Global Services Manager Ron Fasbinder has more than 30 years of experience in PLM planning, new product development and product validation as well as program/project planning with a focus on automation and knowledge-based engineering. Before joining EASi in 2014, Ron held positions with Tata Technologies, INCAT, EADS Matra Datavision and IBM Automotive Competency Center, among other companies. Ron’s background includes manufacturing/tooling and fixture design, CNC machining, value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE), composite tooling, engineering data migration/interoperability, including computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), offline robotics programming, injection molding, and process automation. Ron has expertise in building cross functional teams, guiding project definition, developing onsite, near site and offshore engagement models, building strategic customer partnerships and managing project governance. He attended Grand Valley State University.