McKinney-based Sigmetrix, LLC, globally recognized leader in tolerance analysis and mechanical variation software solutions, announced that Chris Wilkes has been appointed President and CEO. Formerly Executive VP of Sales and Marketing for Sigmetrix, Wilkes has over 25 years of industry experience building successful software companies. Sigmetrix founder Tim Bogard will remain actively involved as the Chief Technology Evangelist and Founder and a member of the company's Board of Managers.
Wilkes has an extensive background in developing marketing, operations and product strategies that enhance corporate reputation, increase shareholder value and accelerate growth. Holding previous executive and leadership positions at Incentra, Sterling Software and AT&T, he was responsible for driving top and bottom-line company growth through fiscally accountable and operationally efficient leadership. At Sigmetrix, he has led the company to successive years of double digit revenue growth. In his new role, Wilkes will focus on accelerating product development, improving operational efficiency, advancing marketing and sales strategies and building key industry relationships.
"As a founder of Sigmetrix, it has been my privilege to guide the company through its early years to become the recognized leader in next generation robust design solutions for our markets. I am excited to focus my energies on Sigmetrix' future solutions strategies while working with Chris to grow the company to the next level," said Bogard. "My new role will allow me to focus on Sigmetrix' position in the market and accelerate our global partnerships."
"For more than 20 years Sigmetrix has been a PartnerAdvantage partner in good standing at the Gold Tier. They are one of the most active partners in the program and in 2008 were named Partner of the Year at PTC's User Conference. As Sigmetrix moves forward with Chris Wilkes as President and CEO and Tim Bogard as Chief Technology Evangelist, I look forward to our continued collaboration. Chris's business, sales and marketing acumen and Tim's deep product knowledge and understanding is a winning combination," said Andy Barlow, Vice President, PTC PartnerAdvantage Program.
Wilkes holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M as well as a Bachelor's degree in Marketing Management from Texas Tech. He will continue to reside in the Dallas area with his wife and two teenage children.
Sigmetrix is a global provider of comprehensive and easy-to-use software solutions that help users achieve robust designs through tolerance analysis and the correct application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). With over 20 years of research and development, Sigmetrix' products are fully integrated with PTC Pro/ENGINEER and Creo, and provide solutions that eliminate the error between the design intent for assemblies and the quality of the actual produced products. With implementation in more than 40 countries, Sigmetrix' software enables the world's leading product manufacturers in multiple industries to produce millions of parts every year that achieve critical performance objectives. For more information, visit their website at sigmetrix.com.