About Altair
Only forward.

Only Forward.

Business is complex. But in complexity, there is opportunity for innovative solutions. Our comprehensive, open-architecture solutions for data analytics, computer-aided engineering, and high-performance computing (HPC), enable design and optimization for high performance, innovative, and sustainable products and processes in an increasingly connected world.

Setting the Bar. Again and Again.

We strive for the intuitive and the smart, because those are the ideas that propel everyone forward. They set the bar. But we never stay there. We keep moving on. And on. We are a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, HPC, and data analytics.

Data Analytics

Data Analytics: Connect the Dots and Find Your Path Forward

Everything has a number. A consumer. A product. An action. All quantifiable. But what do you do with it all? What are you looking for? And what do you want to achieve? Altair data analytics is about bringing transformation, insights, and confidence to you and your team. It starts with revolutionizing how insight is generated, eliminating wasted time on repeated tasks or creating code. It’s about turning complex data into smart data and making insights actionable. And it’s about instilling confidence so you can make smarter decisions from accurate data you can trust. When you work with us, big data can unlock big opportunities. It’s a big pool. Let us know when you’re ready to jump in.

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Simulation-driven design

The Creator of Simulation-driven Design

Our simulation-driven approach to innovation is powered by our integrated suite of software which optimizes design performance across multiple disciplines encompassing structures, motion, fluids, thermal management, electromagnetics, system modeling and embedded systems, while also providing data analytics and true-to-life visualization and rendering. As a leading provider of enterprise-class engineering software enabling innovation, we deliver reduced development times and lower costs throughout the entire product lifecycle from concept design to in-service operation.

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high-performance computing

HPC and Cloud: Limitless Potential

Nobody likes moving. But moving to the cloud can mean reducing the cost of managing and maintaining your IT systems. It also makes computing scalable and more powerful because the cloud can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, hassle-free, when you work with Altair. We provide all the power you need in the cloud, and even if you need more, we have our elite partners. Through bursting and resource management, you can easily and securely burst to different cloud platforms with Oracle, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. Our partners are your partners. Whether your engineers want to actively explore and access simulation and data analytics combined with HPC and cloud on the Altair One™ platform, or enjoy turnkey solution with HPC in the cloud, we can ready your company for new HPC heights.

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internet of things

IoT: From Connected to Curated and Cultivated

Altair has a powerful collection of web services, edge intelligence, and analytics tools for companies who want to quickly develop scalable IoT based solutions and improve those intelligently throughout their lifetime. In tandem with engineering simulation and data analytics, it empowers you to create applications like digital twins – digital replicas of objects, processes, and more, helping you gain operational insights, reduce cost of product design as well as operation, and plan predictive maintenance to improve the remaining useful life (RUL) of your product. This can further be leveraged to help create solutions spanning smart products, smart buildings, smart health, smart energy and so much more…for a smarter world.

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Our Core Values

Our people are referred to as Altairians

Our people, affectionately referred to as Altairians, with their individual passions, talents and experience, collectively fuel the development of Altair technologies and our unwavering commitment to support our clients in making the great even greater and innovating to succeed tomorrow.

Altair prides itself on business culture

Altairians are driven by curiosity and a deep desire to look beyond the horizon for new insights, ideas and possibilities, for our customers and ourselves.

We envision the future, communicating honestly and broadly, all while seeking technology and business “firsts” and embracing diversity and risk taking.

Executive Management

Leading a Culture of Innovation

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer

Howard Morof

Howard Morof

Chief Financial Officer

Howard Morof

Howard Morof

Chief Financial Officer

Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

President, Chief Operating Officer

Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

President, Chief Operating Officer

James Dagg

James Dagg

Chief Technical Officer

James Dagg

James Dagg

Chief Technical Officer

Dr. Uwe Schramm

Dr. Uwe Schramm

Chief Technical Officer

Dr. Uwe Schramm

Dr. Uwe Schramm

Chief Technical Officer

Srikanth

Srikanth "Sam" Mahalingam

Chief Technical Officer

Srikanth

Srikanth "Sam" Mahalingam

Chief Technical Officer

Amy Messano

Amy Messano

Chief Marketing Officer

Amy Messano

Amy Messano

Chief Marketing Officer

Andrea Siudara

Andrea Siudara

Chief Information Officer

Andrea Siudara

Andrea Siudara

Chief Information Officer

Nelson Dias

Nelson Dias

Chief Revenue Officer

Nelson Dias

Nelson Dias

Chief Revenue Officer

Gilma Saravia

Gilma Saravia

Chief People Officer

Gilma Saravia

Gilma Saravia

Chief People Officer

Dave Simon

Dave Simon

Chief Administrative Officer

Dave Simon

Dave Simon

Chief Administrative Officer

Raoul Maitra

Raoul Maitra

Chief Legal Officer

Raoul Maitra

Raoul Maitra

Chief Legal Officer

Stephanie Buckner

Stephanie Buckner

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Stephanie Buckner

Stephanie Buckner

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Board of Directors

Providing Oversight and Guidance for Success

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

James R. Scapa

Trace Harris

Trace Harris

Trace Harris

Trace Harris

Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

Brett Chouinard

Steve Earhart

Steve Earhart

Steve Earhart

Steve Earhart

Jan Kowal

Jan Kowal

Jan Kowal

Jan Kowal

Richard Hart

Richard Hart

Richard Hart

Richard Hart

Mary C. Boyce

Mary C. Boyce

Mary C. Boyce

Mary C. Boyce