Juan F. Betts

Juan F. Betts, PhD, MBA is a Product Management Director at PTC. Dr. Betts leads product teams to design and drive product roadmap functionality for the Mathcad Product Line. Prior to joining PTC, Dr. Betts spent three years as an Engineering Manager at IAS (a United Technologies Joint-Venture outsourcing engineering services provider). At IAS, Dr. Betts established the company’s engineering services technical strategy for 600+ engineers by leading an 11-person team composed of the most senior technical experts across all engineering disciplines. Dr. Betts also led the structures group, which was composed of a 60+-person engineering team. Prior to joining IAS, Dr. Betts spent three years as a Global Vertical Business Unit Manager at LMS (a €120M technology company specializing in CAE software, test systems, and engineering services). At LMS, Dr. Betts had world-wide responsibility for the aerospace segment engaging with Product Divisions, R&D, Marketing, and Sales organizations to align the company’s strategic impact in this sector. Prior to working at LMS, Dr. Betts spent four years at The Aerospace Corporation with postings at the Vehicle Systems Division and the Civil & Commercial Division. Dr. Betts also spent three years at NASA Langley Research Center working for Virginia Tech during his PhD dissertation and later as a Aerospace Engineer for Lockheed Martin’s Space Operations Langley Program Office. Dr. Betts hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from The College of William & Mary.