Dr. Anagnost holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the California State University, and holds both an MS in Engineering Science and a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University.
Jon is a Founder and Chairman of the Board of Onshape, a startup company in Cambridge, Massachusetts that offers the world’s first full-cloud professional 3D CAD system. Prior to Onshape Jon was a founder of SolidWorks, where he served as CEO, Board Member, and Group Executive until 2011. SolidWorks was acquired by Dassault Systemes.
Jon is a board member and advisor at many other startup companies in the 3D printing, augmented reality, and CAD markets including Magic Leap, Mark Forged, Z Corporation, Revit Technology, Liquid Machines, Express3D, and Vela Systems.
Jon has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT, where he was also a member of the MIT Blackjack Team, featured in several movie, book and TV stories. Jon is also a 3D printing fanatic, with 3 printers currently in his basement :-)