Asheen is the Product Manager, SolidWorks, for Sustainability & Education, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. North American Sustainability Leader, Dassault Systèmes and Adjunct Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Babson College.
Asheen Phansey joined Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. in 2010 as product manager for SolidWorks Sustainability based on his expertise in nature-inspired design, product lifecycle stewardship, industrial ecology and green marketing. He has also been appointed the North American sustainability leader for parent company Dassault Systèmes, responsible for corporate sustainability activities across all DS sites in the region.
Asheen travels widely speaking on sustainable innovation around the world. Prior to DS SolidWorks Corp., Asheen founded the consultancy Quaking Aspen to help companies develop their sustainable innovation toolkits, where his clients included companies such as enterprise carbon management provider eQuilibrium Solutions (acquired by EnerNOC) and Avery Dennison Corporation, and nonprofits such as the Conservation Law Foundation and Environmental Defense Fund.
Asheen’s expertise in sustainable innovation builds on his years of innovation experience in the biotech, software, and aerospace industries. These experiences included helping start a contract pharmaceutical manufacturing company that achieved $1M in revenues in the first twelve months and managing technology projects ranging from synthetic nanobiomaterials to unmanned aerial vehicles.
Asheen holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Babson College, and has received a certificate in bio-inspired design from the Biomimicry Institute.