hiring and retaining the best talent and successfully executed 24 x 7 operations center. As a President of PROLIM, Prabhu is responsible for P & L, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Client Management, and overseeing Global Operations.

Prabhu has been recognized with several awards like Siemens Americas Consulting Award, Ford Mustang C3PNG Award, EDS Achievement Award, SDRC Product Manager Award, Rookie of the Year 1997 Award, PTC Award of Excellence, Best Scientist Indian Defense R&D Award.

Prabhu holds an MBA with high distinction from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prabhu was a Topper in Master of Engineering and Topper Bachelor of Engineering from India. Prabhu lives at Texas, USA.

Rich Solti - VP Sales

Rich Solti

Head of Sales

Rich Solti

Rich brings to PROLIM, over 25 years of experience in providing IT, Engineering, Consulting, and outsourced solutions for a wide variety of industries including aircraft, automotive, computer, defense, furniture, government, insurance, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical. He has managed both sales and recruiting teams for small and large Fortune 500 companies. He brings a strong understanding of providing solutions to solve today’s complex business needs. He has been a recognized proven performer as a top sales and recruiting professional by helping grow several organizations throughout his career.

Rich has managed several outsourced IT, design, and engineering projects including Software development for an SQL automotive parts database for Tier 1 brake supplier. An outsourced PC Help Desk for major Tier 1 automotive interior and seating supplier. Complete design responsibility of interior trim parts for a large Tier 1 automotive supplier. Full Dimensional Engineering including 3D Tolerance Analysis and GD& T for a seating system for both a furniture and automotive Tier 1 supplier. Customized Engineering training manuals for several aerospace manufacturers, automotive OEM’s, computer manufacturers, and defense contractors.

Rich has had management responsibilities for up to 500 people. He has managed sales teams as large as 12 people. He has held management roles with over $20 million in annual sales including full P & L responsibility. He has also run full desk as both the salesperson filling client requirements and thus has a strong understanding of what it takes to meet customer demands and fill niche requirements.

Rich has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and is also fluent in Hungarian and proficient in German. Rich currently lives in Warren, Michigan USA, a suburb of Detroit, in the heart of the automotive industry.

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Aaditya Vidyarthi

Managing Director Australia 

Aaditya Vidyarthi

Aaditya is experienced in technology domains like CAD, CAM, Cloud computing, ALM, PLM, ERP and led large consulting engagements.

Aaditya is an accomplished business leader, motivator, and mentor in Multinational PLM and IT Organizations in India. He is an expert in Challenger Sales, Enterprise Consultative Sales, Business Conversations, Resource Optimization, Value Creation, Competitive Differentiation. His professional success (since 2015) is based on the unique formula of “Never lost a Competitive Opportunity, never won it on the Price”. He strongly believes in bringing a unique insight into a business opportunity based on Competitive Differentiators.

Aaditya has qualifications in technology and business management from reputed Institutes in India. He is Bachelor of Engineering and Post Graduate in Business Management from SP Jain Institute, Mumbai, India.

Ashwini Patil

Ashwini Patil

Chief Technology Officer

Ashwini Patil

Ashwini has over 24+ years of experience in Technology management, Data Architecture, Data Analysis, Data Modeling, Data Profiling, Data Quality and Metrics, Data Migration and PL/SQL. Designed and managed conceptual, logical and physical data models for large Data Warehouses and Data Marts using ER Studio. Worked on Global Data Migration projects for UK, Germany and Canada. Defined Enterprise Data Dictionary and XML schema. Extensive hands-on PL/SQL programming using advanced Oracle table functions and analytical functions.

Ashwini worked at United Health Group as an Enterprise Architect and Delivery Leader. She led the design and implementation of the latest technologies like Big Data and MarkLogic (NoSQL database). She published best practices and procedures by forming a Centre of Excellence for their Consumer 360 product. She managed a team of developers across US and India. Prior to this, Ashwini held various leadership roles in the automotive space at IHS and was responsible for building Automotive Intelligence Solutions including Online Dealer Management Systems for Toyota, Chrysler and Honda Dealerships.

