Thom Singer sits down for an chat with Founder and CEO of Aras. Peter Schroer and his wife started the company twenty years ago, and are currently experiencing 40% growth. They have over 600 employees, and have seen the growth in both the company and the people they work with over two decades. In this episode Peter shares his journey and practical advice for entrepreneurs in any industry.
Aras provides a resilient platform for digital industrial applications. Its open, low code technology enables the rapid delivery of flexible, upgradeable solutions for the engineering, manufacturing and maintenance of complex products. Aras’ platform and product lifecycle management applications connect users in all disciplines and functions to critical product data and processes across the lifecycle and throughout the extended supply chain. Airbus, Audi, GE, GM, Honda, Kawasaki, Microsoft, and Mitsubishi are investing in the platform to manage complex change and traceability.
About Peter Schroer
Peter Schroer has 35 years experience growing high-tech companies into market leaders by spearheading solution innovation combined with structured growth strategies. Prior to founding Aras Corporation, Peter was General Manager, US Operations, for Eigner+Partner [acquired by Agile Software], a provider of PDM technology.
Before founding Aras, he was a General Manager at both Workgroup Technologies and Thermo Electron. Peter began his career as a manager with Data General. He was also a member of the Nobel Prize winning design team at the prestigious IBM Thomas Watson Institute. Peter holds a BSEE, MENG EE, and MBA from Cornell University.
About Thom Singer
Thom Singer is a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies / EmCee. He is the host of two podcasts and the author of 12 books. Thom often speaks inside companies doing workshops for peak performance teams and at larger conferences. If you are hosting a meeting, check on the programs offered by Thom Singer to make your event the “Best Conference Ever”.