Howard is Divisional VP and General Manager at PTC responsible for the business strategy and P&L of PTC's Manufacturing Solutions Segment. His previous roles include General Manager of PTC’s Connected Product Management Segment, General Manager of PTC’s Service Lifecycle Management Segment and General Manager of PTC’s Supply Chain Management Segment. Howard has worked in the manufacturing industry since 1990 and has extensive experience leveraging digital information and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). He has been published and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and numerous other publications. Howard attended Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota, where he earned degrees in Economics and International Studies.