Ashwini has a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from India.

At PROLIM, Ashwini’s primary role and responsibility will be to lead Information Technology (IT) strategy and ensure it is in alignment with the company’s overall business objectives and business functions. She will also be responsible for leading and implementing new technologies like Big Data, AWS and IOT for our customers to improve efficiency across the organizations and increase customer satisfaction. She will be working out of Plano, TX office.

Srinath Koppa - Managing Director

Srinath Koppa

Managing Director India

Srinath Koppa

Srinath has over 20 years of experience working across start-ups to large enterprises. He started his career with an Ann Arbor-based start-up, Imageware, selling software and has since then worked with SDRC, EDS, UGS and Siemens as the CAD/CAE/PLM industry went through consolidation. He has worked in various roles of technical pre & post-sales, product management, marketing, product development & sales. For a brief period, he left Siemens and joined Infosys in growing its North American Automotive Engineering business. After a successful stint in North America, he relocated to India and re-joined Siemens India.

In Siemens India, Srinath led the Industry consulting team and help shift the focus from selling individual products to a tight-knit industry solution across the domains of mechanical, electrical, electronics & software. He led both the Automotive & Machinery industries and used business consulting practices as a catalyst to grow the revenue for Siemens India.

Sha Jonna - Head of Talent Acquisition

Sha Jonna

Head of Talent Acquisition

Sha Jonna

Sha is a highly experienced individual with extensive experience in full lifecycle Recruitment and HR Processes. Sha is a dynamic and result-oriented individual with technical recruiting experience, focused in the placement of IT professionals such as Software Engineers/Architects, Database Architects /Developers /Administrators, Network/ System/ Security Engineers, Web Developers, Quality Assurance/Test Engineers, Technical Program/Product/Project Managers, Development Managers, and Business Analysts possess.

Sha has excellent knowledge of recruiting and hiring processes including sourcing, interviewing, reference checking, tracking, salary negotiations, and closing. He is highly experienced in sourcing candidates through job boards, ATS, Social Media outlets and referrals. Sha possesses excellent interpersonal and rapport-building skills. He holds a Bachelors of Engineering and Post Graduate in Computer Science.

America Leadership

Tony Lisle - Director of Engineering

Tony Lisle

Director of Engineering

Tony Lisle

Tony Lisle is responsible for PLM Engineering Management at PROLIM PLM. He started his career in 1995. He began CNC Programming in 1997, G & M Code Programming across almost all CAM software platforms that include NX/Unigraphics, SurfCAM, GibbsCAM, MasterCAM, Part Maker, ArcoCAD for CMM, JMS Pro, etc. As responsible for Engineering Management, Tony is responsible for Managing Engineering Team, Presales Demos, Training, and Technical Support.

Tony manages Project delivery deadlines, Project Management for Services and Collaborate with Sales Team to support presales activities, Collaborate with Marketing Team on behalf of Engineering Team. Tony is a hands-on manager and leads the CAM Team’s projects, schedule, and deliveries, Create tutorial videos and “How-to” documents for customers and for our company website and YouTube Channel. He handles high-end Technical Support for NX, Contract Programming, Post Processor development and Customization for NX per customer specs of Templates, Libraries, Shop Docs, CAM Setup and Customizing Defaults.

Tony is a Certified Siemens Pre-Sales Technical Practitioner – Provide software demonstrations for customers to show how NX CAM can help with their engineering and manufacturing process. Tony is also Certified to conduct Siemens classes on NX CAM Fixed-Axis and Multi-Axis Milling, NX CAM Turning Manufacturing Process, NX CAM Customization & Configuration.

Justin Derue

Justin DeRue

Client Advisor

Justin DeRue

Justin has over 17 years of sales, customer service/training and management experience. He will lead sales/Business Development and Account Management from PROLIM’s Detroit office. Justin has been a part of the PROLIM family for over 5 years and his favorite part of his job is his daily integration with his customers.

