Iain J. Michel

Iain J. Michel

Iain J. Michel

Divisional Vice President and General Manager of Connected Products Solutions | PTC

Iain Michel is Divisional Vice President and General Manager of Connected Products Solutions at PTC. In this role Mr.

Michel builds customer-facing, operationally transformative solutions that incorporate PTC’s industry-leading CAD, PLM,

IoT, and AR technologies. His responsibilities include interacting with and guiding customers to develop, scale, and roll

out high impact solution programs based on their unique operational excellence goals. Mr. Michel brings years of IoT

experience and deep understanding of the broader technology market to focus PTC’s activities towards breakthrough

technology development and collaboration with the ecosystem through partners and industry consortiums.


Since joining PTC in 2001, Mr. Michel has held senior level positions in business development, corporate development

and strategy. Mr. Michel most recently served as corporate vice president of corporate development for PTC. In this

role, Mr. Michel was responsible for defining strategy and executing plans for enhancing PTC’s growth opportunities

through strategic corporate development, managing mergers and acquisitions, as well as developing worldwide strategic

partnerships and alliances. Mr. Michel led the acquisitions of ThingWorx, Axeda, Coldlight, Kepware, and Vuforia.

Prior to PTC, Mr. Michel held product strategy and business development positions with Ariba, and was a consultant

with The Lucas Group, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, and Accenture. Mr. Michel began his career with General Electric.


Mr. Michel attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He also earned a

Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.