Its our pleasure to host Prabhu Patil, Founder & CEO of PROLIM
Join us Wednesday, January 16th for networking, food, drinks, and a special fireside chat with Founder and CEO Prabhu Patil. Prabhu will tell us the story of how he built the PROLIM brand and share his tips for starting your own business, scaling and more.
Prabhu Patil is founder & CEO of PROLIM and has over 25 years of CAD/CAM/CAE and PLM Experience. PROLIM is a 13 years old global Enterprise IOT, PLM Software Solutions company with global presence in US, Canada, Germany and India. PROLIM helps global companies to build innovative products by providing IOT & PLM Software solutions. Prior to founding Prabhu worked in leadership roles at Siemens PLM, EDS, IBM.
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PRESIDENT & CEO
As President of the company, he helps global companies to build strategies, innovative products, and set up and scale software centers / R&D centers / offshore development centers (ODC). Prabhu has been recognized with several awards like Siemens Americas Consulting Award, Ford Mustang C3PNG Award, EDS Achievement Award, PTC Award of Excellence, Best Scientist Indian Defense R&D Award.
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 a Offshore Delivery Center for IT Infrastructure services company from scratch including setting up business entity, STPI, infrastructure, hiring and retaining 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 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 Farmington Hills(suburb of Detroit), MI, USA.
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