Steve Dertien is a Senior Vice President for PTC’s Office of the CTO. He is responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy for PTC’s Enterprise Products and maintaining vision alignment with PTC’s customers. Previously, Mr. Dertien served as a Technical Vice President with the PTC Enterprise Deployment Center since 2009 responsible for developing and evangelizing PTC's technology strategy and advising customers leveraging PTC’s solutions in their enterprise. He oversaw significant advancements in PTC and customer technology and product strategies in the data center for advancing larger deployments of solutions and the increasing demands for globalization, IT infrastructure, networking, cloud computing, security, scalability and performance. Mr. Dertien joined PTC in 2000 as a Technical Consultant with PTC Global Services. Through his nine years with Global Services Mr. Dertien furthered his PTC career from a Solution Architect to Chief Architect in North America.