Dave Opsahl, CEO, Actify
Dave Opsahl is the CEO of Actify, formerly VP of Corporate Development for Tech Soft 3D, and managing director of Sagemark LLC, a consultancy working with technical software developers and users on sales, marketing, corporate development, and implementation strategies. Dave was the founder and first executive director of the 3DPDF Consortium, an industry trade group responsible for advancing data interoperability standards for the manufacturing and AEC industries. Drawing on his more than 30 years of experience in the manufacturing and technology industry, Dave has spent most of his time working with and developing innovative technology in the manufacturing sector, turning new ideas into products, and solving some of the most complex problems. When he has spare time, you can find him outdoors fishing, hunting, or mountain-biking the rivers and trails around his home near Bend, Oregon.
Greg Alonso, Principal, Plante Moran
With more than 25 years of automotive sector experience, Greg Alonso is a Principal at Plante Moran. Greg works with executive management teams to develop data-driven strategies to build a differentiated market position and achieve their companies’ strategic goals. As the automotive analytics practice leader, majority of Greg’s client base is Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive suppliers. He has expertise in corporate strategy, business planning, and data analytics.
Michael Mallen PMP, Senior Technical Manager, Actify
Michael has 30 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, product development and management of quality systems. In his current role, Michael works on developing Actify’s unique program management solution to ensure customers enjoy the maximum benefit from the software. Before joining Actify, Michael worked for QAD in various consulting and product management positions. Prior to that, he served in a variety of program management, quality leadership and technical management positions at companies including Suminoe Textiles of America, Global Safety Textiles/Berger Safety Textiles, Hexcel Schwebel – Tech Fab, Reeves International and Autoliv’ Airbags International division. His accreditations include Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Master Blackbelt, ASQ Certified Quality Manager, Lead Auditor / Internal Auditor.