Senior Vice President, Global Affairs at Dassault Systèmes Americas and President of the DS US Foundation
Al Bunshaft is the Senior Vice President of Global Affairs, Americas, for Dassault Systèmes. He is also the President of the Dassault Systèmes US Foundation, the charitable arm of the company’s US presence.
Bunshaft’s expertise in 3D visualization, computer graphics and engineering-related software tools has been a special focus of his career. He is Dassault Systèmes’ leading voice for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States. From 2014-2017, Bunshaft was co-chair of the STEM Innovation Task Force of STEMconnector, a consortium of organizations concerned with STEM education and the workforce of the future. He represents the company on the US Council on Competitiveness, which advances a pro-growth policy agenda to US government representatives, and of a National Academy of Engineering committee on the integration of STEM, humanities and arts.
He received his bachelor of science degree in computer science and mathematics from the University at Albany, SUNY. He has a master of science degree in computer systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.