James E. Cashman III (Chair)Chairman of the Board
James Cashman is a veteran of the software industry for over 45 years, and serves as an advisor to numerous high tech companies. He most recently served for 20 years in the CEO and Executive Chairman roles of ANSYS, Inc. which grew from $50 million to over $1 billion in revenues over his tenure. During that span, ANSYS was one of the top 5 public technology companies in terms of total shareholder returns, while joining the S&P500 and NASDAQ-100. He has evangelized Simulation Driven Product Development which enables organizations to develop virtual prototypes, resulting in reduced testing, faster time-to-market, and better quality products. As such, he has been featured in many publications, as well as on CNBC, CNN, FBN, Bloomberg and other on-air networks.