Industry veteran to strengthen leadership team and drive growth initiatives as the company launches pivotal new technologies to the engineering software industry.
Bend, OR – October 23, 2013 – Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of 3D software development tools for desktop, cloud & mobile platforms is pleased to announce that Dave Opsahl is joining the company as the Vice President of Corporate Development. In this role, Dave will explore, develop and lead company growth initiatives as well as add extensive leadership experience to the Tech Soft 3D team.
Dave has a distinguished track record in business development including his most recent role as the Managing Member of Sagemark LLC, a consulting company specializing in marketing and business development projects for manufacturing software companies. He also served as the Executive Director of the 3D PDF Consortium, where he led the formation of the new industry consortium, recruited members, and established the organization as an independent source of information related to 3D PDF. With the consent of the Board of Directors of the Consortium, Dave will continue his role as Executive Director until such time as an appropriate successor is determined.
Prior to joining the 3D PDF Consortium, Dave spent six years as the CEO of Actify, a leader in 3D product data intelligence. He previously served as Vice President of Business Development at Actify, Cardonet, Assentive Solutions, and Adaptive Media, was General Manager of Tecnomatix Quality Engineering (now part of Siemens PLM Software), and spent 12 years as a Regional Sales Director for Computervision.
“As Tech Soft 3D continues its growth and expansion we need and value the kind of experience and skill that Dave brings to the table. Having known Dave in a number of capacities and roles over the years, I am confident he will be a valuable addition to the team and a key part of our company growth,” said Ron Fritz, Tech Soft 3D CEO.
Dave Opsahl added, “I believe Tech Soft 3D is wonderfully poised to continue its current growth trajectory. Tech Soft 3D’s people, technology and relationships position the company for some exciting times ahead and I am eager to be a part of that.”
About Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global B2D provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. The company’s product portfolio powers nearly 500 applications globally and includes the HOOPS suite of software tools, 3D PDF solutions and Autodesk OEM products. For more information, visit http://www.techsoft3d.com or contact (541) 383-4126.