Analyst Profile
Marc Halpern
Marc Halpern
Research VP
Stamford, CT USA
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Years of Experience
14 years at Gartner
26 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Manufacturing
Application Development & Integration
Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

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Roles and Responsibilities
Marc Halpern, P.E., Ph.D., focuses on design, engineering, and product life cycle management strategies and software applications in the manufacturing Verticals unit. His coverage spans software applications and best practices for discrete manufacturing and process manufacturing industries. Discrete manufacturing industries served include aerospace, automotive, industrial, durable consumer goods, medical devices, and industrial equipment. Process industries served involve formula-based packaged goods such as food and beverages, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
Previous Experience
Prior to Gartner, Dr. Halpern had experience in most facets of design and engineering software. He was one of the earliest developers of Ansys computer-aided engineering software which he also supported with training and consulting services. As a practicing engineer, Dr. Halpern worked in the defense industry where he was engaged in design and analysis work which involved development of leading edge simulation capabilities. This background was the foundation upon which he continues to advance concepts of product lifecycle management that extend into evolving capabilities in systems engineering, product portfolio management, and product cost estimating.
Professional Background
D. H. Brown Associates, Director of Research: Engineering, Manufacturing, and Design, 10 years
Structural Dynamics Research Corp. (now Siemens), Application Engineer, 2 years
Weidlinger Associates, Senior Research Engineer, 5 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Gartner Global Achievement Award, 2011
Gartner Thought Leadership Award, 2006
Education
B.S., Engineering, Brown University
M.S., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Registered professional engineer in the state of New York




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Hype Cycle for Discrete Manufacturing and PLM, 2014 25-Jul-2014 Marc Halpern, Simon F Jacobson, Janet Suleski
Hype Cycle for Process Manufacturing and PLM, 2014 15-Jul-2014 Janet Suleski, Marc Halpern, Simon F Jacobson
PTC Makes Key Advance in Model-Based Systems Engineering With Atego Buy 20-Jun-2014 Marc Halpern
Dassault Systemes' Biovia Is Poised to Capture PLM Life Science Market 27-May-2014 Michael Shanler, Marc Halpern
Autodesk Drives Into 3D Printing With a Hardware Play 14-May-2014 Pete Basiliere, Michael Shanler, Marc Halpern