Corporate Vice President of Strategy | PTC
Entrepreneur and industry luminary, John McEleney has spent his career transforming businesses, driving corporate strategy and forecasting what’s next in product development and manufacturing. With more than 30 years of experience in mechanical design and software, McEleney understands the innovation challenges customers face in today’s hyper-connected world, and helps them navigate the digital era. He is now the Corporate Vice President of strategy at PTC.
In 2012, McEleney launched Onshape — a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product development platform – which was acquired by PTC in 2019. Previously, McEleney was the CEO of CloudSwitch, a cloud enterprise software company acquired by Verizon, and the CEO of SolidWorks, acquired by Dassault Systèmes.
McEleney serves as a director of Stratasys Inc., a publicly held 3D printing company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester, a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Boston University, and an MBA from Northeastern University.