Welcome Spectrum Users!
Collaborate 2017 is Viewpoint’s annual User Conference which now includes Spectrum Customers. Attend three full days with a packed agenda of incredible sessions, speakers, and networking events.
Moving Forward With Spectrum
Learn, Optimize & Gain Greater ROI From Your Software Investment
|70+ Sessions for Spectrum customers to choose from||Earn valuable CPE credits|
|30+ Engaging keynote and thought leadership speakers||Learn more about the benefits of Viewpoint and Dexter + Chaney joining forces.|
|50+ Partners in the exhibition hall showcasing innovative solutions||Connect with new and existing peers at various networking events throughout the week|
Manolis Kotzabasakis, CEO
Manolis Kotzabasakis serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Viewpoint, joining in August 2015. Kotzabasakis comes to Viewpoint from AspenTech, the world leader in software that optimizes complex production processes for the oil & gas, chemical and construction industries. During his 18 years with AspenTech, Kotzabasakis held several executive positions including Marketing & Strategy, Worldwide Sales Operations and most recently served as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Research & Development, where he led the creation of AspenTech’s technical/scientific vision and strategy on a global basis.
Kotzabasakis manages and drives Viewpoint’s world-wide operations to best meet the growing and progressive technology needs of the construction and capital projects industries.
Matt Harris, SVP of Products
Matt is responsible for driving Viewpoint’s overall product strategy and roadmap, ensuring they address the real-world business issues construction professionals face every day. Matt previously served as VP of Strategy and Corporate Development and was responsible for Viewpoint’s strategic growth initiatives. Before joining Viewpoint in 2011, he lived and worked in Holland and led, as VP and General Manager, the highest growth division at FEI Company, a publicly traded global leader in nanotechnology innovations. Prior to his GM role he helped to reshape FEI’s strategy as its VP of Global Strategy and Business Development. In addition to Strategy, M&A, and Operational executive roles with Planar Systems, and Netscape, he began his career with General Electric in a technical leadership program. Matt has engineering and psychology degrees from Cornell and his MBA from Stanford University.
Dan Farner, VP of Product Development
Dan oversees Viewpoint’s Product Development and Hosted Operation teams. He is responsible for the company’s engineering, development and testing activities of the ERP, collaboration, mobile, on premises and cloud deployed products.
Twenty-seven years ago, after receiving his Bachelors degree from Western Oregon University, Dan immediately joined Viewpoint (then Bidtek) as a software developer. He has held various product development roles during his many years of service for Viewpoint, including QA/BI Manager, Development Manager and Development Director.
Scott Stratten, Keynote Speaker
Scott is the co-author of 4 best selling business books, co-owner of UnMarketing Inc and co-host of not only The UnPodcast, but five children, two dogs and two cats. He was put on this earth to remind the world that not all Canadians are passively polite. Businesses like PepsiCo, Saks Fifth Avenue, IBM, Cirque du Soleil, Microsoft and others have been brave enough to want his advice, to the point that Scott has been named one of the Top 5 Social Media Influencers in the world by Forbes.com.
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