Reza Sadeghi has over 20 years of experience in executive management, portfolio planning, product development, mergers and acquisitions. As chief strategy officer, he is responsible for BIOVIA’s portfolio and strategy at DASSAULT SYSTEMES as well as BIOVIA’s contract research. After beginning his career in R&D for Aerospace and Defense, he moved on to an executive role at MARC Analysis Research Corporation and later with MSC Software, both of which are developers of scientific software with focus on modeling and simulation. At MSC Software, Reza was responsible for product strategy and a multi-industry portfolio with a global team covering the US, Europe, and Asia. He retains an adjunct faculty status at UCSD and SDSU graduate schools of engineering.