Justin is a client-focused professional who is dedicated, with a passion for delivering excellent service while exceeding customer expectations. Resolving customer issues is a huge passion of Justin’s so he can help deliver productivity and peace of mind within different work environments. Consider Justin as a Customer Success ninja warrior!

Bryan Hogg - Sales PLM Solutions

Bryan Hogg

Sales – PLM Solutions

Bryan Hogg

Bryan has over 10 years of sales, customer service and management experience. He will be leading Sales/Business Development and Account Management from PROLIM’s Cincinnati office.

Bryan is a client-focused professional who is dedicated, with a passion for delivering excellent service while exceeding customer expectations. Bryan is a transformative, disciplined, and energetic team leader who positions excellent critical thinking skills while always putting the customer first.

Matt Hoefler Director Lead Marketing

Matt Hoefler

Director of Lead Marketing

Matt Hoefler

With over 20 years of Inside Sales and Sales Development experience, Matt Hoefler has helped some of the largest Technology Companies in North America, including Siemens Digital Industries Software, MSC Software, and PROLIM generate millions of dollars in Sales Pipeline and Closed Business.

As Director of Sales Development here at PROLIM, I help grow the digital marketing business with top clients. I serve as both a consultant and digital marketing thought leader for the company and as such, am knowledgeable on digital best practices and have solid experience building and executing digital marketing plans.

Erin Kim - Digital Marketing Specialist

Erin Kim

Digital Marketing Specialist

Erin Kim

Erin Kim has been with PROLIM for about 3 years. She is in a Digital Marketing Specialist position, and she loves her job! As a graduate, of the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, she has worked in various business roles. Her detail-oriented and analytical mind has been an asset in business.

She has a beautiful family – husband, 2 years old daughter, a Corgi dog, and three cats. She enjoys cooking, exercising, and fun new challenges like skydiving!

India Leadership

Srinath Koppa - Managing Director

Srinath Koppa

Managing Director India

Srinath Koppa

Srinath has over 20 years of experience working across start-ups to large enterprises. He started his career with an Ann Arbor-based start-up, Imageware, selling software and has since then worked with SDRC, EDS, UGS and Siemens as the CAD/CAE/PLM industry went through consolidation. He has worked in various roles of technical pre & post-sales, product management, marketing, product development & sales. For a brief period, he left Siemens and joined Infosys in growing its North American Automotive Engineering business. After a successful stint in North America, he relocated to India and re-joined Siemens India.

In Siemens India, Srinath led the Industry consulting team and help shift the focus from selling individual products to a tight-knit industry solution across the domains of mechanical, electrical, electronics & software. He led both the Automotive & Machinery industries and used business consulting practices as a catalyst to grow the revenue for Siemens India.

Ashwini Kumar - APAC HR

Ashwini Kumar

APAC – Human Resource

Ashwini Kumar

Multi-faceted and highly educated HR professional of more than 18 years, with multi national experience as Country Head – HR, Senior Manager, HR Business Partner, etc., His Background comprises Middle / Senior Management level Executive assignments within culturally diverse settings, in private sector organizations including reputed Multi-National Companies. Expertise covers working in Information Technology, Manufacturing, Logistics, Services, Health & Social Care sectors.

Ashwini as a highly experienced HR Professional has extensive experience in Recruitment & Resourcing, HRBP, Performance Management, Generalist HR, Compensation & Rewards, Change Management and Employee Relations. Well versed in all aspects of delivering on recruitment, employee life cycle management, training, implementing and developing HR policies and procedures, disciplinary actions, grievance handling, sickness/absence management, consultation process. He holds Degrees in Commerce and Law also a Certified Practioner of Thomas International PPA (Personal Profile Analysis).

