James R. Scapa

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James R. Scapa brings more than 35 years of engineering experience to his role as founder, chairman, and CEO of Altair, a global company focused on transforming product and business decision-making through simulation, data analytics and optimization solutions.

Growth: Altair 2019 Year in Review

The end of a year usually heralds a period of reflection, both on times gone past and the budding new year around the corner. When I look back on 2019, I find myself in awe of the accomplishments from the … Read More

Diverse Cultures Foster Innovation

Diversity and inclusion drive innovation. Diverse ideas form diverse views. This idea is nothing new – it has been making the rounds on stages, in boardrooms, on podcasts and in business books for years. Experts have confirmed that companies composed … Read More

Jim Scapa, Altair CEO

Design Like the Future Depends on it

Innovation is alive and well and shaking up the status quo as evidenced by the myriad customers who presented at our annual global Altair Technology Conference (ATC). This year’s event hosted more than 700 attendees, 17 technology and partner sponsors, … Read More