Chief Technology Officer and President, Ventures
As Chief Technology Officer for Hexagon and president of Ventures, Claudio Simão leads the organisation in its mission of leveraging cross-divisional technologies and a solution-centric strategy. Simão joined Hexagon in 2002 as president of Hexagon South America, where he continues to lead an aggressive growth strategy. During his tenure, Simão also has served as president of Hexagon Metrology Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Hexagon, Simão held the position of president and CEO of Pluriform Plasticos, SBQT Sistemas and Netstal-Quality Equipamentos. Simão holds degrees in mechanical engineering and physics, has written several books on physics and technology, and holds various patents in sensors technology.