Anurag Goel

Anurag Goel
CTO & VP Software Developmenttraitviolet

Anurag Goel has over 30 years experience in systems engineering, product design, development, product management, product evangelism and marketing of robust enterprise scale software products. His technology experience ranges from computer image processing & pattern recognition, hardware interfaces, CAD/PLM and enterprise software. Prior to co-founding Altierre in 2002, he worked as product architect and group manager for EDS /PLM, McDonnell Douglas, Medstone and Amada. Early in his career at EDS/PLM, he was the Technical Manager of the Geometric Modeling and Feature Modeling products, managing local software teams as well as extended offshore teams in Israel and India. Later, he was one of the chief architects of EDS/PLM’s KBE products where he single-handedly designed & developed a Java-based interpretive KBE language, a remote KBE client and framework for the KBE Engine application server. This work was adopted later as the next generation KBE/CAD product. At EDS/PLM, several products were designed under his stewardship and are currently in use at companies such as GEAE, Pratt & Whitney and GM. He later founded Afferent Technologies to build the next generation KBE/PLM product. At Medstone, he developed a Stereoscopic Vision System that was key in the success of the company’s lithotripter product. At Amada, he developed a prototype six-axis YAG-laser machining center, worked extensively on a linear-motor platform based CO2-laser machining system, developed CO2-laser welding system and developed a large library of pattern recognition software for punch-press and laser-cut parts. He holds an MS Mechanical Engineering/Mathematics from UC Irvine and a BS from IIT Kanpur, India. A compulsive inventor, he has, taken up the NASA challenge to create the space-warp drive.