Alex graduated as an Electro-Mechanics Engineer around 30 years ago. He worked at the university of Ghent for 6 years in the fields of durability and strength of materials, and after this he worked mainly in the fields of acoustics and vibration,, performing multiple engineering projects for customers across industries, responsible for a noise&vibration consulting department at a major service and certification provider. Alex started to work for Siemens (former LMS International) 15 years ago as a technical specialist with a regional focus on Europe, Russia, India, South East Asia and Australia. Alex grew into a sales and sales management role for the former LMS Head Quarters Sales Region. Today, Alex is responsible for EMEA Zone for Portfolio Development of System Simulation, Testing Solutions, as well as Engineering Services business. Alex has a passion for engineering innovation, combining simulation, testing and engineering skills.