Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 16 January 2023—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the expansion of its Simulation-driven Systems Development (SDSD) practice team, with the addition of Sandeepak Natu as an Executive Consultant.

Sandeepak Natu

With industry experience of more than 25 years, Sandeepak has a strong background in multi-physics-based modeling and simulation technologies, including the development and application of hybrid digital twins. Sandeepak started his career with Fluent India (now part of ANSYS Inc.) and has been associated with several engineering consultancy and simulation software organizations. He has worked with various industrial organizations helping them adopt simulation technologies and has deep application expertise in the automotive, aerospace, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, consumer products, and healthcare sectors. More recently, he has been involved in multiple technology and management consulting roles encompassing digitalization, simulation, sustainability, and business management, including a key role in helping a global vaccine manufacturer scale up its production facilities at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Donald Tolle, CIMdata’s Practice Director for SDSD, “Realizing the business benefits of hybrid digital twin technologies requires a business strategy and technology implementation roadmap that spans engineering, manufacturing, operations, IT, and IoT, including the data management infrastructure required to establish a digital thread of key information across the global enterprise.”

Commenting on his new position, Sandeepak Natu said, “I am very excited to take up this new role at CIMdata and can’t wait to engage with customers in helping them realize the benefits of simulation-driven systems development methodology. The manufacturing industry is going through a rapid transformation due to digitalization, and these are exciting times to be in the PLM management consultancy industry.”

CIMdata’s SDSD practice assists companies in developing a vision, strategy, and implementation roadmap. It also provides implementation best practice guidance in using today’s advanced systems modeling and simulation technologies to address new business opportunities and maximize ROI. For more information, contact CIMdata at info@CIMdata.com