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Dr. Jan Leuridan

Senior Vice President, Simulation and Test Solutions

Dr. Jan Leuridan is senior vice president in charge of simulation and test solutions for Siemens Digital Industries Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division. He also serves as CEO for Siemens Industry Software NV.
In 1984, Dr. Leuridan joined LMS International as Research and Development Manager and was subsequently appointed to the position of chief technical officer for the company. Since 1987, he also served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Following the acquisition of LMS by Siemens in 2013, Dr. Leuridan assumed his current role as leader of the Simulation and Test Solutions business segment within Siemens Digital Industries Software, in which the LMS portfolio of products is developed and managed.
Dr. Leuridan received an engineering degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Leuven in 1980. He later received an M.Sc. (1981) and Ph.D. (1984) from the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering of the University of Cincinnati. He is currently based in Leuven, Belgium.

About Siemens Digital Industries Software

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