Markku Palanterä

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Markku Palanterä is the Director of Global Composites Business Development at Altair, in which role he promotes Altair’s complete offering for composite design, optimization, and simulation. Markku joined Altair in 2017 through the acquisition of Componeering Inc. and its ESAComp software. He was a founder member of the team that started ESAComp software development at Helsinki University of Technology in the early 1990’s as a project for the European Space Agency (ESA). In 2000, Markku along with a few colleagues established Componeering to continue software development and to commercialize ESAComp. He holds a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.