Brion is the VP, Global Business Development: Retail Business Unit at PTC. Brion has over 30 years experience in the PLM and related industries, with the last 15+ years focused in providing PLM to the Retail & Consumer market. Prior to joining PTC, Mr. Carroll was founder, CEO and President of Aptavis Technologies Corporation, the company that developed the FlexPLM product, and previously founded and served as CEO of Life Cycle Solutions, Inc,. He has authored numerous articles and white papers. Brion has a BA and MBA from the University of Phoenix.