Richard L. Ptak
Richard Ptak has more than 30 years of experience in systems product management, working closely with Fortune 50 companies in developing product direction and strategies at a global level. Previously, he held positions as senior vice president at Hurwitz Group and D.H. Brown Associates. Earlier in his career, Rich held engineering and marketing management positions with Western Electric’s Electronic Switch Manufacturing Division and Digital Equipment Corp. He’s frequently quoted in major business and trade press. Rich holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Master’s of Science degree in Engineering from Kansas State University.