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Asheen serves as the first Sustainability Product Manager and corporate sustainability leader for SolidWorks Corporation. SolidWorks makes leading CAD and simulation software (more than a million licenses worldwide), and has pioneered an exciting real-time environmental impact design dashboard in partnership with LCA heavyweight PE International. See a cool demo video of SolidWorks Sustainability at…
Asheen serves as the first Sustainability Product Manager and corporate sustainability leader for SolidWorks Corporation. SolidWorks makes leading CAD and simulation software (more than a million licenses worldwide), and has pioneered an exciting real-time environmental impact design dashboard in partnership with LCA heavyweight PE International. See a cool demo video of SolidWorks Sustainability at http://www.solidworks.com/sustainability/design-gallery.htm.

Asheen is first a sustainability guy. His expertise includes biomimicry (nature-inspired design), product lifecycle stewardship, sustainable business models, and green marketing. His prior consulting work includes ecological product stewardship for Avery Dennison, green marketing strategy for the Conservation Law Foundation, and sustainable business expertise for Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

Asheen has traveled the world giving talks on sustainable innovation, including guest-lecturing for Hunter Lovins at the Presidio School of Management; delivering the 2009 Sutton Lecture for the International Center for Ethics in Business in Lawrence, Kansas; and speaking at the IE Social Enterprise Forum in Madrid. As an Adjunct Professor at Babson College, Asheen's innovative MBA courses in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Green Marketing have received acclaim in BusinessWeek and The Economist.

Asheen holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Babson College. He has been certified as a Biologist at the Design Table by the Biomimicry Institute, and has served on the executive leadership team of the Boston professional chapter of Net Impact since 2007.
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Asheen Phansey

Manager, Sustainable Innovation Lab at Dassault Systemes
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