Arun Ganesan - Head of Delivery

Arun Ganesan

Head of Delivery

Arun Ganesan

Arunachalam is a seasoned professional with 16+ years of experience in the field of IT Delivery Management, Client / Stakeholder Management, Program/Project Management, Application Development/Management, IT Infrastructure Engineering, Business Development. Has played a key role in driving the overall growth, Plan, Profitability, Staffing, Execution and Delivery of complex, large & high visible engagements from Conception to Obsolescence.

With deep domain expertise in Retail, Banking, Insurance, CPG, Supply Chain, Travel & Hospitality, Healthcare industries, Arunachalam has extensive experience in delivery Application and Infrastructure services to clients across US, UK, Asia and Africa under Offshore/Onsite/Offsite/Mixed delivery models. Has lead from the front, efforts towards Program Transitioning, outsourcing development activities and setting up remote development & operational environment, in line with the Client expectations and Onsite team expectations.

Dayanand Patil - General Manager PROLIM

Dayanand Patil

General Manager

Dayanand Patil

Daya is an accomplished decisive leader with proven success in establishing a strong presence in PLM markets by initiating strong business alliances and identifying growth opportunities. His strong experience in managing enterprise clients makes him connect with customers really well providing them outstanding customer experience.

His account management skills have helped establish solid partnerships with industry-leading product lifecycle management companies. Prior to PROLIM, he worked with Cubic Systems and Automation Technologies companies.

Amit Dixit - Regional Manager Sales

Amit Dixit

Head of Sales

Amit Dixit

Amit is a customer-centric sales strategist with progressive experience in driving growth in the rapidly evolving technology industry. His natural aptitude to network & connect business relationships and 19 years of solid experience in defining and directing marketing, sales, and business development strategies outperformed competitors and closed large deals.

Since 2014, he has assisted DesignTech Systems Pvt. Ltd., driving growth across the regions (Kerala &Karnataka) and shaping the future of the company’s emerging technology/tools in the marketplace. Spearheaded end-to-end sales management, including driving revenue, channel partnership, adoption, and market penetration, across all customer segments and sub-verticals particularly in Aerospace and Defense, and Automotive.

Amit has also transformed from growth to greatness in terms of developing and sustaining high-performance sales teams which relentlessly pursue excellence through shared goals, open communication, and a strong sense of accountability.

Vinay Salian - National Manager

Vinay Salian

National Manager

Vinay Salian

Vinay is an accomplished sales manager having extensive experience in shouldering all India responsibility of handling federal sales.

25+ years of experience in handling different industry verticals ranging from Defense, Power & Nuclear Energy, Railways, Hi-Tech manufacturing, Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial Machinery, heavy engineering and so on.

He is proficient in Interfacing with clients for suggesting the most viable product range and cultivating relations with them for securing repeat business; providing technical service support to clients and resolving their issues/ concerns

He holds Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial and production Engineering from Mysore university.

Umesh Khandate

Umesh Khandate

Deputy General Manager

Umesh Khandate

Umesh has more than 15 years of experience in operations, accounting, and finance functions. Successfully handled various projects and helped the team to reach its goal. Oversee the financial strategy, and health of the business, and manage the rest of the financial department and financial planning, reporting and controls.

Certified Six Sigma Green holder with topics covered were Terminologies in Six Sigma, DPU & DPMO, Six Sigma History & Concepts, and Six Sigma – Principles & Key Themes, DMAIC Methodology and basic tools of QC.

Certificated ISO internal auditor and implemented and maintained the standards across the organization. Helping organizations to improve their performance by specifying repeatable steps that organizations consciously implement to achieve their goals and objectives.

Anup Mannari

Software Development Manager

Anup Mannari

Anup Mannari is a Software Development Manager with over 8+ years of experience in product development & team management. He graduated from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) in India with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biotechnology.

He manages the Mendix program in PROLIM with responsibilities in managing the Team, Projects, Prospects, and Projects. He specializes in Customer Engagement in Requirement Gathering, Cost Estimations, Proposing Solutions, Creating Project Timelines, Project Delivery and Post Delivery Engagements.

Anup enjoys watching movies and traveling. During weekends he likes to spend time with his family.

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